Tajikistan's government has expressed concern over young Tajiks receiving education at Islamic religious schools abroad.
Pakistan's parliament has approved a constitutional amendment enabling military courts to try civilian terrorism suspects.
Indian and Pakistani troops have traded fire along the disputed border region of Kashmir, killing five people.
A U.S. drone strike targeting a Pakistani Taliban commander in northwest Pakistan has reportedly killed at least six militants
Pakistan's military says fresh air strikes in restive tribal areas along the border with Afghanistan have left 31 militants dead.
Pakistani and Indian border guards exchanged fire along the disputed border region of Kashmir, killing four people, including a teenage girl.
The Pakistani government has decided to try to amend the constitution so that special military courts can be formed to accelerate the trials of alleged terrorists.
The Indian government says a Pakistani fishing boat laden with explosives bound for India blew up, killing all four people on board.
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the chief of the banned Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), was granted bail on December 18 by an antiterrorism court.
Pakistan has hanged a man convicted of attempting to assassinate former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in 2003.
One day after a Pakistani court cancelled the pretrial detention of the accused mastermind of a 2008 Mumbai, India, terrorist attack that left 166 dead, he has again been arrested by Pakistani police.
The Pakistan military says its forces have killed 55 Islamist militants as part of a offensive following a deadly school massacre.