Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on October 23 he had told Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that Islamabad was prepared to help revive peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban.
Shi'a observed Ashura in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, amid tightened security measures following a suicide bombing in Balochistan Province the day before. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Michelle Obama announced a U.S. pledge of $70 million to help educate 200,000 adolescent girls in Pakistan October 22.
U.S. President Barack Obama urged Pakistan to avoid risky and destabilizing developments in its nuclear weapons program while working to help reignite peace talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban.
At least ten people -- including six children -- have been killed and several others wounded in a suicide bomb attack at a Shi'ite mosque in southwest Pakistan.
U.S. President Barack Obama has said he wants to deepen U.S. relations with Pakistan.
Pakistani military said that air strikes have killed 21 "terrorists" in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to strongly resist any limits on Pakistan's use of small tactical nuclear weapons at a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama.
A new police unit has been created to patrol traffic in the Khyber Pass -- the first time Pakistan has deployed traffic police anywhere in its tribal regions. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Police say four suspected militants were killed when a police raid sparked a gun battle in northwest Pakistan on October 21.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in an unusual reversal, said he advised President Barack Obama in May 2011 to go ahead with the raid that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
Pakistani Sikhs protested in the northwestern city of Peshawar after Hindus in Indian Punjab allegedly destroyed a copy of their holy book. The incident set off a series of protests in India and Pakistan over the past week.