At least 15 were killed in shootouts during Friday and Saturday in Karachi, police said, the latest victims in a surge of deadly violence that has gripped Pakistan's largest city and commercial capital.
Pro-Taliban cleric Sufi Mohammad has announced he has pulled out of a peace deal in the violence-plagued Swat Valley, saying the government is not serious about implementing Islamic law, or sharia, in the region.
A suicide attacker targeting the home of a provincial party leader in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) killed four people and injured seven on Thursday, according to the Interior ministry and local police.
Militants attacked the home of a lawmaker in Pakistan's violence-plagued northwest Monday, killing 10 people in the latest unrest to hit the country since the resignation of President Pervez Musharraf, authorities said.
Athlas Khan says he wants to vote for people who are honest in Pakistan's upcoming general elections. Sporting a warm smile from under his turban, the elderly rickshaw driver adds that he wants to vote for those who are working for Allah and Prophet Mohammad.
A suicide bomber who slipped into a political rally and detonated an explosive killed eight people in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal area near the Afghan border Monday, Pakistan's state news agency said.