A Pakistani court on Thursday postponed a decision on whether to grant bail to a Christian girl accused of burning pages of the Quran in a case that has heightened religious tensions in the capital, Islamabad.
The new chief of Pakistan's spy agency will urge the United States to end drone strikes on Pakistani soil and identify targets that the country's security forces can then attack, a senior intelligence official said.
Eight people were killed in eastern Afghanistan by rockets fired from Pakistan, an official from the Afghan province of Kunar told CNN on Sunday.
Pakistan's ambassador to the U.S., Sherry Rehman, talks about efforts to repair her country's relationship with the U.S.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Sherry Rehman about the U.S.-Pakistani relationship.
Rep. Peter King (R) and Rep Lynn Woolsey (D) on the pros and cons of drones used overseas and in the U.S.
On Sunday a missile launched from a U.S. drone struck a house in Pakistan's remote tribal agency of North Waziristan, killing eight suspected militants, most of whom were loyal to the Pakistani Taliban commander, Hafiz Gul Bahadur. Bahadur has reportedly overseen multiple attacks against NATO troops in Afghanistan.
Seventeen Pakistani soldiers who were kidnapped last week are shown beheaded in a video released by the Taliban.
Following a messy political process, new Pakistani P.M. Raja Pervez Ashraf has emerged. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Four suspected militants were killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region Tuesday night, a government official and a military official told CNN.
Raja Pervez Ashraf ascended to prime minister of Pakistan on Friday after lawmakers approved his nomination in a majority vote in parliament.
Reza Sayah reports on an arrest warrant for Pakistan's ruling party candidate for prime minister, Makhdoom Shahabuddin .
Three high-profile Pakistanis explain the fallout of the Supreme Court sacking Prime Minister Gilani.
Pakistan is facing uncertainty after the country's Supreme Court effectively removed Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from office.
Pakistan's president has summoned the lower house of parliament to meet Friday to elect a new prime minister after the nation's top court ruled that Yousuf Raza Gilani is ineligible to hold office.
Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is found guilty in contempt case. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
A bomb exploded near a market in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 25 people and injuring 40, government official Khalid Mumtaz said.
A suspected U.S. drone strike in northwestern Pakistan on Monday morning killed 15 militants and wounded three others, a local government official said, the third such deadly attack in as many days.
A suspected U.S. drone strike killed at least two militants Saturday morning in Pakistan's tribal region, a local official said.
A suspected U.S. drone fired two missiles at a militant hideout in Pakistan's tribal region on Thursday, killing eight people, a senior local official said.
President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan will attend the NATO summit meeting about Afghanistan in Chicago this weekend, his office said in a statement Thursday.
Recent ballistic missile tests by India, Pakistan and North Korea -- which has ominously threatened to "reduce to ashes" the South Korean military "in minutes" -- are once again focusing the world's attention on the dangers of nuclear war.
With his fate at home hanging in the balance, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani repudiated U.S. claims that Pakistan was falling short on fighting the war on terrorism and said instead that his nation was operating on a trust deficit with Washington.
Far from clarifying matters, the Pakistani Supreme Court's guilty verdict against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has added several layers of uncertainty about the fate of Pakistan's civilian government and its longest serving prime minister.
The Pakistani Supreme Court on Thursday convicted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani of contempt of court but gave him just a symbolic sentence that will not require him to serve time in prison.
Pakistan said Wednesday that it had conducted a test launch of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, just days after its arch-rival India tested a longer-range missile.
Pakistan says it has test-fired a missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
U.S. troops have fired into Pakistani territory at least four times in the last 10 months in cross-border skirmishes that they say are in response to shelling from inside Pakistan, CNN has learned.
First images from GEO TV of the plane crash site and debris near Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
A commercial airplane carrying 127 people crashed Friday in Islamabad just before it was to land at a nearby airport, according to Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor.
Pakistan says it is liaising with the governments of Yemen and Saudi Arabia before it decides when to deport several of Osama bin Laden's family members of back to their homelands.
Pakistan's parliament set out new guidelines for its relations with the United States, as it agreed to re-engage with Washington after months of tension over deadly airstrikes on a Pakistani border post by NATO forces and other issues.
Rescue crews continued their frantic search Sunday at a Himalayan military outpost near the Indian border where a massive avalanche buried up to 139 people, most of them Pakistani soldiers.
A rescue is under way for trapped soldiers near the Pakistan and India border. CNN's Natalie Allen reports.
Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari met with the Indian prime minister in New Delhi on Sunday -- the first visit to India by a Pakistani head of state in seven years.
Asif Ali Zardari meets the Indian prime minister -- the first visit to India by a Pakistani president in 7 years.
President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan is scheduled to visit India on Sunday, the first by a Pakistani head of state in seven years, amid thawing relations between the two nuclear-armed archrivals.
A drone strike took place early Friday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan near the border with Afghanistan, a Pakistani military official said.
The past year has seen the number of CIA drone strikes in Pakistan plummet. In the first three months of 2012, there were 11, compared with 21 in the first three months of 2011 and a record 28 in the first quarter of 2010.
President Barack Obama expressed hope Tuesday that the United States and Pakistan can arrive at a "balanced approach" to relations as he met with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for the first time since a string of damaging episodes last year.
Pakistan's parliament is expected this week to debate a committee's recommendation that the United States stop drone strikes inside its territory and apologize unconditionally for airstrikes last year that killed two dozen Pakistani soldiers.
World leaders are meeting in Seoul this week to discuss how to deal with the threat of nuclear terrorism.
Pakistani authorities have started legal proceedings against the widows of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden for allegedly entering Pakistan illegally and alleged forgery, Pakistan's interior minister told reporters Thursday.
A suicide bomber targeted a funeral in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least 14 people and wounding 37 others, officials said.
Pakistan's prime minister named a new head of Inter-Services Intelligence, the country's powerful spy agency and a critical element in the U.S. fight against insurgents in both Pakistan and neighboring Afghanistan.
A prominent figure in the Pakistani Taliban on Thursday questioned a decision by the group's leadership to remove him from his position of deputy commander over accusations he held unauthorized talks with the Pakistani government
Pakistan announced plans Thursday to proceed with the construction of a natural gas pipeline to Iran in an apparent rebuff to warnings from Washington to call off the project.
A 16-year-old petition alleging that Pakistan's intelligence agency bribed senior politicians in the 1990 general elections resurfaced in the country's highest court Wednesday, the attorney for the petitioner told CNN.
In an unusual attack in a relatively peaceful region of northwest Pakistan, assailants ambushed four passenger buses, pulled out Shiite males and killed 18 of them Tuesday, police said.
An explosion outside a political rally in northwest Pakistan Monday killed five people and wounded 10, officials said.
Pakistan says a visit by U.S. special envoy Marc Grossman could stir anti-American sentiment.
An employee at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad was detained at the Peshawar airport in Pakistan on Tuesday after bullets were found in his luggage, police said
Pakistan's prime minister says he has an "extremely capable" lawyer and doesn't believe the country's supreme court will jail him on contempt charges after a Monday hearing.
A suspected U.S. drone strike killed four people in Pakistan's tribal region Thursday morning, Pakistani officials told CNN.
Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani filed an appeal Wednesday against a Supreme Court decision to charge him with contempt, his lawyer said, the latest move in a drawn-out struggle between the country's political leaders and the judiciary.
The Pakistani prime minister tells CNN he has no objection to being sent to prison if the court desires.
Pakistan continues to support the Taliban in Afghanistan, a secret NATO report says, according to a journalist who has read it, despite years of Pakistani denials and American pressure to stop backing the insurgency.
Jerome Starkey of The Times discusses a leaked, highly classified report on the Afghan Taliban.
Hundreds of militants stormed military checkpoints in northwest Pakistan early Tuesday, killing at least eight soldiers and injuring 10 others, military and government officials said -- the latest in a string of attacks against security forces.
Pakistan has not yet decided whether to try a Pakistani doctor for high treason for assisting the United States in gathering intelligence ahead of the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, a senior Pakistani government official said Monday.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has postponed his return from exile until the political situation in Pakistan and the court cases against him are resolved, a senior leader in his party said Friday.
Every week, millions of Pakistanis watch political comedy shows mocking what many view as Pakistan's inept leadership.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to former president of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf about his return to Pakistan.
The man at the center of a dispute over whether Pakistan's civilian government last year sought U.S. help to sideline the military leadership has decided against going to Islamabad to testify to a commission set up by the Supreme Court.
A legal showdown appears to be brewing between Pakistani courts and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. Reza Sayah reports.
Former top Pakistani military officers Sunday called for Pakistan's former strongman to be allowed back without facing arrest and condemned what they called the "bashing" of the country's armed forces.
The United States is committed to "a strong, mutually respectful relationship with Pakistan" and will continue to provide civilian aid, the U.S. State Department said, despite tensions between the two nations.
Pakistan's prime minister was called before the country's Supreme Court Thursday in a battle over corruption cases facing the president and other officials.
Brian Todd reports on Pervez Musharraf's stated desire to return to Pakistan. Will he be arrested?
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is reassessing a planned return home after the government warned he will be detained as soon as he sets foot in the nation, his political party said Thursday.
Pakistan reiterated Wednesday that it will arrest former President Pervez Musharraf should he return home after three years of self-imposed exile.
CNN's Becky Anderson talks to former Pakistani Ambassador to UK Akbar Ahmed about the possibility of a coup in Pakistan.
Pakistan is facing its most serious political crisis in years, with rapidly escalating conflicts between the civilian government, the military and the judiciary, against the backdrop of a faltering economy, widespread poverty, corruption and the bloody war with Islamist militant groups.
Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani talks to CNN's Reza Sayah about the strained relationship with the U.S.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to face a contempt of court hearing this week, officials said, setting up a potential showdown between the nation's judicial and political leaders.
Embattled Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari met with Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani -- a sign that, some say, shows tensions between Pakistan's civilian and military leadership are cooling down.
Pakistan's president has returned to his nation's capital after a private trip to Dubai, officials said Friday, amid what appears to be growing tension surrounding his hold on power.
The CIA looks to restore relations after a U.S. strike killed 24 Pakistani troops. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
CNN's Fareed Zakaria speaks with Pervez Musharraf about the security of Pakistan's nuclear weapons.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf came to power in a bloodless military coup in 1999 when he was chief of Pakistan's army. He held power until the 2008 elections after which he resigned. Since then he has lived in self-imposed exile in London. In late 2010 he launched the All Pakistan Muslim League party with a view to running for office in 2013. Musharraf now says he plans to return to his home country sometime at the end of January.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf pledged in a speech Sunday to return to his country later this month, despite word from authorities that he will be arrested when he does so.
The Pakistani government has released from a Karachi, Pakistan, jail 179 Indian fishermen imprisoned for violating territorial waters, officials said Saturday.
Nuclear rivals India and Pakistan exchanged lists of their nuclear sites Sunday in accordance with a 1988 agreement that prohibits the neighboring countries from attacking the locations, officials in Islamabad said.
Explosions near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan killed 15 people Friday, authorities said.
Pakistan's Supreme Court appointed a panel Friday to investigate a memo allegedly drafted by the civilian leadership in which it asked the United States to rein in the nation's powerful military.
Pakistan's government has formally disputed the findings of a U.S. investigation into a November airstrike that killed 24 Pakistanis, saying the bombardment went on long after it reported its troops were under fire.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports on a Pakistani-Indian tradition dating back to 1959, a sunset flag-lowering ceremony war dance.
Representatives of India and Pakistan on Tuesday will hold the second day of two-day talks on conventional and nuclear weapons, Indian officials said.
Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani tempered political sizzle Saturday by welcoming a statement by the army chief that dispelled notions of a military coup.
The Taliban are claiming responsibility for a suicide car bombing Saturday that struck a military housing area in northwest Pakistan, a spokesman for the group said.
Pakistan was abuzz Friday with political rumor and intrigue about the possibility of a looming clash between elected leaders and the military after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said he believed plots were under way to topple the government.
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey calls U.S.-Pakistan relations "a mess."
The Senate gave approval Thursday to a giant $662 billion defense authorization bill, sending it to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Pakistan, in a bid to bolster its border with Afghanistan, has installed anti-aircraft guns and radars to monitor air activity, a senior Pakistani military official told CNN.
The Pakistani military is considering bolstering its air defense system along its border with Afghanistan in response to a NATO airstrike last month that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a lawmaker told CNN.
The Pentagon continued to say the closure of two border points by Pakistan has had no impact on the U.S. military effort in Afghanistan.
CNN's Fareed Zakaria talks to Monsoor Ijaz on U.S. involvement in Pakistan.
A Virginia man pleaded guilty Wednesday in a scheme to conceal Pakistani government funding for his lobbying efforts in the United States, the Department of Justice announced.
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has traveled to Dubai for medical reasons, fueling speculation in Pakistan that the embattled leader may resign.
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