Ten Iranian border guards were killed by Sunni militants in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan on April 26, Iranian media reported.
A U.S. government commission on religious freedom is recommending that Russia be designated as a "country of particular concern" (CPC), putting it in a group of the world's worst offenders.
A local government official says a minibus hit a roadside bomb in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, killing at least nine people.
Four Pakistani soldiers have been killed in a roadside bomb explosion in a southwestern town near the border with Iran, the army said.
Pakistani opposition leaders on April 21 called for protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as an investigation into his family's finances continues.
A mob in northern Pakistan attacked a man accused of blasphemy during Friday Prayers and injured several police officers who stepped in to rescue him, police said.
Pakistan is bracing for an expected Supreme Court ruling on April 20 about corruption allegations linked to the release of the so-called "Panama Papers" that could cost Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif his job.
The U.S. national security adviser during his first visit to Pakistan urged Islamabad to fight all terrorist groups equally and stop using some of them as proxies in Afghanistan.
A university student killed by a mob in northern Pakistan over alleged blasphemy was buried on April 14.
A mob in northern Pakistan has killed a university student over alleged blasphemy, officials say.
Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has received honorary citizenship in Canada and become the youngest person to address the country's Parliament.
India on April 11 warned Pakistan of "consequences" for bilateral relations if Islamabad executes a retired Indian naval officer convicted of spying.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has become the youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace, the highest honor given by the global body.
Pakistani police say 10 militants, including a key facilitator of deadly blast in February, have been killed in a gunbattle in the eastern city of Lahore.
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, will soon become the youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace, the UN chief said on April 8.
At least six people have been reported killed and 15 injured in an explosion in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.
About 4,000 people considered to be descendants of Alexander The Great's soldiers have won the right in Pakistan to be counted as a separate ethnic and religious community.
Dozens of Pakistani women have taken part in female-only bicycle races in major cities, part of a growing feminist movement in the country.
Twenty people have been tortured and killed by the custodian of a local shrine and his accomplices in Pakistan, police officials have said.
An explosion in a mainly Shi’ite area of Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt has killed at least 22 people and wounded dozens of others, reports say.
Pakistan says it has started building a fence along the Afghan border in areas where militants have launched cross-border attacks.