Pakistani police say a candidate running for a seat in the national parliament in the July 25 elections has escaped an assassination attempt -- the latest in a series of election-related attacks in the country.
Pakistan’s Muhammad Waseem lost to Moruti Mthalane of South Africa on on points in an IBF flyweight title boxing match in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 1.
Turkey has agreed to sell Pakistan 30 Turkish-made attack helicopters in a deal that has been billed as Ankara's largest single defense sale.
Pakistani police say at least three people have been killed and more than 15 wounded in a bomb blast targeting a politician who escaped unharmed.
Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam, both sentenced to lengthy prison terms in absentia, are due to return to Pakistan.
The death toll from a suicide bombing at an election rally claimed by the Pakistani Taliban has climbed to 20.
Pakistan’s anticorruption body has arrested a former top aide to ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged links to a housing scam.
Six members of Pakistan’s paramilitary force and two police officers have been killed in separate attacks in the country's southwest and northwest, officials say.
A global money-laundering watchdog will place Pakistan back on its terrorism financing “gray” monitoring list to pressure Islamabad to halt alleged support for militant groups, Pakistani officials say.
Three Iranian security personnel and three militants have been killed in a clash in the southeast of the country near the border with Pakistan, Iran’s state media report.
The Pakistani Army said six militants and two government soldiers were killed in a gunbattle in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.
Pakistan's election authorities have refused to register the Milli Muslim League (MML) for next month’s elections, alleging it has links to a group blamed for deadly terrorist attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008.