At least seven rebels and an Indian Army soldier were killed in gun battles in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, sparking violent protests by residents opposed to Indian rule.
Pakistani police say at least 12 schools have been burned down in what officials suspect were coordinated attacks in the country's north.
Thousands of supporters of Pakistan's Awami National Party (ANP) on July 30 took to the streets to protest the results of the July 25 parliamentary election, claiming the vote was rigged.
Pakistani officials say jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been hospitalized because of heart trouble.
Pakistan's military has deployed hundreds of thousands of troops to oversee polling stations across the country ahead of the July 25 national elections.
Pakistan's Supreme Court said it had launched an investigation into allegations made by a judge that the country's powerful army was manipulating the judiciary ahead of the July 25 national elections.
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.