The Islamic State (IS) militant group says it has appointed a former Pakistani Taliban commander as its leader for Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Pakistan says air strikes in a restive tribal area along the border with Afghanistan have killed 76 militants.
President Barack Obama has arrived in Saudi Arabia to pay his respects to the royal family following King Abdullah's death.
U.S. President Barack Obama hosted a town hall-style meeting in India on January 27 as he wrapped up his three-day visit and prepared to depart for Saudi Arabia to speak with that country's new king.
Pakistan says fresh air strikes in a restive tribal area along the border with Afghanistan have left 35 militants dead.
Authorities in New Delhi were preparing for a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama on January 24, a day before the U.S. leader's arrival for what was scheduled to be a three-day trip.
Pakistan's national power company says electricity has been restored across the country after an apparent rebel attack on a key power line left some 80 percent of the country without electricity.
Tens of thousands of Muslims in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of Indian Kashmir have rallied against French satirical magazine 'Charlie Hebdo' cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
A Pakistani man has gone on trial in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, for allegedly heading a human smuggling ring.
Pakistani officials say at least three soldiers and seven militants were killed in a clash in the country's restive northwestern tribal region.
A drone strike on a compound in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region has killed at least four suspected militants.
Afghan security officials say they've arrested five men suspected of supporting the December 16 massacre at a school in Pakistan where more than 150 people were killed, almost all of the children.