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Pakistan sentences anti-India militant leader to 31 years

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced a militant leader linked to the Mumbai terrorist attacks to 31 years in prison on charges of terror financing, his lawyer said. ...

Police: Pakistan detains scores in lynching of Sri Lankan

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Police arrested 13 suspects and detained dozens of others in the lynching of a Sri Lankan employee at a sports equipment factory in eastern Pakistan, officials said Saturday. ...

Pakistan police: Mob kills Sri Lankan over alleged blasphemy

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Muslim mob descended on a sports equipment factory in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province on Friday, killing a Sri Lankan man and burning his body publicly over allegations of...

Pakistan frees leader of party behind anti-France rally

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan on Thursday released a radical Islamist leader under a deal struck with his party that was behind last month’s deadly anti-France protest over the publications of cari...

Pakistan, Islamists reach agreement to end violent rally

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's government and an outlawed radical Islamist party Sunday reached an agreement to end a 10-day long — and at times deadly violent — rally calling for the closure of France's...

Violent rally in Pakistan leaves 4 police, 2 Islamists dead

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Violence at an anti-France Islamist rally Wednesday in eastern Pakistan left at least four police officers and two demonstrators dead, officials said. The government deployed p...

Islamists suspend march under agreement with Pakistan govt

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A radical Islamist party agreed Sunday to suspend for three days its march of thousands toward the capital Islamabad after Pakistan agreed to drop pending charges against the p...

Thousands of Islamists continue marching to Pakistan capital

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of supporters of a banned radical Islamist party Saturday departed the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore, clashing for a second straight day with police who lobbed tear...

Violence erupts at Islamists rally in Pakistan, killing 4

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Violent clashes erupted between Pakistan's security forces and Islamists in the eastern city of Lahore on Friday, killing at least two policemen and two demonstrators, a police...

Afghan ambassador's daughter brutally assaulted in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The daughter of Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan was abducted in the middle of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, held for several hours and brutally attacked, officials in both ...

Pakistan arrests key suspect in Lahore bombing that killed 3

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces on Thursday arrested one of the alleged perpetrators of a car bombing the day before that killed three people and wounded 25 near the residence of a c...

Bombing near Pakistan home of anti-India militant kills 3

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful car bomb went off near the residence of a jailed anti-India militant leader in Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 25 others, police an...

Pakistan Parliament to consider French envoy's expulsion

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s Parliament is expected to consider a resolution on Tuesday about whether the French envoy should be expelled over the publication of controversial cartoons depicting...

Radical Islamist party frees 11 Pakistani police hostages

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — An outlawed Pakistani Islamist political group freed 11 policemen almost a day after taking them hostage in the eastern city of Lahore amid violent clashes with security forces...

3 killed as police crack down on hard-line group in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A crackdown by Pakistani security forces on protesting supporters of a banned Islamist party left at least three people dead and 20 others injured Sunday, a police official and...