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Cold kills 22 stuck in cars in heavy snow at Pakistan resort

ISLAMABAD (AP) — At least 22 people, including 10 children, died in a popular mountain resort town in Pakistan after being stuck in their vehicles overnight during a heavy snowstorm as temperatures pl...

Pakistan says India was behind June bomb blast in Lahore

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's national security advisor has accused India of orchestrating last month's deadly car bombing in the eastern city of Lahore, saying Sunday that an investigation has ...

Police: Pakistani journalist shot dead while getting haircut

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police were investigating the killing of a local journalist by an unknown gunman at a barber shop in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, officials said Saturday. Aja...

Pakistan's PM wins vote of confidence after Senate setback

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan handily won a vote of confidence from the National Assembly on Saturday, days after the embarrassing defeat of his ruling party’s key candidate in S...

Pakistanis seeking disappeared Baluch relatives end sit-in

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Families of people who disappeared in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province ended a 10-day sit-in near parliament in Islamabad on Saturday, after a government minister promised to l...

Search underway for 3 climbers on K2 mountain in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An aerial search was underway Sunday to find three experienced climbers who lost contact with base camp during their ascent of the world’s second highest mountain in northern Pakistan...

Nepali team first to top world's 2nd tallest peak in winter

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A team of Nepalese climbers on Saturday made history by scaling the world's second highest peak — Pakistan's K2 — in the winter season, a local Alpine Club official said. ...

Minister: Massive power outage leaves Pakistan in the dark

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A major technical fault in Pakistan's power generation and distribution system caused a massive power outage that plunged the country into darkness overnight, the energy minister said...

Pakistan says soldier, 4 militants killed in border shootout

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military said a soldier and four militants were killed Sunday in a shootout during a raid near the border with Afghanistan. The military said two soldiers...

Pakistani Islamists' anti-France sit-in ends peacefully

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of supporters of a radical Islamic scholar on Tuesday ended their sit-in in the Pakistani capital over the republishing in France of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, whi...

Pakistan says it has evidence of India sponsoring attacks

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Saturday said India was sponsoring “terrorism” aimed at destabilizing the country and targeting its economic partnership with China, accusations that top Pakistani officia...

Pakistan starts heath cards for trans people to improve care

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan began issuing special health ID cards for transgender people on Tuesday as way to lessen health care discrimination. Trans people have often been denied tr...

Pakistan gets $6 billion from Saudis, still needs IMF loan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has negotiated a $6 billion assistance package of loans and deferred payments from Saudi Arabia in hopes of resuscitating its flagging economy, struggling under the weight of...

Major political events in Pakistan's 71-year history

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistanis are voting in the third consecutive general elections to take place without political upheaval, a crisis or a military intervention. Four military governm...

Major events in Pakistan's 70-year political history

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistanis are to vote on Wednesday in the third consecutive general elections in their nation's 71-year-long history to take place without political upheaval, a crisis or a military ...