Pakistan today announced it would free 51 Indian fishermen who had completed their prison terms as a gesture of goodwill.
Police say bombings at two mosques in northwest Pakistan have killed at least 10 people.
Pakistani police today claimed they had arrested the leader of the gang that kidnapped former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider, even as security forces were continuing their search for him.
Awais Sheikh, the Pakistani lawyer of slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, and his son were abducted and briefly held by unidentified men in an area near the border with India.
Six suspects, including two women, were arrested today during an operation to trace the kidnapped son of former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani in Pakistan's restive northwest, officials said.
Awais Sheikh, the Pakistani lawyer of slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, and his son were kidnapped today by unidentified men from an area near the border with India, officials said.
It was targeted by the Taliban, women and minorities were vastly under-represented, and videos of irregularities went viral online -- yet Pakistan's 2013 election may still have been its fairest ever.
Pakistan's religious minorities have seen their electoral fortunes fluctuate in the past decade - from voting only under the separate electorate system, to voting both on separate electorates and on general seats to the more recent system of voting only on general seats. Imtiaz Ahmad
reports.Religious demography of Pak
The secretary general of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has said that massive rigging took place in Punjab during the elections and that a white paper would be issued after collecting evidence in this regard.
Infighting has broken out in Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf over choosing a chief minister for the crucial Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, with two top leaders jockeying for the position.
For a third consecutive day, activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf have been protesting against what they call rigging in different constituencies, which they say has robbed them of vital parliament seats needed for the party to make Imran Khan leader of the Opposition. Imtiaz Ahmad
The Pakistan prime minister in waiting has indicated that he would like to keep his cabinet small, even as debate continued over who would hold which portfolio. Imtiaz Ahmad
Pakistan's ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman has resigned following the country's landmark election held over the weekend which was won by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
The final vote count from Pakistan's national elections has confirmed a big win for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's party.
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf is set to form government in the militancy-hit Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province with the backing of the Jamaat-e-Islami while the PML-N and several smaller parties are expected to form a coalition in the restive Balochistan province.