Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday named Lt. Gen. Raheel Sharif, an infantry officer regarded as a moderate, as the new Army Chief to replace the hawkish Gen.
The Nawaz Sharif government on Sunday announced it will put former military dictator Pervez Musharraf on trial for high treason, which could potentially send him to the gallows.
Naseeruddin Haqqani, a senior Haqqani Network leader and Afghan Taliban warlord Jalaluddin Haqqani’s eldest son, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Islamabad’s outskirts on Monday.
Pakistan and the US on Monday discussed the agenda of the upcoming meeting between Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and US President Barack Obama.
Over 150 people were killed and dozens injured as a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan’s Balochistan and Sindh provinces Tuesday. It impacted a number of cities, including Karachi‚ Hyderabad‚ Quetta and Kalat, rescue officials said.