October 17, 2012 Polio is deadly, but so is what's required to stamp it out once and for all in Pakistan: facing down Islamist extremists. The virus thrives in Pakistan's lawless — and largely inaccessible — tribal regions. To stop polio's spread, health workers must be courageous, clever and relentless.
August 15, 2012 News reports say the militants are heavily armed and include suicide bombers. No casualties have been reported. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack on the base, which is about 50 miles from the capital, Islamabad.
June 19, 2012 Yousuf Reza Gilani had been convicted of contempt for refusing to investigate allegations of corruption against President Asif Ali Zardari. Now Gilani's party is looking to name a successor.
April 26, 2012 Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was found guilty of contempt for refusing to push for the reopening of a corruption case involving President Asif Ali Zardari. The court sentenced Gilani to a term lasting until it adjourned — just minutes later.
January 11, 2012 The first U.S. attack since a November strike killed 24 Pakistani soldiers will likely test an already frayed relationship between the two countries.
November 21, 2011 Authorities are looking to ban some very offensive language — and some pretty innocuous words as well. Among those that are on the potential list: Jesus Christ, nude and damn.
May 4, 2011 But work done in 2009 by UCLA professors and their students did signal there was a high likelihood that the al-Qaida founder would be in a city in Pakistan — not in a cave somewhere in the mountains.
March 8, 2011 Libya latest; Pakistan bomb; Gary Locke may be next Ambassador to China; Charlie Sheen fired
December 21, 2010 While The New York Times reports that U.S. military commanders want to send Special Forces troops into Pakistan, a spokesman for NATO forces in Afghanistan says that's not true.
September 22, 2010 The secret paramilitary was trained in Afghanistan, but conducts missions across the border. The unit was revealed in Bob Woodward's new book, Obama's Wars.