ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court ordered on Wednesday that ailing former President Asif Ali Zardari be released on bail on medical grounds, so that he can seek medical treatment at a hospital of...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's anti-graft body on Monday arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated ex-Premier Benazir Bhutto, in a multi-million dollar money laundering case...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Pakistani politics (all times local):
Pakistan's anti-graft body has arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of...
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Provincial lawmakers in northwestern Pakistan have assailed as anti-Islamic women's marches held earlier this month across the country to mark the International Women's...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has imposed a travel ban on former President Asif Ali Zardari and 171 other individuals while authorities complete an investigation into alleged money laundering.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced the ban on Thursday, after police and federal investigators said Zardari and other suspects were involved in running fake bank accounts. Authorities are in the process of registering a formal case.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a daughter Thursday and posted a message welcoming the healthy newborn "to our village."
She is the second elected world leader to give birth while holding office after late Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who gave birth to daughter Bakhtawar in 1990.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday she plans to remain within driving distance of Auckland for the rest of this week as she prepares to give birth.
Ardern made the comments in Wellington before leaving for her home city. Her baby is due Sunday and would be the first child for her and partner Clarke Gayford.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai left Pakistan on Monday, ending a surprise visit to the country, her first since being shot in 2012 by Taliban militants who tried to kill her for promoting girls' education.
A smiling Yousafzai was seen with her parents at Benazir Bhutto International Airport before they boarded a plane to return to London after the four-day visit.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced two former police officers to 17 years in prison for failing to protect former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, but the same court acquitted five suspected militants who had confessed to taking part in her 2007 assassination.
Farhatullah Babar, the spokesman for Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party, expressed "disappointment and shock" over the verdict, saying "justice has not been done."
LONDON (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman for speaking out for girls' rights to an education, has been accepted by the University of Oxford.
The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance on Twitter and included the screenshot of her "Congratulations" notice. She plans to major in philosophy, politics and economics, the favored degree of many of Britain's top leaders.
"So excited to go to Oxford!!" she tweeted Thursday.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's parliament is set to debate a bill next week that would legalize trials before military courts for another two years, a measure human rights activists say negates the basic principles of justice and denies those on trial the chance for a fair defense.
The bill, designed to combat terrorism, was presented before the lower house of parliament Friday by law minister Zahid Hamid.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Naeema Kishwar shrouds herself in a burqa, showing only her eyes. She belongs to a Pakistani political party that has been linked to the Taliban. And she comes from deeply conservative tribal lands where girls have been killed for going to school.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — So much divides two women who fought in the battle to take the "honor" out of killing in Pakistan.
Naeema Kishwar shrouds herself in a burqa, showing only her eyes. She belongs to a political party that has been linked to the Taliban. And she comes from deeply conservative tribal lands where girls have been killed for going to school.