WASHINGTON (AP) — A top adviser to the government of Pakistan says it needs short-range “tactical” nuclear weapons to deter archrival India, although critics fear it could increase the risk of a nuclear war.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan is mourning for the victims of a pair of Taliban suicide bombings that struck two churches the day before, killing 15 people, and minority Christians have blocked roads in protest over the attacks.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A senior Pakistani hospital official says the death toll in twin blasts outside a church in the eastern city of Lahore has risen to ten.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has nominated the U.S. ambassador to Lebanon to become the new envoy to Pakistan. Obama nominated David Hale, a career diplomat and longtime Middle East expert, to the Islamabad post Tuesday. The nomination requires Senate confirmation. He would replace Richard Olson, who has held
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say hundreds of parents have been arrested in recent days because they refused to allow vaccinators to give their children the polio vaccine.
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