In the northwestern city of Peshawar, dozens of Islamic militants briefly seized a government building, briefly taking hostages before police surrounded the building. No one was harmed, but the militants escaped.
US Defence Secretary Robert Gates emphasised the need for stronger military force in Afghanistan, while cautioning against a speedy withdrawal from Iraq. His top advisor stressed the need for help from Pakistan in tackling Afghan insurgents.
Suspected militants hurled grenades and fired indiscriminately into a mosque in Pakistan's restive North West Frontier Province, killing at least 14 people and wounding dozens, according to local authorities.
Seven years after the 9/11 attacks, Pakistan's tribal zones are the ground zero of the "war on terror". Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has pledged to fight terrorism. But it's not easy to play sheriff when the laws are the heart of the problem.
Asif Ali Zaradi, chosen by Pakistani lawmakers Saturday to take the helm of the presidency, was sworn in on Tuesday. Watch his first address as Pakistani president live on FRANCE 24 at 11:30 am (GMT + 2).
Benazir Bhutto's widower Asif Ali Zardari has been elected to Pakistan's presidency by a large majority of the country's lawmakers. But is he the right person to guide Pakistan through these difficult times?
Pakistani blogosphere welcomes Asif Ali Zardari's election as Pakistani president with mixed feelings. Historic meeting between the Turkish president and his Armenian counterpart also divides bloggers.
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