A suicide bomber detonated explosives near a Pakistani paramilitary checkpoint near the country's eastern border with India on Sunday, killing at least 54 people in the deadliest attack to hit the country in several months, police and government officers said.
A suicide bombing near a market in southwestern Pakistan killed five people and wounded at least 20 on Saturday, hours after a powerful bomb went off at a bus station in the country's northwest, killing five and wounding three, police said.
Negotiators for thousands of protesters demonstrating outside of Pakistan's parliament met Wednesday with politicians trying to end the crisis, but key challenges appear to remain -- including their demand that the prime minster resign.
Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign.
Anti-government protesters armed with slingshots and hammers clashed repeatedly with police Sunday in the Pakistani capital, and the powerful military cautioned the prime minister against further use of force in the crisis that has triggered the biggest challenge yet to his authority.
Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.
Tens of thousands of protesters thronged the streets of Pakistan's capital Saturday, defying pouring rain to answer the call of a fiery cleric and a cricket star-turned-politician who are both demanding the government step down immediately.
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters gathered in Pakistan's capital Islamabad late Friday following the arrival of convoys led by a cricket star-turned-politician and a fiery anti-Taliban cleric.