• Pakistan shuts key border crossing in wake of shrine attack

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani authorities shut down a second key border crossing into Afghanistan, halting trade supplies to the neighboring landlocked country and increasing tension between the two nations in the wake of a bloody suicide bombing at a beloved shrine in Pakistan, officials said Saturday.

  • The Latest: Pakistani ambassador summoned by Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Pakistan (all times local):

  • Pakistan reeling after IS bombing at Sufi shrine killed 88

    SEHWAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani forces killed and arrested dozens of suspects in sweeping raids as the death toll from a massive suicide bombing by the Islamic State group that targeted a famed Sufi shrine the day before rose to 88 on Friday.

  • IS attacks Pakistan shrine, killing at least 39

    KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber struck inside a famed shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 75 people in the deadliest attack in the country in more than two years.

  • Afghan team debuts at ski worlds on road to 2018 Olympics

    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — The Afghanistan ski team made its world championships debut on Thursday, moving toward its aim of placing two racers in the 2018 Olympics lineup.