• In this Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 photo, a man looks into the office of Pakistan's National Data and Registration Authority or NADRA which was closed by authorities in Karachi, Pakistan. Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a report by Pakistan’s top intelligence agency obtained by The Associated Press. The main fault in the ID scandal seems to lies with corruption in Pakistan’s NADRA, the organization that issues national ID cards. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    Pakistan corruption lets militants get national ID cards

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a report by Pakistan’s top intelligence agency obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Police chief Nasir Khan Durrani salutes to police officers killed in an attack in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Three policemen were killed and six others injured when armed gunmen ambushed a raiding police party during a search operation in Urmar Payan area of the provincial capital, official said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

    Suspected US drone strike kills 6 in northwest Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone strike on a militant hideout in northwestern Pakistan killed six men, Pakistani intelligence officials said Wednesday.

  • Suicide bomber attacks tribal police in Pakistan, killing 3

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up near a vehicle carrying an area commander of the tribal police in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, killing four people and wounding at least 52, authorities said.

  • In this Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, an Afghan reads local newspapers carrying headlines about the new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, and former leader Mullah Mohammad Omar who was declared dead, on display at a newsstand in Kabul, Afghanistan. Defying the fury of Afghanistan’s government and warnings from Washington, Pakistani authorities appear to be turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban followers in Quetta, Pakistan, near the Afghan border, aimed at resolving a dispute over the group’s leadership following the announcement of the death of one-eyed figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

    Afghan Taliban offer leader’s biography amid power struggle

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan’s government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan border aimed at resolving a dispute over the group’s leadership following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar.

  • Gunmen attack southwest Pakistan airport, kill 1, abduct 1

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen attacked a small airport in restive southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing two officials, authorities said.

  • Pakistan army kills 14 suspected militants near Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani military says its latest airstrikes in a troubled tribal region near Afghanistan have killed 14 suspected militants.

  • Shooting erupts during police raid on home in Pakistan

    MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A suspected Taliban militant blew himself up during a police raid in central Pakistan on Thursday, killing his own wife and two children, police said.