A 14-year-old Pakistani Christian girl, imprisoned on accusations of blasphemy and burning pages of the Koran, was granted bail, officials in Islamabad said.
Police said Friday two international aid workers -- a German and an Italian -- have been kidnapped in a central-western Pakistani province.
Husain Haqqani, Pakistan's former ambassador to the United States, said he fears he will be killed if he leaves the security of the prime minister's residence.
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A police bodyguard convicted of assassinating a Pakistani regional governor in January was sentenced to death in Rawalpindi Saturday.
Speakers at a condolence meeting for slain Pakistan Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer praised the liberal leader and called for rejection of extremism.
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan's Punjab province has sentenced a Muslim cleric and his son to life in prison for blasphemy.
French President Charles DeGaulle cautioned the overly ambitious with the admonition that cemeteries are filled with the indispensable and irreplaceable. Regarding Pakistan, the good general was wrong.
A former Pakistani policeman was jailed Monday after pleading guilty to murdering a provincial governor over a law banning criticism of the Prophet Mohammed.
The twist in the assassination of Pakistan Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer was that while he broke no law, he died "for questioning a law," a Dawn editorial said.