Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal flummoxed England's batsmen with his off-spin for a career best haul of seven for 55 to dismiss the visitors for 192 on the first day of the opening test in Dubai.
The Pakistan spinners got in on the act after pace duo Umar Gul and Junaid Khan ripped through the Sri Lankan top order to bundle out the tourists for 239 in their first innings on day one of the second test in Dubai.
Taufeeq Umar hit his maiden test double century as Pakistan turned the screw on Sri Lanka on the third day of the first test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
Taufeeq Umar compiled his sixth test century to put Pakistan in complete control after the second day of the first test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
A woman and a teenage girl wearing a suicide vest have attacked Pakistani police guarding the scene of an earlier explosion in the northwest, twin strikes that killed five people and broke a relative lull in militant violence in the country.
The Obama administration's decision to suspend $US800 million in aid to the Pakistan's military signals a tougher US line with a critical but sometimes unreliable partner in the fight against terrorism.
Gunmen have opened fire on two buses and waged street battles in Pakistan's largest city, killing at least 22 people as part of a spate of violence that has claimed 49 lives in three days, officials said.
Police say militants kidnapped a 9-year-old girl on her way to school and forced her to wear a suicide bomb vest.
Pakistan's prime minister has named the members of a commission tasked with investigating the circumstances surrounding the May 2 US raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
West Indies captain Darren Sammy took 5-29 to spur his team to an emotional 40-run victory over Pakistan in the opening test.
Saaed Ajmal claimed 4-63 as Pakistan's spinners restricted West Indies to 209-9 on the opening day of the opening cricket test at Guyana National Stadium.
Suspicion has risen that Pakistan's intelligence service leaked the name of the CIA chief in Islamabad to local media in anger over the raid that killed Osama bin Laden - the second outing of an American covert operative here in six months.
Pacer Ravi Rampaul claimed four for 45 and Lendl Simmons followed with an unbeaten 77 as West Indies strode to a 10-wicket victory over Pakistan in the cricket one-day international series finale at National Stadium.
Pakistan's army has broken its silence over the US commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, acknowledging its own "shortcomings" in efforts to find the al-Qaeda leader but threatening to review co-operation with Washington if there is another similar violation of Pakistani sovereignty.
Opener Lendl Simmons hit a stroke-filled 76 off 70 balls to lift West Indies to a one-run victory over Pakistan in a rain-hit fourth cricket one-day international at Kensington Oval.
Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad hit a confident 102 to lead Pakistan to a seven-wicket victory over West Indies on Monday for a 2-0 lead in the five-match one-day international series.
The top US military officer publicly has accused Pakistan's spy agency of links to a powerful militant faction fighting in Afghanistan, and said that relationship was at the "heart" of tensions between Islamabad and Washington.
A fortuitous 85 from Sachin Tendulkar was followed by a disciplined bowling effort as India beat Pakistan by 29 runs in a high-stakes semifinal to progress to the World Cup final against Sri Lanka.
A suicide bomber has struck a funeral attended by anti-Taliban militiamen in northwestern Pakistan, killing at least 36 mourners and wounding more than 100 in the deadliest militant attack in the country this year.
At least with a dictatorship, you know where you are - and if you know where you are, you may be able to find your way out. In Pakistan, it is not so simple.