A British-based surgeon said he spent £50,000 of his own money to treat acid victims after being moved to tears by their attack stories.
Insurgent leader Hakimullah Mehsud has been killed in a US drone strike, security sources and a senior Taliban commander said.
For the first time US politicians heard from civilian victims of their controversial drone attack programme in north-west Pakistan.
Mohammad Asghar, a British national, was arrested in Pakistan in 2010 after writing letters to people - including a police officer, claiming that he was a prophet, Dawn.com reported.
Insulting the Prophet Mohammed can carry the death penalty in Pakistan.
Asghar was arrested under section 295-C of the PPC, the newspaper reported, which reads:
“Whoever by words, either spoken or written, or by visible representation or by any imputation, innuendo, or insinuation, directly or indirectly, defiles the sacred name of the Holy Prophet Mohammed .... shall be punished with death or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine.”
A special court in Pakistan has rejected claims that Mohammad Asghar, a British national of Pakistani origin, has mental health problems and sentenced him to death for blasphemy, AFP reported.
The special court inside Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail near Islamabad, where the Briton is being held, "declared him as a normal person" Javed Gul, a government prosecutor, told the news agency.
– Government prosecutor Javed Gul
Asghar claimed to be a prophet even inside the court. He confessed it in front of the judge.
Asghar used to write it even on his visiting card.
A British man has been sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan for claiming to be a prophet of Islam, AFP reported, citing a prosecutor and police.
A suicide bomber killed four people in a crowded market near the Pakistani army headquarters in the city of Rawalpindi on Monday, police said.
The market, 10 minutes' walk from the army headquarters, is in one of the most secure areas of the city, said Rawalpindi police chief Akhtar Hayat Lalika.
The attack comes a day after a Taliban bombing killed 20 Pakistani soldiers in North Waziristan.
At least 20 Pakistani soldiers have been killed in a bomb attack on their army convoy in the northwestern town Bannu, intelligence and military sources told Reuters.
"It's not clear if it was a suicide attack or an improvised explosive device," said one military official, adding that the soldiers had been travelling in a civilian vehicle hired to carry them to Razmak in North Waziristan.
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast.
Tributes continue to pour in for a Pakistani teenager who was killed when he tackled a suicide bomber targeting his school on Monday.
Aitzaz Hasan, 17, and bomber were killed when the explosive device detonated but no other students or staff were hurt, police said.
His name was Aitzaz Hasan. He was 15 years old. He was blown to pieces. He saved everyone. Keep him in your prayers. http://t.co/CTSN5rSkkO
The schoolboy has been praised for his bravery and recommended for Pakistan's top civilian award posthumously.
A Pakistani schoolboy who died stopping a suicide bomber from attacking his school has been recommended for the country's highest civilian award, a provincial police chief has said
Aitzaz Hasan, 17, tackled the bomber as he tried to enter his school in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Hassan and the bomber died but no other students or staff were hurt, police said.
His father Mujahid Ali, told Reuters: "Though I lost my sweet son I have no regret for what he has done. He has done a heroic job and I am proud of his bravery."
A spokesperson for the former Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf has confirmed he has been taken to hospital while en route to a court hearing over his treason trial:
– DR RAZA BOKHARI
We can confirm that former President Musharraf is admitted in a military hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
He is conscious, oriented in time and space and is being examined by Pakistani military doctors.
The AFP news agency is reporting the former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has been taken to hospital with a "heart problem."
#BREAKING Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf rushed to hospital with 'heart problem'
The 70-year-old was due to stand trial for treason, but the hearing on Wednesday was delayed again after his lawyers claimed that explosive devices were found along his expected route to court.
Supporters of Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan started gathering for a rally in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar to halt NATO supplies into Afghanistan.
Khan, whose political party is now in charge of the volatile Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province bordering Afghanistan, has threatened to cut NATO supply lines through his region from November 23 if US drone strikes do not end.