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.
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.
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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.
At least seven people including a child have been killed in twin blasts in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi.
As well as the fatalities, around 28 people were injured as the bombs exploded outside a tea stall and a nearby caterer’s shop within a minute of each other, Pakistan newspaper The Express Tribune reported.
Police officials said the blasts were caused by planted bombs, made from around three to four kilograms of explosive material and ball bearings.
An advertisement for Google which tells of the reunion of two childhood friends has proved to be a rare hit in both India and Pakistan.
The short video tells the story of two best friends who were separated in the 1947 partition from both India and Pakistan emerged from British colonialism as sovereign countries.
In the ad, one of the men's granddaughters uses Google to track down the childhood friend to Lahore, and organises a surprise reunion.
The video has been viewed on YouTube almost two million times since it was posted on Wednesday and seems to have struck a cultural chord in both countries.
The Pakistani Taliban have elected Mullah Fazlullah, a ruthless commander from the Swat Valley, as their new leader following the death of Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike last week, a Taliban spokesman said.
"Fazlullah is the new TTP (Pakistani Taliban) chief," he said. "The decision was taken at a shura meeting today."
Mullah Fazlullah was thought to have briefed the two assassins sent to kill schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai, who now lives in Britain after recovering from gunshot wounds to the head.
The Taliban in Pakistan have chosen a new leader - and immediately threatened a wave of suicide attacks in revenge for the killing of his predecessor. He died in an American drone attack - a raid that has also infuriated the Pakistani government. They claim it sabotaged peace talks with the Taliban.
ITV News reporter Ben Chapman reports:
The Pakistani government says the killing of Hakimullah Mehsud is a US bid to derail planned peace talks. Some lawmakers have demanded the blocking of US supply lines into Afghanistan in retaliation.
"The murder of Hakimullah is the murder of all efforts at peace," said Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar. "Americans said they support our efforts at peace. Is this support?"
Despite Mehsud's reputation as an uncompromising commander, Pakistan's new government had vowed to try to stop the violence through peace talks and it reacted angrily to his death.
Shah Farman, a spokesman for the government of the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said provincial lawmakers would pass a resolution on Monday to cut NATO supply lines into landlocked Afghanistan. A major one passes through the nearby Khyber Pass.