Asad Hashim is an online correspondent with Al Jazeera English based in Islamabad. He has covered stories in South Asia and the Middle East, and reports on extremism, security, politics and human rights, primarily focusing on Pakistan.
Asia29 Apr 2017 18:48 GMT
PM Sharif fired an adviser and ordered 'action' against a senior bureaucrat after controversial news story leak.
Asia25 Apr 2017 11:09 GMT
Security forces are searching an area where an explosion targeting a passenger bus left 14 dead and 10 wounded.
Pakistan20 Apr 2017 14:15 GMT
Supreme Court rules not enough evidence to order prime minister’s removal over alleged corruption, orders investigation.
Pakistan20 Apr 2017 08:53 GMT
Security tight around the capital Islamabad as decision on corruption allegations to be announced by judges.
Asia17 Apr 2017 15:53 GMT
Pakistan's military spokesman confirms prominent leader of Jamaat-ur-Ahrar Taliban faction has turned himself in.
Taliban14 Apr 2017 19:07 GMT
Clashes between Pakistani military and Taliban fighters in Dera Ghazi Khan leave three soldiers and nine Taliban dead.
Pakistan13 Apr 2017 14:54 GMT
Mob attacks three students in university canteen over blasphemy allegation, killing one and wounding two others.
Human Rights11 Apr 2017 12:26 GMT
Despite allegations of rights abuses, Pakistan continues to be one of the five most prolific executioners in the world.
Asia05 Apr 2017 16:34 GMT
Police investigate attack on census workers and soldiers guarding them in nation's second biggest city, Lahore.
Asia02 Apr 2017 11:16 GMT
Three people, including custodian, arrested after bloodbath at shrine outside city of Sargodha in Punjab province.
Asia26 Mar 2017 09:44 GMT
Fencing starts along Pakistan's disputed border with Afghanistan in bid to stop fighters' movement.
Asia22 Mar 2017 12:26 GMT
Lower house of parliament votes in favour of trying civilian 'terrorism' suspects in military courts for two more years.
US naval group holds drills as N Korea ramps up threats
Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest
Philippines leader says N Korea 'wants to end world'
Syria's war explained from the beginning
What is happening in Macedonia?
Turkey threatens more strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
Iran: Khamanei rebuffs Rouhani over detente with West
Yoweri Museveni: A five times-elected dictator?
Dozens of Yazidi 'slaves' rescued by Iraqi troops
Libya seizes oil tankers after shootout at sea
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