Refugees

Rejected asylum: From Karachi to Germany and back again

A lawyer and his family fled death threats in Pakistan and came to Germany. Now, they're being forced to go home.

Rejected asylum: From Karachi to Germany and back again

Asia

Pakistan accuses India of deadly cross-border attack

India says it is not aware of the incident which reportedly killed four Pakistani soldiers in disputed Kashmir.

Pakistan accuses India of deadly cross-border attack

Asia

India rejects China's mediation offer on Kashmir

New Delhi says its position to address issues with Islamabad in a bilateral framework has not changed.

India rejects China's mediation offer on Kashmir

Asia

#Fontgate: Did Pakistani PM's daughter fake documents?

Investigators say Maryam Nawaz presented certified documents typed in font that was unavailable at time of writing.

#Fontgate: Maryam Nawaz accused of document forgery

Asia

Pakistan court resumes Sharif 'corruption' hearings

Prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family accused of illegally profiting from his position as PM during the 1990s.

Pakistan court resumes Sharif 'corruption' hearings

Human Rights

Finding freedom after bonded labour in Pakistan

A small settlement in Pakistan's Sindh province provides opportunity for freed formerly bonded labourers to start over.

A new life after bonded labour in Azad Nagar, Pakistan

Asia

Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker blast jumps to 205

More victims succumb to their wounds after truck fire, raising an earlier death toll of at least 153 people.

Death toll in Bahawalpur tanker blast rises to over 200

Asia

Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker blast reaches 190

Sixteen more people have died in hospital following Sunday's oil tanker explosion on a main highway in Pakistan.

Death toll in Bahawalpur oil tanker blast reaches 190

Asia

Pakistan blast victims end sit-in as demands met

Army chief meets protesters in Parachinar, wracked by last week's twin blasts, accedes to demands for security revamp.

Pakistan blast victims end sit-in as demands met

Asia

Pakistan charges journalist for anti-army post

Reporter Zafar Achakzai is accused of posting illegal material on Facebook, his father and rights groups say.

Pakistan: Zafar Achakzai charged for anti-army post

Eid al-Fitr 2017

How long is your Eid?

Eid al-Fitr holidays in 2017 range from 23 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Pakistan.

Eid al-Fitr holiday: How many days is it by country?

Asia

Pakistan tanker blast kills 153 in 'huge fireball'

Scores die while collecting fuel from vehicle that overturned and exploded on road near Bahawalpur in eastern Pakistan.

Asia

Death toll in Pakistan attacks hits 85

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claims twin blasts at Parachinar market, as death toll from three separate attacks on Friday hits 85.

Asia

Pakistan police office attacked in deadly Quetta blast

Suicide attack near provincial police chief's office kills at least 12 people and wounds 14 others.

Police office attacked in deadly Quetta suicide blast

Asia

Indian 'spy' asks Pakistan army to 'spare his life'

Pakistan army releases new video confession from Kulbhushan Jadhav who was sentenced to death on allegations of spying.

Kulbhushan Jadhav asks for clemency, says Pakistan army