Cricket

Pakistanis welcome return of international cricket

New series marks return of foreign sportsmen after matches in Pakistan stopped after 2009 deadly attack in Lahore.

Pakistanis hail international World XI cricket series

Afghanistan

Trump's Afghan escalation and the Pakistan conundrum

As troops deployed, analysts say key to ending the US' longest war is navigating the rocky relationship with Pakistan.

Trump's Afghan escalation and the Pakistan conundrum

Business & Economy

Qatar taps Pakistan market amid Gulf blockade

With UAE’s regional hub off-limits, direct trade routes are opening between Doha and Karachi to boost economic ties.

Qatar taps Pakistan market amid Gulf blockade

Asia

Pervez Musharraf vows to return for Bhutto murder trial

Former military ruler denounces murder case as 'fabricated' as he pledges to return to Pakistan when 'medically fit'.

Pervez Musharraf vows to return for Bhutto murder trial

Poverty & Development

A slice of China in the Pakistani capital

Restaurants, guesthouses and supermarkets are opening to cater for the influx of Chinese fuelled by the CPEC.

Pakistan: A slice of China in Islamabad

Pakistan

Child, guard die as Pakistan gunmen target politician

MQM politician survives attack following Eid prayers in Karachi, but his guard and a 10-year-old child are killed.

MQM's Khawaja Izharul Hassan survives gun attack

Asia

Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-PM Bhutto's murder

Pakistan's former military ruler charged with Bhutto's 2007 assassination in 2013, but has been in self-imposed exile.

Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-PM Bhutto's murder

Asia

Pakistan parliament condemns Trump's Afghan policy

Non-binding resolution calls on government to consider cutting off NATO supply lines through South Asian country.

Pakistan parliament condemns Trump's Afghan policy

Asia

Transgender people targeted in fatal Pakistan attack

Police using surveillance camera footage to investigate incident that began with harassment and ended with a murder.

Transgender people targeted in fatal Karachi attack

Asia

Trump's Afghanistan plan 'ignores Pakistani sacrifices'

Military, foreign office and government slam US accusation of harbouring armed groups, citing efforts to defeat fighters

Pakistan in the crosshairs of Trump's Afghan strategy

Asia

Nearly 1,000 people killed in South Asia flooding

At least 800 killed in two weeks, and more than 20 million affected by severe flooding as aid agencies struggle to cope.

Inside Story

Can Trump succeed in ending the war in Afghanistan?

In announcement on new strategy, US president accuses Pakistan of harbouring 'terrorists' operating in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan

World reacts to Trump's new strategy on Afghan war

India, UK and NATO express support for US president's policy, but Pakistan, China and Russia offer little enthusiasm.

World reacts to Trump's new strategy on Afghan war

Afghanistan

Afghan ambassador to US lauds Trump's strategy for war

Afghan ambassador to the US welcomes US President Donald Trump's commitment to war in Afghanistan.

Hamdullah Mohib: Trump's policy will lead to stability

Asia

Turning buses into art in Pakistan

Mohammed Rafiq has been painting Pakistan's colourful buses for 40 years, but there's a dark side to the industry.