Pakistan mourns attack victims as security stepped up

Two border crossings with Afghanistan closed and at least 39 'terrorists' killed after attack at Sehwan shrine kills 88.


Pakistan reels from deadliest attack since 2014

At least 75 dead, including children and women, as ISIL claims blast at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sindh province.


Taliban bombing kills five in northwestern Pakistan

Explosion was detonated when two suicide bombers were stopped from entering the tribal headquarters in Mohmand Agency.


Suicide attack targets government officials in Peshawar

At least one killed and several wounded in blast claimed by Pakistani Taliban as violence across country rises.


Seven killed in separate Kashmir clashes

Pakistani soldiers, Indian troops and one suspected rebel killed in separate incidents in disputed region.


Lahore rally blast: 'We are not safe or protected'

Pakistanis call for greater security as they mourn 13 victims of suicide attack while flags fly at half-staff in Punjab.


13 killed as bomb blast rips through Lahore rally

Motorcycle bomber hits crowd during protest in eastern Pakistani city, in a deadly attack claimed by Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.

Inside Story

Why is Pakistan forcing Afghan refugees back home?

Pakistan is criticised for forcibly returning thousands of Afghan refugees.

Arts & Culture

Can a three-day event save Pakistan's Mohenjodaro?

Researchers, archaeologists and journalists were present in numbers at this ancient site in Pakistan. But are talks and discussions what the 4,000-year-old site really needs?


Pakistan's senate boycotts UN event over US visa delay

Senate chairman bars senators from visiting the US or meeting any US officials until visa spat has been resolved.

Humanitarian crises

Kashmir: At a tipping point?

Inside the world's most militarised zone.


India's army kills four suspected rebels in Kashmir

Four suspected fighters and two Indian soldiers killed in gun battle in a village in Indian-administered Kashmir.


In Pakistan, a shrine to murder for 'blasphemy'

As a Senate committee mulls Pakistan's blasphemy laws, thousands visit shrine to Mumtaz Qadri, killer of Salman Taseer.


Pakistan extends Afghan refugees' stay to end of 2017

Pakistani cabinet decides to push back Afghan refugees' legal right to stay in the country from March 31 to end of 2017.


Afghan diplomat shot dead inside Karachi consulate

Third secretary killed by a private security guard in Pakistan in what officials say appears to be a personal dispute.