Asia

Tension flares along India-Pakistan Line of Control

Civilians and troops killed on sixth day of shelling as Indian and Pakistan trade charges of initiating the violence.

India-Pakistan cross-border shelling hits Kashmir

Opinion

Why the NYT is really wrong about Kashmir

A recent editorial by the New York Times demonstrates little understanding of what is actually going on in Kashmir.

Hafsa Kanjwal

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Pakistan

At least 60 dead as Karachi sizzles in heatwave

Death toll expected to climb, officials say, as heatwave coincides with Ramadan and electricity cuts.

At least 60 dead as Pakistan's Karachi sizzles in heatwave

Women's Rights

Pakistani convicts teach inmates their legal rights

In an experimental approach, convicts lead a legal awareness programme in overcrowded Pakistani Jails.

Pakistani convicts teach inmates their legal rights

Sport

The US-Pakistani WWE star fighting to make a difference

Mustafa Ali, a Muslim wrestler of Pakistani descent, says his religion and culture are incidental to his success.

WWE superstar Mustafa Ali: I've completely shattered the barrier

Asia

Pakistani man fights to return to his Indian family

Siraj Khan was forcibly removed from India after 24 years, despite marrying an Indian woman and raising a family.

Pakistani man fights to return to his Indian family

India

India court jails ex-diplomat for spying for Pakistan

New Delhi court says sensitive information was passed to Pakistan by low-level embassy staffer in Islamabad.

India court jails ex-diplomat for spying for Pakistan

Asia

Pakistani exchange student killed in US school shooting

Sabika Sheikh, 17, was among at least 10 schoolchildren killed when a gunman opened fire at the Sante Fe High School.

Kashmir

In Kashmir, India PM Modi says 'development is the solution'

Kashmiris react with disbelief to Modi's speech, saying India is failing to solve the region's serious political issue.

Pakistan

Pakistan kills wanted senior rebel commander

Army says it killed Salman Badeni, allegedly the Balochistan regional chief of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, in a raid on Thursday.

Pakistan kills wanted senior rebel commander

Kashmir

India suspends battle with Kashmir rebels for Ramadan

Truce will help Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan in a 'peaceful environment', Indian home ministry says.

India calls ceasefire in Kashmir for holy month of Ramadan

Pakistan

Ex-Pakistan PM Sharif slammed for Mumbai attack remark

Former prime minister faces criticism for saying non-state actors from Pakistan were behind 2008 attacks in Indian city.

Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif slammed for Mumbai attack comments

Asia

Thousands rally in Pakistan's Karachi for Pashtun rights

At the rally held by a rights group, thousands of protesters called for an end to abuses by the country's military.

Thousands rally in Pakistan's Karachi for Pashtun rights

Pakistan

Pakistan passes landmark transgender rights law

Activists laud move by Pakistan's parliament as new law accords transgender citizens right to self-identify.

Pakistan passes landmark transgender rights law

Asia

Shooter of Pakistan minister linked to far-right group

Suspect arrested for assassination attempt on Pakistan's interior minister says he belongs to far-right religious group.

Shooter of Pakistan's Ahsan Iqbal linked to Tehreek-e-Labbaik