Asia

Death toll climbs to 200 as South Asia copes with monsoon rains

Millions of people are affected and hundreds of thousands displaced across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Death toll climbs to 200 as South Asia copes with monsoon rains

Pakistan

Pakistani police arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba founder

Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Lashkar-e-Taiba's humanitarian wing, says it will challenge the arrest of its head and apply for bail.

Pakistani police arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed

Asia

UN court to announce its verdict on Indian 'spy'

The International Court of Justice will decide on New Delhi's bid to remove an alleged spy from death row in Pakistan.

Kulbhushan Jadhav: ICJ to announce its verdict on Indian 'spy'

AJ IMPACT

Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff

Key transit air corridor reopens over Pakistani territory, almost five months after neighbours' military standoff.

Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff

Asia

Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia

Floods and landslides wreak deadly havoc from the Himalayan foothills to low-lying camps housing Rohingya refugees.

Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia

AJ IMPACT

Can Thar coal address Pakistan's power crisis?

Authorities at Pakistan's largest open-pit coal mine claim Thar Desert coal reserves could be the answer to Pakistan's energy crisis for a 100 years to come.

Pakistan

Pakistan sacks judge who convicted former PM Sharif

Judge Arshad Malik removed from office following allegations he convicted Sharif for corruption 'under pressure'.

Pakistan sacks judge accused of 'blackmail' in ex-PM Sharif case

Asia

Pakistan train collision kills 23, wounds scores

Officials say at least 23 killed and 72 injured after passenger train hits stationary freight train in central Pakistan.

More than a dozen killed in Pakistan train collision

Pakistan

Media watchdogs slam 'brazen censorship' by Pakistan

Rights groups criticise government for 'dictatorial tendencies' after channels taken off air for covering opposition.

Media watchdogs slam 'brazen censorship' by Pakistan

Asia

Pakistan's Shandur polo festival kicks off on 'roof of the world'

Annual match is played at an altitude of 3700 metres on the highest polo ground on the planet.

Pakistan's Shandur polo festival kicks off on 'roof of the world'

Kashmir

UN report on Kashmir calls for probe into human rights violations

OHCHR says arbitrary detentions by both India and Pakistan lead to rights abuses, as New Delhi calls the report 'false'.

UN report on Kashmir calls for probe into human rights violations

Pakistan

Pakistan judge denies 'blackmail' in ex-PM Nawaz Sharif case

Anti-corruption judge denies charges he was 'blackmailed' into handing former PM seven-year jail term for corruption.

Pakistan judge denies 'blackmail' in ex-PM Nawaz Sharif case

AJ Impact

'Locusts! Locusts!': Pakistan's crucial cotton crop under threat

The war in Yemen has prevented its authorities from controlling the insects, which now threaten Pakistani agriculture.

'Locusts! Locusts!': Pakistan's crucial cotton crop under threat

Cricket World Cup

Pakistan out of Cricket World Cup despite beating Bangladesh

Former champions faced a near-impossible task of securing a win by more than 300 runs to reach the semi-finals.

Pakistan out of Cricket World Cup despite beating Bangladesh

Cricket World Cup

'Make that 7': Indian fans rejoice cricket win over Pakistan

India beat Pakistan in a rain-affected Cricket World Cup match.

'Make that 7': Indian fans rejoice cricket win over Pakistan