Asia

China to help Pakistan avert fiscal crisis, 'more talks needed'

Pakistan's foreign reserves have dwindled, causing PM Khan to decry the financial situation he inherited.

China to help Pakistan avert fiscal crisis, 'more talks needed'

Pakistan

Pakistan: Blasphemy protests called off after government deal

Tehreek-e-Labbaik and Islamabad broker agreement after demonstrations against acquittal of woman accused of blasphemy.

Pakistan

Pakistani political and religious leader Sami-ul-Haq killed

The octogenarian, who was known for his Afghan Taliban support, was found dead at his residence in city of Rawalpindi.

Pakistani political and religious leader Sami-ul-Haq killed

Pakistan

Protests continue for third day after Aasia Bibi's acquittal

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan leads protests across the country against the acquittal of woman accused of blasphemy.

Protests continue for third day after Aasia Bibi's acquittal

Pakistan

Pakistan: Protests against blasphemy acquittal continue

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan-led protests take place across the country, a day after Supreme Court clears Aasia Bibi.

Pakistan: Thousands protest blasphemy acquittal, ignore PM's call

Asia

Pakistan PM calls for calm after Aasia Bibi cleared of blasphemy

Imran Khan says far-right protesters must disperse after Christian woman acquitted following years on death row.

Pakistan

Protests erupt after court acquits blasphemy accused

Court frees Aasia Bibi - on death row for nine years - in a case that has become emblematic of fair trial concerns.

Asia

Several killed as bus crashes into ravine in northern Pakistan

At least 17 people were killed after the bus with 25 on board plunged into a deep ravine in Kohistan district.

Several killed as bus crashes into ravine in northern Pakistan

Kashmir

Encounters, civilian deaths keep Kashmir on boil

More and more ordinary Kashmiris come out in support of armed rebels as violence escalates and death toll rises.

Encounters, civilian deaths keep Kashmir on boil

Human Rights

Who are the 2018 UN Human Rights Prize winners?

Asma Jahangir, Rebeca Gyumi, Joenia Wapichana and Front Line Defenders honoured by the UN for promoting human rights.

UN names Human Rights Prize winners for 2018

Pakistan

Two soldiers killed in attack on convoy in Balochistan

Balochistan Liberation Army claims coordinated attack on a senior officer's convoy in southwestern province.

Baloch fighters kill two in attack on Pakistani security convoy

War & Conflict

Afghan Taliban co-founder 'released' by Pakistan

Pakistan has released Afghanistan's Taliban leader from prison, a spokesman for the Taliban said on Thursday.

Afghan Taliban founder Mullah Baradar 'released' by Pakistan

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia pledges $6bn to Pakistan amid economic crisis

Riyadh agrees to give $3bn as balance of payment support and a further $3bn loan for oil imports, Pakistan says.

Saudi Arabia pledges $6bn to Pakistan amid economic crisis

Cricket

Exclusive: Pakistani cricketer admits to match-fixing

After years of denial, top spinner Danish Kaneria confesses involvement in 2009 spot-fixing scandal to Al Jazeera.

Pakistan cricket star Danish Kaneria admits to match-fixing