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

Asia

Pakistani interior minister shot at election rally

Ahsan Iqbal 'out of danger' after being shot in the shoulder at political gathering in Narowal district, officials say.

Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal shot at election rally

Pakistan

Twin mining accidents kill 23 in Pakistan

In one incident, 16 miners were killed after a methane gas explosion caused the roof of the mine to collapse.

Twin mining accidents kill 23 in Pakistan

Pakistan

No prisoner swap for bin Laden hunt doctor, says Pakistan

Foreign ministry rules out possibility of deal with US after speculation following Shakil Afridi's prison transfer.

No prisoner swap for bin Laden hunt doctor, says Pakistan

Opinion

Across the world, militaries have a sexual violence problem

From Pakistan to the US, it is still very difficult for military women to speak of sexual assault and seek justice.

Quratulain Fatima

by Quratulain Fatima

Quratulain Fatima

Weather

Pakistan sets April world temperature record

Highest monthly reading ever, reported in Sindh province.

Pakistan sets April world temperature record

Pakistan

Protest over targeted killings in Pakistan ends

Hazara Shia Muslims end protest over targeted killings in Pakistani city of Quetta, activists say.

Pakistan: Hazara Shia Muslims end protest in Quetta over killings

Asia

Pashtuns continue to rally for greater rights in Pakistan

The protest movement began in February against an extrajudicial killing, but now it's been transformed into a wider call for ethnic rights.

Pakistan

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Former surgeon was given 33 years in jail in what US lawmakers say was punishment for helping CIA find Osama bin Laden.

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Pakistan

Pakistan's minorities in crosshairs of latest violence

Shia Hazaras and Christians have fallen victim to targeted killings and bombings in the city of Quetta.

Pakistan's minorities in crosshairs of latest violence in Quetta

Pakistan

Pakistan foreign minister disqualified from parliament

Islamabad High Court dismisses Khwaja Muhammad Asif for making omissions on a parliamentary wealth declaration.

Pakistan foreign minister disqualified from parliament