Pakistan

Avalanches kill dozens in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

At least 124 people killed as severe weather triggers avalanches and landslides in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.

Avalanches kill dozens in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

Pakistan

Judges say special court in Musharraf case was unconstitutional

Musharraf was sentenced to death in absentia by a special court in December last year on treason charges.

Judges say special court in Musharraf case was unconstitutional

Pakistan

Heavy rains, snowfall leave dozens dead in Pakistan, Afghanistan

Severe winter weather kills at least 43 in two countries as authorities struggle to evacuate people to safer places.

Heavy rains, snowfall leave dozens dead in Pakistan, Afghanistan

Pakistan

Bomb attack targets Worshippers at Quetta mosque, killing 14

Senior police official among dead as bomb explodes at mosque packed with dozens of people offering sunset prayers.

Bomb attack targets Worshippers at Quetta mosque, killing 14

Kashmir

'Farcical exercise': Foreign envoys in Kashmir on India invite

New Delhi accused of organising yet another 'guided tour' of region that has been under lockdown since August 5.

'Farcical exercise': Foreign envoys in Kashmir on India invite

Pakistan

How blackmail, harassment forced Pakistani women from university

Many parents pull out their daughters from Balochistan University after CCTV footage was used to blackmail students.

How blackmail, harassment forced Pakistani women from university

Pakistan

Pakistan passes bill legalising extensions for military chiefs

New law legalises term extensions of military chiefs who have ruled the country for almost half its history.

Pakistan passes bill legalising extensions for military chiefs

Asia

Blast in Pakistan's Quetta kills two, wounds many: Officials

Bomb packed on a motorcycle targets a security personnel vehicle near busy market in the southwestern city.

Blast in Pakistan's Quetta kills two, wounds many: Officials

AJ Impact

How the Pentagon was duped by contractors using shell companies

Some Defense Department suppliers have used front companies to fraudulently win manufacturing bids, US government says.

How the Pentagon was duped by contractors using shell companies

Asia

Pakistan government introduces bill to extend army chief's tenure

PM Khan approved an extension for General Qamar Javed Bajwa in August, citing a worsening national security situation.

Pakistan government introduces bill to extend army chief's tenure

Sexual assault

Pakistani media mogul rejects filmmaker's rape accusation

Director Jamshed Mahmood Raza alleges Dawn newspaper's Hameed Haroon raped him 13 years ago.

Pakistani media mogul rejects filmmaker's rape accusation

Gender Equity

PM Khan launches healthcare scheme for transgender Pakistanis

Khan said his government was resolute in protecting the transgender population of Pakistan.

PM Khan launches healthcare scheme for transgender Pakistanis

Pakistan

In Pakistan, polio makes a comeback amid vaccine boycotts

Political transition and mass misinformation campaigns have contributed to growing polio rates.

In Pakistan, polio makes a comeback amid vaccine boycotts

Literature

Poets celebrated in Pakistan inspire India's protesters

Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Habib Jalib and Allama Iqbal remain integral to popular protests against 'anti-Muslim' citizenship law.

Poets celebrated in Pakistan inspire India's protesters

Pakistan

Ex-Pakistan president challenges death sentence verdict

Petition filed said judge's observation 'crossed all religious moral, civil and constitutional limits'.

Pakistan ex-President Pervez Musharraf challenges death sentence