Pakistan


Kashmir border violence kills nine

2018-01-15 22:36

At least nine people including four Pakistani soldiers were killed in fighting in disputed Kashmir, India and Pakistan say.

Pakistani father of slain girl blames police for slow action

2018-01-11 15:02

The father of an 8-year-old girl whose rape and killing shocked the nation accuses police of slow response when his daughter went missing in eastern Punjab province.

Poisonous and running out: Pakistan's water crisis

2018-01-09 06:08

Barely 15 days old, Kinza whimpers at an Islamabad hospital where she is suffering from diarrhoea and a blood infection, a tiny victim among thousands afflicted by Pakistan's severely polluted and decreasing water supplies.

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

2018-01-02 23:41

Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador, an embassy spokesperson says, in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad with threats to cut aid over "lies" about militancy.

Pakistan, Afghanistan appeal to Taliban to join peace talks

2017-12-26 18:17

The foreign ministers of Pakistan and Afghanistan have issued a joint appeal to Taliban militants to join peace talks following a meeting organised by China to mend strained relations between the two governments.

Roadside bomb kills 3 soldiers in northwest Pakistan

2017-12-24 13:29

A Pakistani official says a roadside bomb has exploded near a team of bomb disposal experts, killing three soldiers.

Eight killed in pre-Christmas suicide bomb attack on Pakistan church

2017-12-17 20:39

At least eight people have been killed and 30 wounded when two suicide bombers attacked a church in Pakistan during a service, just over a week before Christmas, police say.

Taliban gunmen storm Pakistan school

2017-12-01 16:33

Nine people were killed and dozens injured when Taliban militants stormed a training institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

Pakistan minister resigns as officials bow to Islamists' demands

2017-11-27 14:04

Pakistan's law minister has resigned as the embattled civilian government bows to demands from a small Islamist group.

Wife 'kills' husband, 12 others with poisoned lassi

2017-11-01 05:54

A Pakistani woman who gave her husband poisoned milk ended up killing him and 12 of his family when the tainted liquid was turned into a yoghurt drink and served to him and his relatives, police have said.

 

Pakistan: Slain girl may have been victim of serial killer

2018-01-13 22:51

A Pakistani official says a serial killer may have been behind the rape and murder of young girl whose killing sparked deadly clashes between protesters and police.

Pakistani mob angered by rape, murder of girl attacks police

2018-01-10 21:00

Pakistani police: Mob angered over rape, murder of 8-year-old girl attacks police station in country's east.

US suspends security assistance to Pakistan

2018-01-05 13:03

The United States has announced it is suspending security assistance to Pakistan for failing to take "decisive action" against Taliban militants targeting US personnel in neighbouring Afghanistan.

Trump threatens to cut Pakistan aid

2018-01-01 18:16

President Donald Trump has suggested he would cut off foreign aid to Pakistan, accusing Islamabad of harbouring violent extremists and lying about it.

Pakistan army says Indian fire kills 3 soldiers in Kashmir

2017-12-26 09:03

Pakistan's military says Indian fire across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region has killed three soldiers in what it said was an "unprovoked" ceasefire violation

10 killed, 17 hurt in road accident in central Pakistan

2017-12-24 10:34

Two speeding buses coming from opposite directions have collided and crashed into a van on a highway in central Pakistan, killing 10 people and injuring 17 others.

Turkey president asks Muslims to remain calm

2017-12-10 06:31

Turkey's president has called on Muslims to remain calm in their response to the US recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Pakistani couple murdered in 'honour killing'

2017-11-28 20:51

Pakistani police have exhumed the bodies of a couple believed to have been murdered and hastily buried by their families after they eloped, in the country's latest 'honour killing' case.

Pakistan calls on army to restore security in capital

2017-11-25 21:01

The Pakistani government has called on the powerful military to deploy in the capital after violence broke out when security forces attempted to disperse a sit-in.

Pakistani court issues arrest warrant for ex-premier Sharif

2017-10-26 15:03

A Pakistani judge has issued an arrest warrant for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif after he failed to appear in court to face corruption charges.

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