The blast took place when the police were changing guards at a checkpoint outside an annual religious congregation, where nearly 80,000 people were in attendance. The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility.
Turkey's role in Afghanistan is increasingly expanding and could help facilitate talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government. It could also likely succeed where others have failed.
The #MeToo movement is making strides in the US, but there is no such movement for the vast majority of women around the world. From equality in the home to safe public spaces for women, the fight for equality is far from won.
Saudi Arabia executes more Pakistanis than any other foreign nationality annually, nearly all for heroin smuggling, according to the study by Justice Project Pakistan and Human Rights Watch.
India must refrain from any "misadventure across the Line of Control," Pakistan's foreign ministry says after suspected rebels stormed an Indian army base in disputed Kashmir in an attack India says was carried out by a Pakistan-based group.
Pakistan's army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor says they want to continue co-operation with the US but will not compromise on national interests and prestige.
In his first tweet of the year, Trump pledges to put a stop to aid to Pakistan claiming the US has gotten nothing in return.
Radical clerics in Pakistan with little electoral power have managed to remove Pakistan's law minister. The government proved to be weak in its response, and the Pakistan Army has done little more than fuel speculation about its role in the affair.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is on a tour of Asia and the Middle East, arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday afternoon and met with Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as well as army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
A strategy solely focused on “killing terrorists” without including plans for peace building and nation building is going to fail terribly, and deplorably.
Afghan president and NATO back new US approach while Pakistan, China and Russia view the latest policy as counterproductive to resolving the conflict.
Federal minister of petroleum, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, will take over as interim prime minister until Shahbaz is elected to the National Assembly and becomes eligible to take over.
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