Visit comes as Taliban unleashes a wave of deadly attacks in Afghanistan, striking northern Baghlan and southern Uruzgan province.
Security forces block off capital Islamabad to contain thousands of protesters gathered outside the city to protest against republication of caricatures in France insulting Prophet Muhammad.
India denies accusations that it was funding anti-Pakistan terror groups after Islamabad provided rare details and specific accusations purportedly establishing New Delhi's role in attacks within Pakistan.
At least 8 students have been killed and more than 100 people wounded in a blast that officials say occurred after suspects planted explosives inside a seminary in Peshawar early in the morning.
Country's army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa orders probe after local politicians said that Sindh province's top police official was abducted by paramilitary troops, who coerced him into signing an order to arrest an opposition leader.
Afghan officials have blamed Pakistan for firing across the Chaman border as a large crowd gathered to protest against the passage closure preventing nationals of both countries from entering Afghanistan for Eid al Adha.
The political will to establish stable internet high-security areas is missing because “the internet really democratises a lot of voices".
The country continues to ease restrictions as the rate of new Covid-19 cases in Pakistan leapt from around 2,000-3,000 a day in late May to as high as 6,800 a day in mid-June and deaths are nearing 150 a day.
India says it has expelled two Pakistani officials in New Delhi for "espionage activities". Islamabad rejects allegation, saying its High Commission staffers in New Delhi were detained and tortured by Indian authorities.
There is cause for cautious optimism so long as troublesome elements within the government and the Taliban are not allowed to derail the process.
Outrage over the treatment of Kaavan at the capital's Islamabad Zoo went global several years ago with a petition garnering over 200,000 signatures after it emerged he was being chained up.
Covid-19 could test the overstretched health system of two of South Asia’s largest countries.
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