The presence of Pakistani Pakhtun leaders at Ashraf Ghani’s inauguration angers some, but experts say it’s not a big deal.
The escape of a notorious militant and the strong-arming of the state by a radical cleric has brought Pakistan's fight against militancy into question.
"The mortar fired from Afghanistan hit the house of local villager Fazal Ghani. He along with his wife and five other members of the family died on spot," a senior Pakistani official says. The dead included three women, three children and a man.
Student unions were banned in the country in the 1980s but now Imran Khan's government is at a crossroads between lifting the curbs or facing fresh opposition in the form of campus activism.
Vaccine teams and security forces escorting them are often targeted in attacks in Pakistan, one of three countries where the crippling disease remains. The Taliban claims the preventive drug is a Western conspiracy to sterilise children.
Voters in turbulent former tribal zones of northwestern Pakistan vote in first provincial elections after the region lost semi-autonomous status it had held since British colonial era.
For religious scholars and local visitors, the sight of plants and trees mentioned in the Quran has been uplifting this Ramadan.
Pushed into the shadows, the armed group largely operates from the bordering provinces of Afghanistan, mostly targeting Pakistan's impoverished Balochistan province.
India's strikes on Pakistan were expected to bring a boon for the Modi government ahead of the general election in the country. Has it worked out that way?
India has clearly violated Pakistan's sovereignty but to what extent, is still unclear. What is clear is that the efficacy of the strike comes second to how the Indian media and the public perceive it.
This is the story of a young woman who lost her hands in an accident, but she hasn't let that stop her from excelling.
Unknown attackers killed the prominent cleric, who runs an Islamic school in northwestern Pakistan, his deputy Yousaf Sha and nephew said.
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