Four rebels, a policeman and a civilian were killed during a gun battle in the Anantnag district of the disputed Indian-administered Kashmir region.
Shouting "Go India, go back" and "We want freedom," hundreds of people began marching in the southern Anantnag area but were confronted by government forces firing tear gas, leading to clashes with stone-throwing protesters.
Fourteen more were injured in the attack that targeted a crowd of Afghan Taliban, security forces, and civilians who were celebrating Eid in an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country.
Afghan defence ministry and US officials confirm Mullah Fazlullah, who was Pakistan's most wanted militant, is killed in a joint US-Afghan air strike.
Unknown gunmen shoot dead journalist Shujaat Bukhari and his police bodyguards outside his office in India-administered Kashmir, police and journalist's colleagues say. There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack.
The decades-old dispute between Pakistan and India "has robbed millions of their basic human rights" the UN's human rights chief says.
Since 2013 Beijing has worked diligently to develop the Belt and Road Initiative as a win-win project capable of transcending adversarial diplomatic relationships. Its success will depend heavily on decreasing regional hositilities.
The Sikh minority in the country has been living on the edge ever since extremists began to target them.
During a closely orchestrated gathering of a Beijing-led bloc, China has sought to portray itself as a defender of free trade in response to Donald Trump's support for import controls.
At the age of 11, Hammad Safi gives motivational speeches in Pakistan. His audiences seem quite inspired though some say his talks are by rote.
Remembering Ahmad Shah Massoud's predictions for Afghanistan, Pakistan and the brutality that would come from groups like Al Qaeda and eventually, Daesh.
Ankara and Islamabad have recently reached a deal on the sale of a load of 30 Turkish-made helicopters said to be worth $1.5 billion. The largest-ever defence contract between the two countries is also a boon to the Turkish defence industry.
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