The victim had been escorted into court by police in the northern city of Peshawar when a man opened fire with a pistol.
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 increasing spread of unverified news in Pakistani society often leads to unprecedented chaos and violence.
The museum said it has been working with law enforcement agencies to return the works smuggled out during recent periods of conflict.
For religious scholars and local visitors, the sight of plants and trees mentioned in the Quran has been uplifting this Ramadan.
The religious seminaries educating more than four million students, often from poor backgrounds, have long been accused of links to extremism. But there is more to meet the eye.
No sooner were officers spared the agony of having to defuse the mines of the 1980s US-Soviet war than they found themselves in the eye of a bitter, bomb-infested storm between the Taliban, the US and their country.
Large rallies took place across Pakistan on International Women's Day. These are some moments from the march in Pakistan's biggest city, Karachi.
1979 not only transformed the region but led to global repercussions still being felt 40 years later.
Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar says he's confident Islamabad will secure International Monetary Fund bailout, following PM Imran Khan's meeting with fund's chief Christine Lagarde in Dubai.
The war in Afghanistan is drawing closer to a political settlement as the Americans, Afghans and other powers find their way to the negotiating table. Viewed by some as a destabilising force in Afghanistan, is Pakistan now getting what it wants?
Sami ul Haq, recently murdered in Pakistan, was widely renowned for his role in lighting the spark that united the insurgency against the Soviets in Afghanistan. His influence transformed the insurgency into an 'Islamic duty'.
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