Video: Pakistani police enforce Ramadan fasting in streets of Lahore

Stiff penalties for people caught eating, drinking or smoking in daylight during Ramadan have sparked controversy in Pakistan, where critics warn of a health hazard and an infringement on minority rights.

Stiff penalties for people caught eating, drinking or smoking in daylight during Ramadan have sparked controversy in Pakistan, where critics warn of a health hazard and an infringement on minority rights.

Pakistan’s top court says PM Sharif can stay in power amid corruption probe

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled there was insufficient evidence to order Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s removal from office over corruption allegations levelled by the opposition and ordered further investigations.

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled there was insufficient evidence to order Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's removal from office over corruption allegations levelled by the opposition and ordered further investigations.

Dozens killed in explosion in northwest Pakistan

An explosion apparently targeting a mosque in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Parachinar, in a remote area bordering Afghanistan, killed at least 22 people on Friday and wounded dozens, officials said.

An explosion apparently targeting a mosque in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Parachinar, in a remote area bordering Afghanistan, killed at least 22 people on Friday and wounded dozens, officials said.

Much-delayed Pakistani census finally starts

After nearly 20 years, three aborted attempts and plenty of wrangling between politicians, feudal chiefs and government officials, Pakistan kicked off a national census Wednesday under tight security.

After nearly 20 years, three aborted attempts and plenty of wrangling between politicians, feudal chiefs and government officials, Pakistan kicked off a national census Wednesday under tight security.

Suicide bombers conduct deadly attack on Pakistani court

Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at
least four people, officials said, in the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence.

Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least four people, officials said, in the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence.

Deadly blast targets Pakistani protest rally

A large bomb blast ripped through a protest rally in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, killing at least 10 people and wounding nearly 60 in an attack claimed by a breakaway Taliban faction.

A large bomb blast ripped through a protest rally in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, killing at least 10 people and wounding nearly 60 in an attack claimed by a breakaway Taliban faction.

Pakistani passenger plane crashes in mountainous north

There are unlikely to be any survivors from a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying about 40 people that crashed on Wednesday in a mountainous northern region, a government official at the crash site said.

There are unlikely to be any survivors from a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying about 40 people that crashed on Wednesday in a mountainous northern region, a government official at the crash site said.

Video: Pakistani women’s rights group wins French prize for conflict prevention

Aware Girls, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that advocates for women’s rights in Pakistan, was awarded a prize for conflict prevention on Thursday by the Jacques Chirac foundation.

Aware Girls, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that advocates for women’s rights in Pakistan, was awarded a prize for conflict prevention on Thursday by the Jacques Chirac foundation.

IS group claims deadly bombing at remote Pakistan shrine

An explosion claimed by militant group Islamic State ripped through a Muslim shrine in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 43 people and wounding scores, officials said.

An explosion claimed by militant group Islamic State ripped through a Muslim shrine in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 43 people and wounding scores, officials said.

Gunmen launch deadly attack on police academy in Pakistan’s Quetta

Gunmen stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta late on Monday night, killing at least 48 people and wounding more than 100, hospital officials said.

Gunmen stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta late on Monday night, killing at least 48 people and wounding more than 100, hospital officials said.

Scores killed as bomb strikes hospital in Pakistan’s Quetta

A powerful bomb went off on the grounds of a government-run hospital in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Monday, killing at least 45 people and wounding dozens, police said.

A powerful bomb went off on the grounds of a government-run hospital in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Monday, killing at least 45 people and wounding dozens, police said.