Rappler's latest stories on Pakistan
The online stream of regional minister Shaukat Yousafzai speaking with journalists goes after a member of his social media team accidentally activates a 'cat filter' on the social network
(UPDATED) Most of the people who tested positive for HIV in Rato Dero, Pakistan, are children 2 to 12 years old
The messages come just hours after Pakistan said it had tested a surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of carrying conventional and nuclear warheads
'Such attempts...are an effort to sabotage our economic projects and prosperity. We shall not allow these agendas to succeed,' says Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan
Platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are once regarded as the last holdouts of dissenting voices, but now that has changed
The silence echoes across the country's usually rambunctious media, with most newspapers glossing over the episode and primetime television shows offering it only a passing mention
(UPDATED) It is not clear when Bibi may have left or where she may have gone, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declines to confirm whether she has arrived in Canada
(4th UPDATE) The blast – which a faction of the Pakistani Taliban claimed by email – occurs near the entrance gate for female visitors to the 11th-century Data Darbar shrine
Authorities are alerted after 18 children from a town on the outskirts of Larkana city test positive for HIV, which causes AIDS, prompting health officials to carry out wider screenings
The border skirts the volatile southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchistan which has been the scene of frequent attacks on Iran's security forces.
The cross-border trade is based on a barter system, with traders exchanging goods including chillies, cumin, mango and dried fruit
Pakistan hopes Iran 'will take a swift action against the Baloch terrorist outfits,' says Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Asad Umar resigns as the Pakistan government faces growing pressure with the rupee losing 30% of its value since 2018
(UPDATED) A naval official and a coast guard member are among those killed
'We worked really hard to make this model. It was so pleasant that we were ready to stand like this for the whole day,' says one participant
The 'war for truth…is a war we cannot lose in democracies' like the Philippines, says Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa
(UPDATED) Senior police official Abdul Razaq Cheema says the blast took place in the Hazarganji neighbourhood of Quetta, Balochistan's capital
'We have reliable intelligence that India [plans] another aggression against Pakistan and according to our information this action can take place between April 16 and 20'
The statement by Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, shines a light on efforts by Pakistan's military establishment to use social media as a propaganda tool
There is no shortage of food in Pakistan, but affordability and accessibility are major challenges, leading to malnutrition
Authorities describe Mudasir Ahmed Khan as a top commander with Jaish-e-Mohammad, the militant group behind the deadly February 14 bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir
The development comes days after a rare aerial dogfight between India and Pakistan over the disputed territory of Kashmir ignited fears of an all-out conflict, with world powers rushing to urge restraint
'All airports across Pakistan are operational and airspace reopened,' says a spokeswoman for the Civil Aviation Authority
The hashtag #NobelPeaceForImranKhan began trending on Twitter after Khan unexpectedly announced that the captured pilot would be released as a 'peace gesture'
Indian Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman becomes the centrepiece of hostilities between India and Pakistan after a February 14 suicide bombing in Kashmir killed 40 Indian paramilitaries
The Indian pilot shot down by a Pakistani aircraft is returned as a 'peace gesture'
Abhinandan Varthaman from Chennai emerges as the face of the latest standoff, which has seen the nuclear-armed rivals exchange rare aerial raids
The pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, has become the face of the crisis since he was shot down in a rare aerial engagement between the South Asian neighbors over the disputed region of Kashmir
The disruption follows a snowballing crisis between nuclear-armed neighbors Pakistan and India, which has raised fears of an all-out war
(UPDATED) In a sign of the deepening crisis, Pakistan closes its airspace 'until further notice.' At least 6 airports are shuttered in India, and a vast area north of New Delhi is closed to civilian flights.
(UPDATED) The raid on the Jaish-e-Mohammad camp was launched because India believed suicide attacks were 'imminent,' foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale tells a media briefing
Indian news reports say air force jets hit multiple targets including camps run by Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Islamist group that claimed the February 14 suicide attack in Kashmir that sent tensions soaring
Scores of prominent Pakistani journalists and activists have received email warnings from Twitter informing them their tweets are in violation of Pakistan’s laws. The consequences for press freedoms could be dire.
'The prime minister of Pakistan has offered to investigate the matter if India provides proof. This is a lame excuse,' says an Indian foreign ministry statement
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan uses a nationally televised address to demand Delhi share proof of Islamabad's involvement in last week's suicide blast
(3rd UPDATE) The confrontation piles more pressure on the Indian government, which has blamed Pakistan for the suicide attack last February 14 on a convoy that killed at least 41 paramilitaries
President Arif Alvi will award Mohammad bin Salman the Nishan-e-Pakistan (Order of Pakistan), the foreign office says in a statement
The Asia tour of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is a timely demonstration to the West that he still has friends in rising Asia
An Iranian official at the ministry calls on Pakistan to quickly take the necessary steps for the identification and arrest of the attack's perpetrators
At least 41 paramilitary troops are killed on Thursday, February 14, as explosives packed in a van rip through a convoy bringing 2,500 troopers back from leave near Srinagar
'She should now be free to reunite with her family and seek safety in a country of her choice,' Amnesty International says in a statement
Khizar Hayat, a 55-year-old former police officer, was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2008
The conservative country's media regulator complains that 'bold themes' are being glamorized on TV, in 'utter disregard' to Pakistani culture and values
Rights group Jammu-Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society lists 586 dead in its annual 2018 toll: 267 militants, 160 civilians – including 31 children – and the rest, state police and Indian armed forces
Pakistan International Airlines fires 50 staffers in total after a slew of mishaps in recent years
It is the latest conviction stemming from a corruption investigation spurred by the Panama Papers leak
Chinese authorities say the detention camps are 'vocational education centers'
State Secretary Mike Pompeo says he had designated Pakistan among 'countries of particular concern' in a congressionally mandated annual report, meaning the US government is obliged to exert pressure to end freedom violations
Furey and two critics of extremism in Islam say they are 'shocked' to have received notices by the social media giant this past week over alleged violations of Islamabad's laws, despite having no apparent connection to the country
Pakistan says its prime minister received a letter from the US president seeking Islamabad's support in securing a settlement in Afghanistan