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Iran reports 8 deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest toll of any country outside China
The confirmation comes days after Ehsanullah Ehsan, the former spokesman for the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, released an audio message claiming he had escaped detention and was now in Turkey
The decision is questioned by medical experts in the country, where investment in health care has been woefully lacking for decades
Internet access is restored but only to 301 government-approved websites
(3rd UPDATE) Forecasts suggest more harsh weather is on the way
'Yes, he is a free man. Right now there is no judgment against him any longer,' the prosecutor representing the government, Ishtiaq A. Khan, says of Pervez Musharraf
Junaid Hafeez, 33, is sentenced to death for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammed in predominantly Muslim Pakistan
(UPDATED) A Pakistan court sentences former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in absentia to death for treason, according to state media
The Thar desert is dependent on monsoon rains, but a meteorologist says such a heavy rainfall in November is 'unusual,' while 'lightning of that intensity is unprecedented'
Journalists hold a silent demonstration against the internet ban, holding their laptops with open with blank screens or held placards with the words '100 days no internet' and 'stop humiliating Kashmir journalists'
'Legal obstacles' to Nawaz Sharif's departure are being removed, as doctors say medical treatment abroad is needed to save his life, says foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Pakistani leader Imran Khan hopes that the day will come when its relations with India 'will improve'
(UPDATED) Television footage shows flames pouring out of 3 carriages as people could be heard crying during the incident, in a rural area of central Punjab province
The 2019 Global Impunity Index lists 41 unsolved media killings in the Philippines over the last 10 years
Pakistan Muslim League spokeswoman Marium Aurangzeb says ex-Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has an autoimmune blood disorder
(UPDATED) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's trip to Iran comes after both the US and Saudi Arabia had asked him to mediate with Iran to defuse tensions in the Gulf
Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal says the decision comes after a security review was done
The scenario modeled by researchers envisages more than 100 million immediate deaths and global mass starvation should a nuclear war occur between India and Pakistan
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says the Pakistan visit would be the fourth leg of a tour that included Russia, China and Iran
Qandeel Baloch, who shot to fame for her risque selfies – tame by Western standards, but considered provocative in deeply misogynistic Pakistan – was strangled in July 2016
The Pakistan military continues to lead search and rescue operations with fears growing the death toll may jump again
The quake sent people in cities across the country running into the streets, as cars near the epicenter were wedged in between massive cracks that ripped apart roads while other vehicles were upended by the tremor
India and Pakistan are locked in an escalating war of words since New Delhi stripped Indian-administered Kashmir of its autonomy last month, imposing a security lockdown on the area
Prime Minister Imran Khan insists that Pakistan does not want to go to war with India again – but says Islamabad will respond to any hostility
'For the last 6 weeks, India has transformed Occupied Jammu and Kashmir into the largest prison on this planet,' says Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Mobile phone networks and internet remain cut off in Indian Kashmir after nearly a month of the region's special autonomy being stripped
The decision comes weeks after the International Court of Justice in July ordered Islamabad to provide the prisoner with consular access but rejected India's demand that Jadhav be freed
Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the nation and vows to continue fighting for Kashmir until the disputed Himalayan territory is 'liberated'
India reacts angrily to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's call for nationwide action
A magistrate says most of the detained were flown out of Kashmir because prisons have run out of capacity already
'You need to understand that restrictions and relaxations are area-wise. You can't generalize them,' says senior police officer Munir Khan
A BBC statement says, 'given the shutdown of digital services and phone lines in the region, it's right for us to try and increase the provision of news on our short wave radio services'
Skirmishes are frequent across the so-called Line of Control, but the latest deaths comes after Pakistan warns it was ready to meet any Indian aggression over Kashmir
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says 'fresh thinking' was needed after 7 decades of failure to ensure harmony in the former Himalayan kingdom, where tens of thousands have died in the past 30 years
'We have decided that if India commits any type of violation we will fight till the end,' says Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan
Normal communication in the more peaceful Jammu division of the region "has been restored after assessment by relevant local authorities", an Indian home ministry spokesperson says
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan says the Kashmir issue will lead to 'the suppression of Muslims in India and eventually lead to targeting of Pakistan'
Huge numbers of troops remain in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city as people prepare for Eid al-Adha
The government releases a statement declaring that Pakistan will suspend trade with India and review its bilateral ties with Delhi
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan vows to challenge India's decision at the UN Security Council and accuses Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating international law in pursuit of an anti-Muslim agenda in India
The old-fashioned cups are placed directly inside the tandoor, where they are baked at high temperatures. The tea, prepared separately, is then poured in to the cups, where it starts to boil on hitting the hot clay
Thousands of military reinforcements arrive in the Himalayan territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan, where a 3-decade old insurgency has left tens of thousands dead
(3rd UPDATE) The plane crashes into a poor village near an upscale neighborhood in the garrison city that is home to the army's headquarters
Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar insists the conflict can only be settled bilaterally and that Pakistan has to end 'cross-border terrorism' before any talks
The International Monetary Fund projects 2019 economic growth for the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan would be 1%, its worst since the IMF put them in one group in 2009
One commenter calls Pakistan's mandatory baggage wrapping a 'corrupt profit-making endeavor,' while some argue it would be harmful to the environment
The attack occurs at the entrance of a hospital in Kotlan Saidan village on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Dera Ismail Khan
India and Pakistan each declare victory after a world court ruling made late Wednesday. With 49-year-old Kulbhushan Jadhav still held in secret, his case riskes setting off new tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
Pakistan routinely ranks among the world's most dangerous countries for media workers, and reporters have frequently been detained, beaten and even killed for being critical of the government or powerful military
The downpours – which stretch from June to September – can turn deadly, and wreak havoc again this year across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan-administered Kashmir