Motorcycle gunmen on Wednesday shot dead seven policemen guarding a polio vaccination team in Pakistan's southern port city Karachi, officials said, a brazen attack in the country's economic hub.
Pakistan's smallest religious minority, the Kalash speak their own language and celebrate their gods through music, dance -- and alcohol, which they brew themselves in Chitral's plunging verdant valleys.
Pakistan on Saturday ended the search for 23 people buried by a landslide in the north, after last week's heavy rains that authorities said killed 117 people.The 23 were buried in their homes by a landslide in Kohistan district on Monday.
Pakistan on Saturday hanged two brothers convicted of murdering six people from the same family, just days after Amnesty International criticised the country for becoming the world's third most prolific executioner after China and Iran.
At least 53 people were killed and 60 injured after heavy rain across northwest Pakistan and areas of Kashmir caused landslides and the roofs of dozens of homes to collapse, officials said Sunday.
Islamist protesters gathered in the Pakistani capital ended their days-long sit-in on Wednesday after claiming the government had agreed to a number of their demands including the hanging of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy.
Pakistan has extended a deadline for Islamist protesters to end a days-long sit-in on the streets of the capital after deploying thousands of police and paramilitary forces in a show of force Tuesday night.
Pakistan has detained more than 200 people since the Easter Sunday park bombing which killed 73 people including many children, officials said Tuesday, as the militants behind the attack taunted the prime minister.
Taliban militants who killed more than 70 people, many of them children, in a brutal Easter weekend bombing mocked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday with a taunting tweet that declared war had "reached his doorstep".
Shakeel Anjum spent Easter Monday burying six victims of the butchery in Pakistan's city of Lahore and says he is in pain, his head is aching. He wonders: How much further will this go? How many more bodies will he lay to rest?
The worst fears of Pakistan's Christians came true with the carnage in Lahore on Easter Sunday, said activists who had braced for a backlash since thousands took to the streets over the execution of a murderer feted as an Islamist hero.
Thousands of supporters of an executed Islamist assassin were holding a sit-in in Islamabad Monday after submitting a list of demands including the execution of a female Christian blasphemy convict.
Pakistan's army launched raids and arrested suspects Monday after a Taliban suicide bomber targeting Christians over Easter killed 72 people including many children in a park crowded with families.