Suicide blasts rock Lahore

Three suicide bombers targeted a Shi'ite mourning procession in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people and wounding 180, police and rescue officials said.

Deadly blast in Lahore

A bomb explodes in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore killing 12 people and wounding 60.

Pakistan girl burned alive for suitor snub

Pakistani women.

A teenage girl has died in Pakistan after being doused in petrol and set alight by a man who wanted to marry her but whose proposal had been rejected.

Gunmen fire on plane landing at Pakistan airport

A Pakistan International Airlines A310

Jibran Ahmad Gunmen fired on a Pakistan International Airlines plane as it was landing in the northern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday night, killing a woman on board and injuring three crew members in the...

Woman, 21, raped and hanged from a tree after refusing sex

Anti-rape protest in Pakistan

A 21-year-old woman has been raped and hanged from a tree in Pakistan, police say, in a case bearing a chilling resemblance to a spate of similar attacks that sparked outrage in neighbouring India.

Pakistani woman stoned to death by family outside court for marrying man she loved

A relative of Farzana Iqbal wails over her body in the back of an ambulance.

Mubasher Bukhari A 25-year-old woman was stoned to death by her family outside one of Pakistan's top courts on Tuesday in a so-called "honour" killing for marrying the man she loved, police said.

'They say they will kill me': husband with dark past speaks out after Pakistani wife's stoning

Pakistani Mohammad Iqbal   holds up an image of his wife Farzana Parveen, who was allegedly beaten to death with bricks by her father and other family members for marrying a man of her own choice, in Chak 367.

Waqar Gillani and Declan Walsh Lahore, Pakistan: The Pakistani police said on Friday that they had arrested four more people in connection with the death of Farzana Parveen, a pregnant woman fatally beaten by her family in a...

Pakistani woman survives after being shot for marrying for love

Saba Maqsood survived being shot and thrown in a canal by her family for marrying the man she loved.

Mubasher Bukhari An 18-year-old Pakistani has survived being shot and thrown in a canal by her family for marrying the man she loved, police said, weeks after the "honour killing" of another woman drew worldwide...

Pakistan court drops case against baby

Nine month old Pakistan toddler Mohammad Musa is held by his grandfather Muhammad Yasin for the court heading in Lahore on April 12. The court threw out charges of attempted murder against the baby.

A Pakistani court has thrown out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby, in a case provoking widespread ridicule.

Pakistan man admits he ate baby stolen from graveyard, after previous cannibalism conviction

Pakistani villager Mohammad Arif, arrested on suspicion of cannibalism.

Mohammad Arif says he cooked and ate child after his brother stole the body from a graveyard, three years after being jailed for the same offence.

Narendra Modi sworn in as India prime minister promising 'inclusive' agenda

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: India's Narendra Modi was sworn in as prime minister on Monday with the strongest mandate of any leader for 30 years, promising to forge a "strong and inclusive" country on a first day...

Six guards killed protecting Spanish cyclist in Pakistan's wild west

Gul Yousufzai Gunmen on Wednesday shot dead six guards protecting a Spanish round-the-world cyclist in a violent and remote area of western Pakistan where a bus bomb killed 24 Shi'ite pilgrims a day earlier,...

Pakistan officials fail to show at Taliban peace talks

Members of a committee from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) which was set up to hold peace talks with the government of Pakistan on behalf of the Taliban.

Salman Masood Pakistani government representatives failed to appear for the start of peace talks with the Taliban, forcing the postponement of the talks and drawing a sharp rebuke from the militants’...

Porn cinema attack kills 13 in Pakistan

A blood-stained shoe of a victim lies on the ground at the site of a grenade attack on a crowded movie theatre that killed and wounded many people in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Rob Crilly A triple grenade attack on a cinema showing pornography in northwest Pakistan killed 12 people as government and Taliban negotiators met for a second round of peace talks.

Pakistani judge sentences Christian to death for blasphemy

Mubasher Bukhari A Pakistani judge has sentenced a Christian to death for blasphemy, lawyers said, in the latest of a rising tide of such legal cases.

Tricky wicket

claire stewart In war-ravaged Afghanistan, cricket has become one of the country's most popular pastimes. Even the Taliban approve - as long as you're a man.

Pakistani baby accused of attempted murder

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Lahore, Pakistan: While many children his age are still learning how to crawl, a nine-month-old boy in Pakistan has been accused of attempted murder in a case observers say highlights endemic flaws...

American Al-Qaeda hostage Warren Weinstein asks Obama to intervene

Warren Weinstein, a 72-year-old American development worker who was kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaeda more than two years ago, appeals for his release in video.

Salman Masood An American development consultant abducted by al-Qaida in Pakistan more than two years ago has urged President Barack Obama to help secure his freedom in an impassioned video message released by the...

Girl, 5, raped in Pakistan: police

A five-year old Pakistani girl is in critical condition after being kidnapped and brutally raped in the eastern city of Lahore, police say.

Pakistan struggles to combat child rapes

Pakistani women line up to enter a polling station and cast their ballots, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, May 11, 2013. Pakistanis streamed to the polls Saturday to vote in a historic election pitting a cricket star-turned-politician against an unpopular incumbent and a two-time prime minister, but twin bombings killing nine people and wounding dozens underlined the dangers voters face. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

In a rural village in Pakistan's eastern rice belt, two teenage sisters left for school one recent day on a muddy village path far too narrow for cars.