Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage
Pakistan has extended partial lockdown till April 14 and constantly asking people to stay indoors and follow social distancing.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties
As numbers climbed, Prime Minister Khan continued to oppose a complete lockdown, on the grounds that the poor would suffer.
Pakistani police kill prime suspect in torching of 14 Gilgit-Baltistan schools during search operation
Pakistan Police killed a prime suspect and arrested 18 others behind the arson attack on 14 schools in Gilgit-Baltistan region
Pakistan violence: Political instability, selective security approach catalyse recurring extremist bloodbath
The Lahore attack comes at a crucial time when the ruling Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz is facing an imminent political crisis with the disqualification of prime minister Nawaz Sharif after the Panama Papers corruption case verdict.
The United Nations (UN) is “concerned” about continuing terrorist attacks on educational institutions and the military’s use of schools, especially in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan, a report of the UN’s review of Pakistan’s social, cultural and economic rights says.
Blasphemy laws, the human rights watchers say, are particularly dangerous in countries like Pakistan where the collapsing judicial system, weak rule of law and ineffective State control make the certainty of punishment for crime totally absent.
The United Nations is concerned that Pakistan was not “adequately exercising due diligence” to prevent violence by members of extremist groups.
The “unilateral” blocking of the Durand Line by Pakistan choked off trade and caused damages of up to $90 million, Kabul complained to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) last week.
At least 35 terrorists were killed as the law enforcement agencies launched a security crackdown across Pakistan on Friday.
At least seven policemen were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in two separate attacks during a polio camapign in Pakistan's Karachi on Wednesday.
Pakistan uses militants as proxies to counter India's growing influence in Afghanistan, according to a set of documents released by WikiLeaks from the hacked personal email account of CIA Director John Brennan.
Significant parts of Pakistan along its border with Afghanistan, including Waziristan, Balochistan and FATA, continue to be a safe haven for terrorists, the US State Department said in a report on Saturday.
The strike came a day after Pakistani jet fighters killed 20 suspected members of the Haqqani network.
At least five suspected militants, including what sources claim to be a high value target, were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region on Thursday, media reported.