Four Pakistani soldiers have been killed in a roadside bomb explosion in a southwestern town near the border with Iran, the army said.
Pakistani opposition leaders on April 21 called for protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as an investigation into his family's finances continues.
A mob in northern Pakistan attacked a man accused of blasphemy during Friday Prayers and injured several police officers who stepped in to rescue him, police said.
Pakistani police say three women dressed in burqas killed a man who had been accused of blasphemy in 2004 in a northeastern Pakistani town -- the second murder over alleged insults to Islam in a week.
Supporters of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif celebrated a Supreme Court decision which allows him to stay in office while corruption allegations against him are investigated. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal).
As police investigate why a mob of fellow students would lynch Mashal Khan, the Pakistani student's outspokenness and social media footprint stand out.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered further investigations into corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, but ruled that he can remain in office for now.
Pakistan is bracing for an expected Supreme Court ruling on April 20 about corruption allegations linked to the release of the so-called "Panama Papers" that could cost Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif his job.
Students in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar staged a protest against the mob killing of a university student accused of blasphemy. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
The Kalash, who claim to be descendants of Alexander the Great's invading soldiers, have lived in isolation in Pakistan for centuries. Now the tiny pagan tribe is getting long-due recognition as a distinct religious and ethnic group.
China, which is hosting a summit on its New Silk Road plan next month, announced on April 18 a list of mostly Asian leaders who will attend.