There were protests across Pakistan after a wave of arrests and a ban on public gatherings. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Pakistan and India each expelled a diplomat from the other country amid escalating tensions between the two South Asian powers over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.
Pakistani police have detained dozens of supporters of opposition leader Imran Khan and banned public rallies, triggering clashes with opposition activists in parts of Islamabad.
A United Nations General Assembly committee voted to launch negotiations on a new treaty banning nuclear weapons despite strong opposition from the world's nuclear powers.
Pakistani authorities have arrested National Geographic magazine's famed green-eyed "Afghan Girl" for possessing a forged Pakistani identity card.
The Pakistani city of Quetta was in mourning to commemorate the victims of a militant attack on a local police academy.
The Islamic State (IS) extremist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy in southwestern Pakistan that left at least 61 people dead.
Afghan officials say at least eight police officers were killed when militants attacked an outpost in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
There was a heavy security presence on the streets of Quetta, following a deadly attack on a police academy that claimed at least 59 lives. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Dozens of police trainees have been killed and more than 100 wounded in an overnight raid by militants on a police academy in southwest Pakistan, officials said.
Doctors reported a large fall in polio cases amid improved security in northwest Pakistan (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)