Protesters in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan, demonstrated on November 5 against reported government proposals to begin privatizing major public departments, including the country's main energy utility. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
A rescue operation is under way near Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore to save dozens of people thought to be trapped in the rubble of a collapsed factory.
The roof of a factory has collapsed near Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, killing at least 18 workers and leaving about 150 trapped under rubble.
The European Union's law enforcement arm arrested 29 in Spain and Poland in raids targeting a migrant-smuggling operation that brought Pakistanis to the EU and forced them to work in slave-like conditions.
Pakistan's media regulator has directed private television channels to restrict coverage of 72 organizations with links to militants or risk losing their license to broadcast.
An unidentified gunman has killed a journalist in the northwestern Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Pakistan cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan and his second wife have decided to part ways and are filing for divorce, the couple said October 30.
Pakistani authorities are racing to send relief supplies, including blankets, tents, food, and pneumonia vaccine to earthquake victims before winter weather sets in.
People living in Pakistan's remote Upper Mohmand region are beginning to rebuild homes damaged by the October 26 earthquake. But many have yet to receive any help from government aid agencies which are struggling to reach the area.
Many earthquake survivors in Afghanistan and Pakistan were spending a third night without shelter in plummeting temperatures on October 28, as rescuers struggled to reach remote mountainous regions.
The day after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit south Asia, relief efforts were underway and residents were picking their way through the rubble in Pakistan's Swat Valley. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Seven Pakistani soldiers have been killed by "heavy fire" along the border with Afghanistan.