The Pakistani government has defended its decision to bar a prominent Pakistani journalist from leaving the country because of an article he wrote about a rift between the government and the military.
Protesters in the Pakistani city of Peshawar demanded the abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulations. The draconian colonial-era law allows authorities to arrest relatives of a convicted criminal. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Pakistan's Supreme Court will hear a final appeal in the country's most notorious blasphemy case amid a heavy police presence on October 13.
Shi'a across the Muslim world commemorated Ashura on October 12 amid ongoing security concerns.
The United States has blacklisted several Pakistani men for their ties to a blacklisted organization that laundered money for the Taliban, drug traffickers, and other criminal organizations.
In parts of Pakistan, mobile phone networks were shut down amid fears of sectarian violence as Shi'a marked Ashura with processions across the country. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
A prominent Pakistani journalist says he has been barred from leaving the country because of an article he wrote about a rift between the government and the military.
A new report using UN statistics estimates there are about 700 million girls around the world who were forced to get married before the age of 18.
Explosions targeting military personnel on a passenger train killed at least three people and wounded 13 others in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on October 7, officials said.
Pakistani lawmakers have passed a law that increases the penalty for so-called "honor killings" and closes a loophole that often allowed killers to go free.
India says its soldiers have killed three suspected militants who tried to raid an army base in Indian-administered Kashmir.
More than 100 migrants who set off on foot toward Hungary to protest the European Union's closed borders and deteriorating conditions for migrants in Serbia have ended their march and returned to Belgrade.