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)
Pakistani police say gunmen have shot dead an intelligence officer in the country's volatile northwest.
Two Pakistani civilians and an Indian soldier have been killed in cross-border firing in the disputed region of Kashmir, officials from the two sides say.
Pakistan is refuting claims by Indian security forces that they shot dead seven Pakistani soldiers along the disputed Kashmir border.
Pakistan's top court has ruled that schizophrenia does not fall within its legal definition of mental illness, clearing the way for the execution of a mentally ill man.
The wildlife-trade monitoring network TRAFFIC warns that hundreds of endangered snow leopards are being killed illegally each year across the high mountain ranges of Asia.
Pakistan has imposed a blanket ban on Bollywood films and other Indian content on its television networks and radio stations amid increasing tension between the two nuclear-armed rivals over Kashmir.
Pakistani officials say at least 24 people have been killed after two buses collided in the southern province of Punjab.