Pakistani human rights activist Khurram Zaki, a vocal critic of Islamic extremism, was laid to rest after being gunned down in Karachi. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Pakistani police said on May 8 that unknown gunmen riding motorcycles have shot and killed a prominent rights activist and injured two others in the southern city of Karachi.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Asia-South Asia electricity project CASA-1000 is next week in Tajikistan, but questions remain about it and a regional gas pipeline.
Violent clashes between police and protesters have erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following the killing of three rebels in a gunbattle.
Britain's opposition Labor party candidate Sadiq Khan was elected mayor of London, making him the first Muslim leader of a European Union capital.
Pakistani police have arrested 15 members of a tribal council accused of ordering the burning alive of a young girl for helping a couple to elope.
Five Muslim employees of a Pakistani transport company were arraigned on blasphemy charges after a Sikh man complained they desecrated his turban during an argument about a delayed bus.
Billionaire Donald Trump appears close to winning the Republican presidential nomination after knocking out his chief rival with a critical victory in the U.S. state of Indiana on May 3.
Security was tight as large crowds gathered in the Pakistani city of Bannu for a visit by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. People flooded the city center to learn about his government's plans to develop the region. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
The latest report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says religious freedom across the world deteriorated in 2015.
The United States has halted financial aid to Pakistan to help purchase U.S. F-16 fighter jets after members of the U.S. Congress objected.
Pakistan has accused U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump of being "ignorant" for demanding the release of a doctor who was jailed for helping the CIA hunt down Osama bin Laden in 2011.