A former Pakistani minister for religious affairs has been given a 16-year prison sentence for taking kickbacks in arranging the annual hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, state media report.
Police in Pakistan have announced that all five suspects in the brutal killing of a 19-year-old schoolteacher earlier this week are now in custody.
Mohammad Hassan was homeless in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city. So he built a home for himself in a large banyan tree on a city sidewalk, and has lived there for 18 years. (Muhammad Imran, RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Pakistan has imposed stringent new controls at a key border crossing with Afghanistan, stranding hundreds of people attempting to cross on June 2.
A United Nations report says the Islamic State group (IS) has entered a new phase which emphasizes attacking and killing civilians outside territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai says the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansur in a U.S. drone strike has damaged the prospects of a negotiated peace settlement with the militant group.
Fire destroyed a fruit and vegetable market on the outskirts of Islamabad. Dozens of makeshift stalls went up in flames on the night of June 1, leaving very little the next day but ashes. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Islamabad and other cities were scattered with felled trees on June 2, after a deadly storm tore through the Pakistani capital the evening before. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
A Pakistani woman has died after she was tortured and set on fire for turning down a marriage proposal, relatives and police say.
The family of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says he has successfully undergone open-heart surgery in London -- the 66-year-old's second major cardiac medical procedure in five years.
A new report on global slavery ranks Uzbekistan and Pakistan among the five worst offenders in terms of the number of people forced into modern slavery.
Pakistani police say a roadside bombing in the southern port city of Karachi has wounded three people, including a Chinese national.