Afghan intelligence officials said on August 6 that they had seized a truck in Kabul carrying more than 16 tons of explosives hidden in boxes marked as poultry feed.
The transgender community in the northwestern Pakistani town of Bannu gathered to protest a local crackdown on their dance performances, which they say account for much of their income. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain has administered the oath of office to the country's new cabinet following the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on July 28.
The Pakistani Taliban appears to have followed suit with Islamic State and other radical militants, launching an English-language magazine for women.
Pakistan's parliament elected Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as caretaker prime minister after last week's removal of Nawaz Sharif by the country's Supreme Court over corruption allegations. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Pakistani lawmakers have elected a new prime minister to replace Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted last week over corruption allegations.
Torrential rains have caused heavy flooding in the town of Shabqadar in the northern Pakistani district of Charsadda. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Pakistani police say at least eight people have been killed after a collision between a van and truck in the country's northwest.
Pakistan's parliament will meet on August 1 to elect a new prime minister after the resignation of Nawaz Sharif.
Pakistan’s deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has named his brother, Shehbaz, as his successor and nominated former Oil Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as an interim premier.
Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled Nawaz Sharif unfit for office, amid swirling corruption allegations. He resigned from his post of prime minister shortly afterwards. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Pakistan's Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on July 28, ordering his removal from office in connection with corruption charges stemming from the Panama Papers leak in 2016.