Supporters of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his party thronged the streets of Islamabad to give him a rousing sendoff. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, addressing a rally in Rawalpindi late on August 9, said the Supreme Court's decision to disqualify him from office last month over undeclared wealth was an "insult to voters."
Pakistan's military says an army major and three other officers have been killed in a shoot-out with militants in the country's tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
Pakistani authorities say they have foiled a terrorist attack in the eastern city of Lahore, hours after a bombing wounded more than 30 people.
Indian officials say at least five suspected militants were shot dead by security forces while allegedly attempting to cross a de facto border and enter Indian-administered Kashmir.
A Pakistani charity that the United States accuses of being behind the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks has announced that it is forming a new political party.
Pakistani officials say a bomb blast has wounded at least 22 people in the eastern city of Lahore.
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)