Islamist protesters have blocked roads in Pakistan's major cities for a second day in opposition to a Supreme Court decision to acquit a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a Christian woman facing execution for blasphemy, in a landmark decision that sparked angry protests and death threats from a hard-line Islamist party.
Pakistan's Supreme Court is set to announce its decision on what media described as the final appeal of a Christian woman who has been on death row since 2010 on a blasphemy conviction.
Shi'ite mourners took part in the festival of Arbaeen, also known as Ziara or Chehlom, in Rawalpindi on October 30. Shi'ite Muslims are estimated to make up between 5 and 20 percent of Pakistan's population.
Millions of Shi'ite Muslims from around the world are making their way this week to their sect's holy shrines in the Iraqi city of Karbala in an annual holy festival known as Arbaeen or Ziara.
At least 17 passengers were killed when a bus plunged into a gorge in the Kohistan District of northern Pakistan.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has reimposed a ban on all Indian content on TV channels, overturning an earlier ruling by a lower court.
Pakistan's late human rights activist Asma Jahangir has won the UN Human Rights Prize 2018.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week as he continues his search for help propping up the nation's shaky finances, Pakistani authorities said on October 25.
Pakistan has released from detention a senior Afghan Taliban commander who had been arrested eight years ago, reports say.
Four schoolchildren were wounded after unidentified gunmen opened fire at a school in the capital of Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan, authorities say.