A Pakistani Islamist party says it will call off protests over the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case, after the party reached a deal with the government on November 2.
Officials and relatives say that Maulana Sami ul-Haq, a prominent cleric known as the "father of the Taliban" for having taught some of the militant movement's leaders, has been killed in an apparent knife attack.
Hard-line Pakistani Islamists held protests across the country for a third day on November 2 in protest against the acquittal of a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy allegations.
Hard-line Pakistani Islamists blocked roads in major cities for a third day on November 2 in protest against the acquittal of a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy allegations.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping have held a meeting in Beijing as Pakistan faces a debt crisis and looks to China for additional financial support.
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.