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In Sri Lanka, fear and uncertainty ahead of presidential vote

Former defence chief Rajapaksa's supporters stir ethnic tensions as he takes on the ruling party's Premadasa. → Read More

Dozens killed in gas canister blast and fire on Pakistan train

At least 73 killed in deadly blaze started when passengers used portable gas-powered stove to prepare breakfast. → Read More

Will Imran Khan's Saudi-Iran tour ease tension in the region?

Khan's visits to Riyadh, Tehran reinforce Pakistan's neutrality, analysts say, but may not be enough to solve issues. → Read More

Pakistan arrests protesters after pro-independence Kashmir rally

At least 22 arrested after demonstrators clashed with police near Tatrinote village in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. → Read More

Pakistan's Khan calls for international intervention over Kashmir

PM says Pakistan will challenge Indian move to change India-administered Kashmir's status at UN Security Council. → Read More

Pakistan parliament to convene over Kashmir crisis

Prime Minister Khan due to address session in the capital, as military leadership also meets to discuss Indian move. → Read More

Q&A: Was Pakistan PM Imran Khan's visit to the US a success?

Analysts in Washington, Islamabad and New Delhi assess Pakistani PM Imran Khan's visit to the United States. → Read More

Pakistan's Khan to meet Trump with Afghan peace on agenda

Pakistani and US leaders to discuss peace in Afghanistan, defence, energy and trade ties in talks at the White House. → Read More

Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff

Key transit air corridor opens again over Pakistani territory, almost five months after neighbours' military standoff. → Read More

Several dead and dozens injured in Pakistan train collision

Police official says at least 10 people killed and 60 others wounded in train collision in Punjab province. → Read More

Pakistan military says it test-fired ballistic missile Shaheen-II

Test conducted as early results from Indian election put Prime Minister Modi in line for re-election. → Read More

Pakistan court grants bail to far-right TLP leaders

Two leaders of far-right party, who led protests against acquittal of a Christian woman, released by Lahore High Court. → Read More

Pakistan finalises $6bn IMF bailout package

Pakistan will receive funds over 39 months, as structural reforms planned to stabilise deficits and reorient economy. → Read More

Pakistan military says five killed in hotel attack in Gwadar

Three attackers storm Pearl Continental Hotel in port city, planting bombs and disabling cameras before being killed. → Read More

Gunmen kill one in attack on hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar

Assailants storm Pearl Continental Hotel in port city, engage in battle with security forces, military official says. → Read More

Pakistan: Five dead as Baloch separatist gunmen attack coal mine

Two miners, two security personnel and a driver were among the dead after attackers stormed a coal mine in Harnai. → Read More

Pakistan: Blast near major Sufi shrine in Lahore

Blast outside the Data Darbar shrine kills at least eight people and wounds many more, officials say. → Read More

Sixteen killed as bomb targets Hazaras in Pakistan market

Police say 30 have been wounded in a blast that appears to have been aimed at the Hazara community. → Read More

Pakistan army takes journalists on tour of Indian air strike site

Reporters, diplomats, were shown the sites in Jaba which were bombed by Indian Air Force on February 26. → Read More

Pakistan expresses 'grave concern' over Indian space weapons test

Country echoes concerns of NASA that debris from test could damage the International Space Station. → Read More