The Kohinoor diamond, which once belonged to Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan, weighs 105.6 carats and is part of the British crown jewels, stored in the tower of London. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

India has said it will make all possible efforts to get back the Kohinoor diamond from Britain despite comments by New Delhi’s solicitor general that (...)

Like the bombings in Brussels, the Easter day attack in Lahore that claimed at least 72 lives and injured 300 may well have been largely an attempt to(...)

Pakistani Christians hold  candles for victims of suicide-blast by new Islamic extremist faction. Photograph: Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images

The bombing of Lahore’s most popular park is the bloodiest attempt yet by a new Islamic extremist faction to establish itself as the most aggressive a(...)

Women try to comfort a mother w hose son son was killed in the public park bomb attack in Lahore in Pakistan on Sunday. Photograph: KM Chaudary/AP

Shock and grief have enveloped Pakistan as the official death toll from Sunday’s suicide attack in Lahore rose to 69, with 341 people wounded. The loc(...)

Pakistani relatives  mourn the death of a  victim of the suicide bombing in Lahore on Sunday. Photograph:  Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

Pakistan will launch a paramilitary crackdown on Islamist militants in Punjab, the country’s richest and most populous province, after a bomb on Sunda(...)

Pakistani rescuers  move a body from the  bomb blast site in a Lahore public park.  Photograph:   Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

A suicide bomber killed at least 65 people and injured more than 280 others, mostly women and children, at a public park in the Pakistani city of Lah(...)

Pakistan’s former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf pictured in November 2014. Photograph: Getty Images

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has been acquitted in a murder case involving the killing of a nationalist leader in a military operation.(...)

People hold candles to portraits of Indian security personnel who lost their lives in the militant attack at Pathankot airbase at the weekend. Photograph: Sanjeev Gupta/EPA

India is evaluating whether to have peace talks with nuclear rival Pakistan, scheduled for mid-January, in light of the attack on one of its air-force(...)

Seven Indian security personnel were  killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants on  Pathankot airforce base, which began early yesterday. Four militants were also killed. Photograph: Nunarinder Nanu/AFP/Getty

Indian security forces were engaged in a firefight this evening with armed gunmen at an airforce base in northern Punjab state, adjoining the Pakista(...)

Punjab police personnel man a checkpoint in wake of a security alert following militant attacks at the base Pathankot air force base on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

At least two gunmen and a guard were killed in an attack on an Indian Air Force base on Saturday near the border with Pakistan, officials said, in an(...)