Yemenis gather beside a burning vehicle allegedly belonged to Houthi fighters following clashes with tribal militiamen loyal to Yemeni president Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi in the southern port city of Aden. Photograph: EPA

Pakistan has made no decision on whether to give military support to a Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said o(...)

Yemeni supporters of the Shia Houthi militia hold a portrait the movement’s leader, Abdul-Malik al-Huthi, yesterday.

Yemen’s president, Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, left his refuge in Aden under Saudi protection yesterday and arrived in Saudi Arabia as Houthi rebels fou(...)

Sumera Bibi, sister of Shafqat Hussain who was charged as a child with murder and due to be hanged, reacts during a news conference with other family members in Muzaffarabad on Wednesday. Photograph: Abu Arqam Naqash/Reuters

Pakistan has stayed the execution of a man charged as a child with murder for three days just hours before he was due to hang, media said on Thursday(...)

Pakistani Christians gather in front of a church following suicide bombing attacks on churches in Lahore on Sunday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Bombs outside two churches in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed 14 people and wounded nearly 80 during Sunday services, and witnesses said quick (...)

People and relatives of victims who were injured in a suicide attack gather at a hospital in Shikarpur, Pakistan. Photograph: Waqar Hussein/EPA

An explosion ripped through a Shia mosque in southern Pakistan during weekly prayers yesterday, killing more than 40 people and wounding at least 50 (...)

Pakistani forces have targeted the militants behind the Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar on Tuesday in which 132 students were killed. Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters.

Pakistan executed two prominent militants on Friday, sources said, in a clear response to this week‘s massacre of more than 130 children at a school.T(...)

A Pakistani court has granted bail to a man accused of masterminding a deadly 2008 rampage through the Indian city of Mumbai, lawyers have said. Pictured in 2008 is the Taj Hotel, Mumbai. Photograph: Arko Datta/Reuters

A Pakistani court has granted bail to a man accused of masterminding a deadly 2008 rampage through the Indian city of Mumbai, lawyers have said.The de(...)

Pakistani children pray for victims who were killed in the attack at the army-run school in Peshawar. Photograph: EPA/Rehan Khan

Sitting on red picnic chairs outside in the morning chill, the men had gathered along a disused train track to bury Mubeen Shah.Until Tuesday, the 16(...)

Tuesday’s massacre of scores of schoolchildren in Peshawar was not the first outrage committed by the Pakistani Taliban, whose previous targets have i(...)

A woman prays for Mohammed Anas, (14), who survived from an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public School, as he lies on a hospital bed in Peshawar. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

Pakistan’s army chief, General Raheel Sharif, travelled to Afghanistan on Wednesday to seek help in locating the Pakistani Taliban commanders who orc(...)