Children play near the final hideout of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad. Photograph: Asif Hassan/AFP

The raid on the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, that killed Osama bin Laden and the intelligence leading to the attack have been a source of fasc(...)

A map showing the location of the attack on the  Army Public School, in Peshawar. Graphic: Reuters / Irish Times Studio 0:57

Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 141 people, mostly children, before Pak(...)

An  undated handout file photo provided by the FBI of  Adnan Shukrijumah. The Pakistan military issued a statement saying he  was killed in a raid in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal area. Photograph: FBI

Pakistani soldiers have killed a top al-Qaeda operative who was charged in the United States for his alleged involvement in a plot to bomb New York’s (...)

A boy pushes a handmade wooden cart, carrying his siblings, along a road as they head home on the outskirts of Peshawar. The Pakistani army today said strikes killed 21 Islamist militants in the north-east of the country. Photograph: Reuters

Pakistani fighter jets pounded suspected hideouts of Islamist militants in the country’s north-west on Thursday, killing at least 21 insurgents, the a(...)

Soldiers patrol outside Jinnah International Airport in Karachi today after Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan’s busiest airport last night.  Photograph: Athar Hussain/Reuters 0:54

Militants stormed Pakistan’s biggest airport last night and at least 27 people were killed in a night-long battle at one of the country’s most high-pr(...)

Firefighters extinguish a fire on burning vehicles, as security officials and rescue workers collect evidence at the site of a bomb attack in Quetta today. PhotographNaseer Ahmed/Reuters

Two bombings in separate parts of Pakistan have killed 17 people and left dozens of others injured. In the south-western city of Quetta, (...)

Members of India’s Border Security Force talk to soldier who was wounded after Pakistan Rangers opened fire on a post in Kanachak near the disputed Kashmiri border yesterday. Photograph: Mukesh Gupta/Reuters.

Pakistan has accused Indian troops of firing shells across the disputed border in Kashmir after last week’s killing of Indian soldiers set off a wave (...)

Ten people were killed in Bangladesh in clashes between police and Islamic hardliners in May. Photograph: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

A 91-year-old former chief of an Islamic party in Bangladesh has been sentenced to 90 years in jail for crimes against humanity during the country’s 1(...)

Protesters against drone strikes gather with a model of a drone  outside CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia last week. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters.

A US drone strike killed at least 17 people in Pakistan’s restive border region early today, Pakistani security officials said.It marked the biggest(...)