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(...)