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  An undated handout video grab file taken from footage released by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan  in 2014 shows its head Mullah Fazlullah (C) at an undisclosed location at the Pakistan-Afghan border. File photograph: Handout/EPA

Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a US-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a senior Afghan defence ministry official said on (...)

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressing the media after a meeting with Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during her visit to Islamabad on Thursday. Photograph: AFP/ Pakistan Television Corporation

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai broke down in tears during an emotional return to her native Pakistan on Thursday, six years after she was (...)

Pakistani local journalists take images of the court verdict against the suspects in the  blasphemy lynching case outside the central jail in Haripur district. Photograph:  Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images

A Pakistani court on Wednesday convicted 31 people over the campus lynching of a university student who was falsely accused of blasphemy, and sentence(...)

A friend comforts Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui, who escaped a kidnapping attempt, after he made a statement to police. Photograph: Caren Firouz/Reuters

Fearing that his attackers would spot him from a distance, the investigative journalist Taha Siddiqui threw off his bright red sweater as he jumped in(...)

Pakistan: A risky estrangement

The decision by the United States to suspend almost $1 billion in security aid to Pakistan may have been accompanied by President Donald Trump’s trade(...)

Pakistani students burn images of US president Donald Trump during a protest against aid cuts in Islamabad on Friday. Photograph: Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images

The US is suspending security assistance to Pakistan as the Trump administration escalates pressure on the government in Islamabad to prevent terroris(...)

 Pakistani foreign minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif  pictured with US ambassador to Pakistan David Hale at a meeting in Islamabad on November 6th. Photograph: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images

Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador to protest against US president Donald Trump’s angry tweet about Pakistani “lies and deceit”, which foreign mi(...)

US president Donald Trump: ‘They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!.’ File photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

US president Donald Trump said on Monday the country had “foolishly” handed Pakistan more than $33 billion (€27.5bn) in aid over the last 15 years whi(...)

Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif speaks during a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, on September 26th, 2017. Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters

A Pakistani court has indicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges stemming from documents leaked(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy has bemoaned a lack of ‘respect’ for lobbyists. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

This month saw the second anniversary of the State’s lobbying disclosure regime. Was there a cake and candles? Was there, hell. Two years in, one thin(...)

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