A general view of the Pearl Continental hotel in Gwadar in 2017. Photograph: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters

Pakistani security forces have killed three separatist insurgents who had stormed a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar 24 hours earlier, the mili(...)

Guards at an entrance to the five-star Pearl Continental Hotel in Gwadar, Pakistan. File photograph: Getty Images

Three gunmen attacked a luxury hotel in Pakistan’s southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security for(...)

The passengers were travelling on a coastal highway from the financial hub of Karachi towards Gwadar.

Unidentified gunmen have killed 14 people in southwestern Pakistan after pulling them from several passenger buses, sifting through their identity car(...)

Pakistani police  cordon off the site after a bomb blast at a fruit and vegetable market in Quetta on Friday. Photograph: Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images

A suicide bomb ripped through an outdoor Pakistani market on Friday, killing at least 18 people, half of them ethnic Hazaras, officials said, in an at(...)

A car is seen at the site of the suicide attack on Revolutionary Guards on the road between the cities of Zahedan and Khash, Iran on February 13th, 2019 Photograph: Fars News/Handout/Reuters

A suicide bomber killed 27 members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps and wounded 13 on a bus in a restive region of southeast Iran on Wednesda(...)

Pakistani security personnel stand next to burned out vehicles in front of the Chinese consulate after an attack in Karachi. Photograph: Asif HassanAFP/Getty Images

Three suicide attackers stormed the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi amid a series of gunshots and an explosion on Friday, but were (...)

Supporters of Imran Khan celebrate on a street in Lahore, Pakistan. Photograph: Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Early unofficial results give former cricket star Imran Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Party a commanding lead in the country’s general electio(...)

Jennifer Musa photographed in 2005. The one-time nurse from Co Kerry was the poverty-hit province’s first female MP, once ran an ice-factory and defied local traditions by refusing to cover her head with a veil. Photograph: AFP

Kerry nurse Jennifer Musa became a widely loved peacemaker in Balochistan, now one of the four provinces of Pakistan. She promoted women’s rights in t(...)

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(...)

Easkey Britton launching Ireland’s Biggest Ever Beach Clean Event last year. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Easkey Britton, a champion surfer, environmentalist and ambassador for women’s surfing, combines her passion for the ocean with her day job as a marin(...)

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