People cooling off as they are sprayed with water from a leaking pipeline in Karachi on Thursday. Photograph: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters

The worst heat wave to hit Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi for nearly 35 years has killed more than 1,000 people, a charity said on Thursday, as (...)

A woman  wets her burqa to cool her father’s head outside the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre  in Karachi, Pakistan, June 24th, 2015. The city  is wilting in a four-day heatwave that has killed more than 780 people. Photograph: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters

A heatwave has killed 780 people in Pakistan’s financial hub of Karachi and piled pressure on a beleaguered provincial government, as rivals blame it (...)

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 (...)