Pakistan cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan speaks to the media after casting his vote in the  general election. Photograph: Aamir  Quereshi/AFP/Getty Images.

Former Pakistan cricket star Imran Khan’s party says it has acquired the support of the politicians required to form a coalition government after winn(...)

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 (...)

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

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(...)

Pakistani women mourn over the death of boy who was killed in the bomb explosion yesterday. Photograph: Shakil Adil/AP

A remote controlled bomb in a motorbike has torn through a crowd of football players in a soccer-obsessed slum in the Pakistani city of Karachi, killi(...)