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Firefighters spray water on the wreckage of a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft after it crashed at a residential area in Karachi. Photograph: Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images.

A Pakistan International Airlines Airbus jet with 99 people on board crashed into residential buildings in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Friday af(...)

Ali Wazir (left) and Mohsin Dawar, leaders of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM)  at a rally against what they say, are human rights violations by security forces in  Pakistan. Photograph: Reuters/Akhtar Soomro/File Photo

Pakistan’s powerful military seems unstoppable in getting what it wants: its favoured candidate as prime minister; a victory of sorts in a dogfight wi(...)

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(...)

US president Donald Trump has committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

Nato allies on Tuesday welcomed US president Donald Trump’s decision to commit more forces to Afghanistan, as part of a new US strategy he said would (...)

Children play near the final hideout of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad. Photograph: Asif Hassan/AFP

The raid on the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, that killed Osama bin Laden and the intelligence leading to the attack have been a source of fasc(...)

A map showing the location of the attack on the  Army Public School, in Peshawar. Graphic: Reuters / Irish Times Studio

Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 141 people, mostly children, before Pak(...)

An  undated handout file photo provided by the FBI of  Adnan Shukrijumah. The Pakistan military issued a statement saying he  was killed in a raid in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal area. Photograph: FBI

Pakistani soldiers have killed a top al-Qaeda operative who was charged in the United States for his alleged involvement in a plot to bomb New York’s (...)

A boy pushes a handmade wooden cart, carrying his siblings, along a road as they head home on the outskirts of Peshawar. The Pakistani army today said strikes killed 21 Islamist militants in the north-east of the country. Photograph: Reuters

Pakistani fighter jets pounded suspected hideouts of Islamist militants in the country’s north-west on Thursday, killing at least 21 insurgents, the a(...)

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(...)

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, (...)

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