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An injured policeman is rushed to a hospital for treatment after six people were killed in a raid on an Indian police station near the border with Pakistan. Photograph: Reuters

A group of suspected Islamist militants killed 10 people, including five policemen and three soldiers, in a strike in India’s disputed northern Jammu (...)

Afghan president Hamid Karzai  attends a signing ceremony with Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif at the prime minister’s residence in Islamabad on Monday. Photograph: Mian Khursheed/Reuters

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has stressed the need for Pakistan’s help in arranging peace talks with the Taliban in a meeting with Pakistani prime mi(...)

Pakistan’s former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf arrives at an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad, Pakistan, in April. Photograph: AP

A Pakistani court indicted Pervez Musharraf yesterday in connection with the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. It is the f(...)

Members of India’s Border Security Force talk to soldier who was wounded after Pakistan Rangers opened fire on a post in Kanachak near the disputed Kashmiri border yesterday. Photograph: Mukesh Gupta/Reuters.

Pakistan has accused Indian troops of firing shells across the disputed border in Kashmir after last week’s killing of Indian soldiers set off a wave (...)

Footwear is seen near a pool of blood at the site of gun battle in Quetta. Photograph: Naseer Ahmed/Reuters

Violence marred the Muslim holy day of Eid al-Fitr in Pakistan on Friday with gunmen killing nine people in the city of Quetta. Separately a guard in (...)

Indian army soldiers salute as they pay tribute to their colleagues at a wreath-laying ceremony in Poonch, India. India’s army says five of its soldiers were killed and another wounded when Pakistani troops fired at a patrol near the the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir yesterday. Photograph: AP

India yesterday accused the Pakistani military of killing five of its soldiers in an ambush along their disputed border in northern Jammu and Kashmir (...)

A flag flutters outside the US embassy in Tel Aviv. Photograph: Nir Elias /Reuters

The Obama administration’s decision last week to close nearly two dozen diplomatic missions and issue a worldwide travel alert came after the United S(...)

Pakistan’s official report into the killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad in 2011 is withering in its criticism of the country’s dysfunctional institutions. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images

Pakistan failed to detect Osama bin Laden during the six years he hid in Abbottabad because of the “collective incompetence and negligence” of the co(...)

Idris Elba returns to our TV screens as the eponymous Luther. Photograph: Steven Neaves.

For the new run of Luther (BBC One, Tuesday) the director, Sam Miller, has taken several screen genres, put them in a blender and . . . no, wait . . .(...)

Relatives of seventeen children who died after a gas cylinder exploded on a school bus, mourn over their coffins, on the outskirts of Gujrat. Photograph: Mohsin Raza

Police say that a teacher was among the 17 burned to death in eastern Pakistan when a minibus taking children to school suddenly caught fire. (...)

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