A zoo in Pakistan has been shut down after a man was mauled to death by tigers in an attack discovered during routine cleaning, officials said today
Police in Nepal said yesterday they had detained 12 people accused of illegally sending young men to be recruited into the Russian army, days after authorities confirmed the death of six Nepalis fighting for Moscow.
Nine people, including two off-duty army personnel, were killed when gunmen opened fire on a bus travelling through northern Pakistan, causing it to crash into an oncoming truck and catch fire, officials said yesterday.
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan, currently in jail facing myriad charges he says are rigged to keep him from contesting elections next year, was replaced Saturday as head of the party he founded, officials said
Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan are the only two countries where polio remains endemic and vaccination teams are frequently targeted by militants
A Pakistan court overturned the conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a corruption case yesterday, his lawyer said, removing one of the many obstacles for him to qualify to stand in elections in February.
A Pakistan high court today quashed a graft conviction against three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who returned from self-imposed exile last month to launch a political comeback
Jailed former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan was denied an open court trial yesterday, as ordered by a High Court, after the government submitted reports citing threats to his life, his lawyer said.