Britain's House of Commons looks set to vote Wednesday in favor of joining the bombing campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria, despite growing doubts among the public and some MPs.
Pakistan Wednesday hanged four men linked to the Taliban's massacre of more than 130 schoolchildren, with parents of victims saying they deserved "no forgiveness" as the attack anniversary approached.
Unknown attackers shot and killed the head of an immunization program in northwest Pakistan Monday, police said, the latest in a string of killings targeting people linked to a polio eradication campaign in the country.
"Are these the people with bullets who took my papa away?" 2-year-old Sabiha Ahmad asked her mother anxiously when AFP visited her family, members of Pakistan's persecuted Ahmadi minority, who are currently living in hiding.
One of Pakistan's few female fighter jet pilots was killed in a training crash Tuesday, the air force said in a statement, adding that she was the first of its women pilots to "embrace martyrdom."
A haunting peal reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands reverberates across Pakistan's inhospitable Cholistan desert as the nation's first camel-mounted military bagpipe band marches, noses in the air.
Ishtiaq Khalid is having a snow day, forced to stay home from his school in the Pakistani district of Shangla due to inclement weather -- but unlike most 12-year-olds, he is not happy about it.
An angry mob in Pakistan's Punjab province torched a factory after one of its employees was accused of committing blasphemy, police officials said on Saturday.
Unknown gunmen killed four paramilitary soldiers as they guarded a mosque in Pakistan's volatile megacity of Karachi Friday, officials said.
The Pakistani director behind a video response to the Paris attacks that has received millions of views is "humbled" by the response, he told AFP.