An 18-year-old Pakistani woman “miraculously survived” after being shot and thrown into a canal by her father for marrying against the family's wishes, police said Saturday, describing the latest in a series of such attacks on women in the Muslim-majority country.
A pregnant woman was stoned to death Tuesday by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for marrying the man she loved.
Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif will attend Indian prime minister-elect Narendra Modi's inauguration on Monday, his office said, in an unprecedented diplomatic move aimed at mending strained ties between the nuclear-armed rivals.
Philippine prosecutors on Monday filed environmental crime charges against nine Chinese fishermen arrested in disputed South China Sea waters, despite Beijing's warning of a dire effect on relations.
Journalists in Pakistan are “under siege,” Amnesty International warned Wednesday, living with the constant threat of violence from intelligence agencies, armed groups such as the Taliban and even political parties.