Saima Bibi was just 13 when she was married off to settle a debt of honor, a common custom in Pakistan's northwest Swat Valley where Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai grew up.
French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron on Sunday proposed a 300-billion-euro “New Deal” in Europe to boost investment and growth, while promising to accelerate fiscal reforms at home.
A stampede at an anti-government rally in central Pakistan killed seven supporters of the country's famous former cricketer, now opposition politician, officials and his party said Saturday.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly Friday to 17-year-old Pakistani Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, and to India's Kailash Satyarthi for their championing of children's rights.
Fighting in the disputed Kashmir region eased on Friday after days of cross-border strikes by Indian and Pakistani forces left at least 17 civilians dead and forced thousands more from their homes.
The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday vowed to send fighters to help the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria, adding the group should set aside its differences with other jihadist organisations in that region.
At least 21 militants have been killed in airstrikes and a gunfight in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal areas, officials said Sunday.
Three paramilitary soldiers were killed when a group of militants launched a rocket attack on a mountain fort in Pakistan's troubled northwest early Sunday, security officials said.
Pakistan's army said Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating gender equality and education for women.
Pakistani authorities Thursday moved to protect two major cities from raging floodwaters, readying explosives to divert swollen rivers, in a crisis which has hit nearly two million people.