Pakistan on September 1 blocked access to Tinder and several other dating apps in a bid to control "immoral" and "indecent" content just days after regulators threatened to shut down YouTube for similar reasons.
Water-borne diseases like cholera, typhoid, hepatitis, and Dengue fever have hit the largest Pakistani city of Karachi after flooding caused by record heavy rains, officials and rescuers said on September 1.
A Pakistani court on September 1 warned the country's ailing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to return home by September 10 to face a corruption hearing or risk being declared a fugitive from justice.
The volume of lakes formed as glaciers worldwide melt due to climate change has jumped by 50 percent in 30 years, according to a new study based on satellite data.
Officials say militants have killed at least three Pakistani soldiers in an attack in the northwestern South Waziristan tribal district near the Afghan border.
Rescuers are continuing to search for victims of flash flooding that has left hundreds dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Dozens of people have been killed across Pakistan in accidents and floods caused by heavy monsoon rains that hit parts of the country for a fifth straight day, officials said on August 28.
The coronavirus pandemic has complicated efforts to eradicate the polio virus in Afghanistan, where authorities have reported a surge of new cases.
Pakistan urged the Taliban on August 25 to start talks soon with the Afghan government to end decades of conflict, telling visiting officials of the group that an intra-Afghan dialogue could help ensure regional stability.
Taliban political chief Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is heading the militants' delegation
Pakistan has issued sweeping orders enforcing financial sanctions against Afghanistan’s Taliban, just as the militant group is in the midst of a U.S.-led peace process in the neighboring country.