A new study has listed Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Ukraine among the world's 10 most dangerous countries.
Pakistan has evacuated hundreds of citizens and diplomatic staff from war-torn Yemen. Reports said a Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 747 took off from Yemen's Al-Hudaydah airport on March 29 with 494 Pakistani nationals on board.
Pakistan says it is sending a plane to Yemen to begin evacuating its citizens amid a Saudi-led campaign of air strikes targeting Shi'ite rebels who have taken control of much of the country.
Pakistan's military said on March 28 that its troops had killed 15 suspected militants in the northwestern Khyber tribal area near the Afghan border.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asserted that any threat to Saudi Arabia’s territorial integrity would evoke a strong response from Pakistan.
Pakistani intelligence officials said air strikes in the Tirah Valley of northwestern Khyber region have killed some 30 militants from the group Lashkar-e-Islam.
China has executed three men convicted of masterminding a deadly knife attack the government blamed on separatists from the restive Xinjiang region.
Pakistan is holding its first Republic Day parade in seven years amid tight security.
Officials say Pakistani troops have killed 80 suspected militants in a week of air strikes and ground offensive in the restive northwest near the Afghan border.
The Pakistani Taliban says one of its leaders was killed in a U.S. drone strike on March 19 on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
In Pakistan, a man charged as a child with murder and due to be hanged this week has been given a reprieve.
Pakistan's military says 34 militants were killed on March 18 in the northwest of the country, near the mountainous border with Afghanistan.