The U.S.-led NATO mission in Afghanistan has stopped releasing data showing the number of Afghan districts -- and the percentage of their population -- controlled by the Kabul government compared to the Taliban.
Three members of a Pakistani paramilitary security force have been killed and another injured by a bomb that exploded in the volatile northwestern tribal area of North Waziristan on April 27.
Pakistani health officials have suspended a nationwide anti-polio campaign following the killings in less than a week of a health worker and two policemen escorting vaccination teams.
Pakistani officials say a female polio worker has been shot and killed in the country's southwest.
Officials in Pakistan say a police officer who was escorting polio workers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province was shot dead by unidentified gunmen.
Umar's resignation has turned up the pressure on Prime Minister Imran Khan, who's facing growing outrage over spiraling consumer goods prices.
Fourteen people have been killed after unidentified attackers ambushed a bus in southwestern Pakistan, officials said.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.
A raid by security forces on a militant hideout in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar has triggered a 17-hour firefight in which a police officer and at least six suspected militants were killed.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team will travel to Pakistan later this month to continue negotiations over a support package, the IMF says, amid efforts by the South Asian country to deflect an economic crisis.
At least 20 people were killed and 30 injured in a bomb explosion in Quetta, southwest Pakistan on April 12, police say.