Pakistan’s bowlers dominated day one against Sri Lanka as Test cricket returned to the country following a 10-year absence.
Dozens of Islamists have swarmed the building of the independent Pakistani newspaper Dawn in Islamabad, blocking its entrance for several hours, threatening staff and demanding that its editor should be hanged.
A radical Pakistani cleric who galvanised tens of thousands of followers to march on Islamabad will meet opposition politicians to consider his next move after a deadline he imposed for the prime minister to resign passed without Imran Khan stepping down.
Tens of thousands of Islamists waited at a massive protest camp in Pakistan’s capital on Sunday as the deadline set by their leader for the prime minister to resign approached.
Tens of thousands of Islamists remained in a protest camp in the heart of Pakistan’s capital on Saturday amid tight security, as authorities deployed additional shipping containers and riot police to block access to key government buildings.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have offered their condolences to the families of the 74 people who died in a train fire in Pakistan.
A raging fire has swept through a train in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab Province, killing 74 people.
A court in Lahore has ordered the release on bail of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif so he can seek medical treatment, his family said.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were given friendship bracelets on an unexpected second visit to an orphanage in Pakistan.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent five days touring Pakistan. With their own children staying in the UK, many of their engagements centred around the country’s children with William and Kate visiting a school, attending a birthday party, playing cricket with youngsters and comforting young patients at a cancer hospital.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have just completed their latest royal trip together, travelling to Pakistan where they discussed climate change and met with various political and cultural leaders.