UN Secretary-General Guterres says Pakistan’s flooding is a signal to the world to step up action against the climate crisis, while Türkiye sends more planes carrying relief supplies to Karachi.
Pakistan has an appalling road safety record, with frequent accidents due to poorly maintained routes and vehicles - as well as reckless driving.
At least three workers were killed and five more wounded after militants opened fire at a road construction labour camp in Balochistan province.
With several minority groups living in harmony, the Islamic nation is a melting pot of people and cultures.
Provincial counterterrorism department says militants opened fire on police triggering a gun battle that left nine “terrorists” dead.
Explosion at the parking area of Serena hotel in Quetta city leaves at least five people dead and a dozen others wounded, officials say. Terror group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claims responsibility.
Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has said burials of the victims should not be linked to his visit, adding that is tantamount to blackmail, as protests alongside coffins of the slain ethnic minority Hazara miners enter sixth day.
Pakistan's army reports at least seven dead in an attack by a group of militants at a paramilitary checkpoint in southern Balochistan province.
The attack was claimed by the Baluchistan Liberation Front, a secessionist insurgent group that has operated in the region for decades.
Every year, many cities in Pakistan struggle to cope with the annual summer deluge, drawing criticism about poor planning.
Pakistani officials said that 21 more bodies have been recovered in the avalanche-hit disputed region of Kashmir, bringing the total number of deaths to 160 in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria are the only countries in the world, where polio is endemic. And in contrast to recent years of gradual improvement, this year there have been at least 72 cases of polio in Pakistan after only eight in 2018.
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