Rappler's latest stories on Pakistan
The United States announces the ban on Pakistan International Airlines after learning that 'nearly one-third of Pakistani pilots are not properly certificated'
Pakistan is the world's 6th largest exporter of mangoes, but exports are plummeting due to the coronavirus pandemic
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency tells Pakistan International Airlines 'they have lost their confidence' in the carrier
(4th UPDATE) Four security guards, a police officer and a bystander were killed in the melee, while local police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon confirms all 4 attackers were also dead
Martyrs are greatly revered in Islam and the term is generally used for people who die or are killed while in the service of the religion, or in formidable circumstances
A review finds more than 260 of the country's 860 active pilots had fake licenses or had cheated on exams
'The pilot and co-pilot were not focused and throughout they were having a conversation about corona. The [virus] was on their minds,' says Pakistan's aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan
'The pilot, as well as the [air traffic] controller, didn't follow the standard rules,' says Ghulam Sarwar Khan, the country's aviation minister
Almost 8 years after she was attacked by the Taliban on her school bus in the Swat Valley, the 22-year-old posts photos on Twitter of her celebrations with her family
Prime Minister Imram Khan has been reluctant to call a nationwide shutdown in order to protect the economy
The Indian government says the two Pakistan officials had been detained for 'indulging in espionage activities,' and given 24 hours to leave the country.
Pakistan's aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan says a French-led investigation team will analyze the Airbus A320's recorders
Details about the project have not been released, but two officials say intelligence services are using geo-fencing and phone-monitoring systems ordinarily used to hunt high-value targets including homegrown and foreign militants
The bodies of all the passengers and crew of the ill-fated Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 had been recovered
(4th UPDATE) The Pakistan International Airlines plane was close to landing when it came down among houses, sparking an explosion and killing several people on the ground
'While uncertainty remains high, the near-term economic impact of COVID-19 is expected to be significant,' says the International Monetary Fund as it approves aid for Pakistan
Pakistani prisons and jails are frequently beset by shoddy health and hygiene conditions along with overcrowding, making the facilities a potential flashpoint for the highly contagious coronavirus
Authorities are still searching for tens of thousands more who attended an Islamic gathering in Lahore last month despite the worsening coronavirus pandemic
Pearl was the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal when he was abducted in Karachi in January 2002 while researching a story about Islamist militants
Pakistan says a few flights already en route to Pakistan would be able to land Sunday morning, March 22
'The Pakistan situation is not the same as that of the US or Europe...25% of our population is living in grave poverty,' Khan says in a televised address to the nation
In Pakistani society, women are shot, stabbed, stoned, set alight, and strangled for damaging a family's 'honor'
(UPDATED) Marches take place in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines, while women rally in ultra-conservative Pakistan demanding 'freedom'
Heavy rains and cyclones spark 'unprecedented' breeding and the explosive growth of locust populations on the Arabian peninsula early last year, according to the United Nations.
The new cases in Pakistan comes from Islamabad and Karachi
The boy, aged 17 or 18, had gone missing two days earlier, says the deputy director of the Lahore Safari Park
'People are illiterate, you can't get the message through to them,' says a Kabul-based physician
Iran reports 8 deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest toll of any country outside China
The confirmation comes days after Ehsanullah Ehsan, the former spokesman for the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, released an audio message claiming he had escaped detention and was now in Turkey
The decision is questioned by medical experts in the country, where investment in health care has been woefully lacking for decades
Internet access is restored but only to 301 government-approved websites
(3rd UPDATE) Forecasts suggest more harsh weather is on the way
'Yes, he is a free man. Right now there is no judgment against him any longer,' the prosecutor representing the government, Ishtiaq A. Khan, says of Pervez Musharraf
Junaid Hafeez, 33, is sentenced to death for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammed in predominantly Muslim Pakistan
(UPDATED) A Pakistan court sentences former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in absentia to death for treason, according to state media
The Thar desert is dependent on monsoon rains, but a meteorologist says such a heavy rainfall in November is 'unusual,' while 'lightning of that intensity is unprecedented'
Journalists hold a silent demonstration against the internet ban, holding their laptops with open with blank screens or held placards with the words '100 days no internet' and 'stop humiliating Kashmir journalists'
'Legal obstacles' to Nawaz Sharif's departure are being removed, as doctors say medical treatment abroad is needed to save his life, says foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Pakistani leader Imran Khan hopes that the day will come when its relations with India 'will improve'
(UPDATED) Television footage shows flames pouring out of 3 carriages as people could be heard crying during the incident, in a rural area of central Punjab province
The 2019 Global Impunity Index lists 41 unsolved media killings in the Philippines over the last 10 years
Pakistan Muslim League spokeswoman Marium Aurangzeb says ex-Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has an autoimmune blood disorder
(UPDATED) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's trip to Iran comes after both the US and Saudi Arabia had asked him to mediate with Iran to defuse tensions in the Gulf
Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal says the decision comes after a security review was done
The scenario modeled by researchers envisages more than 100 million immediate deaths and global mass starvation should a nuclear war occur between India and Pakistan
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says the Pakistan visit would be the fourth leg of a tour that included Russia, China and Iran
Qandeel Baloch, who shot to fame for her risque selfies – tame by Western standards, but considered provocative in deeply misogynistic Pakistan – was strangled in July 2016
The Pakistan military continues to lead search and rescue operations with fears growing the death toll may jump again
The quake sent people in cities across the country running into the streets, as cars near the epicenter were wedged in between massive cracks that ripped apart roads while other vehicles were upended by the tremor