Two passenger trains collided on Thursday in Pakistan's port city of Karachi. Dozens are dead.
Often portrayed as proponents of "soft Islam," Pakistani Barelvis were believed to be providing the "counter-narrative" to hardline sects. But their last month's Islamabad siege demonstrates a worrisome metamorphosis.
Taliban militants have stormed an agricultural training institute in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar. Initial reports suggest that at least nine people have been killed and more than 30 injured.
A new film in Pakistan has unleashed a heated debate on women's issues in the Islamic country. It depicts a woman who is raped by a powerful man and seeks revenge instead of suffering in silence.
November 27 will be remembered as a "black day" in Pakistan – a day when religious hardliners forced the entire state to surrender over a blasphemy row. And the military sided with Islamists, writes DW's Shamil Shams.
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