The recent killing of a young Pakistani blogger, known for criticizing the nation's powerful military, has once again reignited the debate about the deteriorating freedom of expression in the country.
The Pakistani government has passed a new set of laws it says targets "terrorism and fake news" on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Critics say the rules open the door to mass censorship.
The jailing of the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks over terror financing charges comes amid growing global pressure on Pakistan to act against Islamist and militant groups. Haroon Janjua reports.
India would like to expand its economic ties with Iran, but tensions between Tehran and Washington are hampering New Delhi's efforts. They also pose other challenges for the Indian economy.
The move to restart a military training program signals a thawing of relations between Washington and Islamabad. US security assistance to Pakistan, however, continues to be suspended.
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