Pakistan border fence causes controversy – BBC News

Pakistan is building a barrier on its border with Afghanistan, despite objections from Kabul. The BBC was taken on a military flight for a close-up look at part of the new fence. Please subscribe HERE World In Pictures Big Hitters Just Good News

Taliban hostage family freed after 5 years – BBC News

Pakistani soldiers have freed a North American family of five who were being held hostage by the Afghan Taliban. Canadian Joshua Boyle and his US wife Caitlan Coleman were kidnapped while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012. They had three children while in captivity. They were rescued after a US tip-off during an operation near the […]

Pakistan’s island dogs saved by fishermen – BBC News

Dozens of stray dogs live on an uninhabited island off the Pakistani city of Karachi. The island has no food or fresh water but, in a country where many consider dogs unclean, a group of fishermen brings them what they need to stay alive. Reporter: Secunder Kermani; Filmed and edited by Mudasir Hassan Please subscribe […]

Pakistan lawmakers to elect new prime minister – BBC News

Lawmakers in Pakistan are to elect a new prime minister to replace Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted last week over corruption allegations. The ruling party has nominated former oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to serve as interim leader. They want him to take on a caretaker role until Mr Sharif’s brother, Shahbaz Sharif, can take […]

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif resigns over Panama Papers verdict – BBC News

The ruling came after a probe into his family’s wealth following the 2015 Panama Papers dump linking Mr Sharif’s children to offshore companies. Mr Sharif has consistently denied any wrongdoing in the case. The five judges reached a unanimous verdict in the Islamabad court, which was filled to capacity. “Following the verdict, Nawaz Sharif has […]

London Attack: Attacker’s uncle says actions ‘not religion’ – BBC News

The uncle of Khuram Butt says he feels “ashamed” after his nephew killed “innocent victims”. Butt was one of three attackers who killed seven people and injured 48 at London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday. His uncle, Nasir Dar, told the BBC it was a “shameful, brutal action” and said he had “very deep […]

India’s Kashmir conflict through the eyes of a child – BBC News

A boy has drawn a picture of his life in Indian-administered Kashmir – and that picture tells the story of the conflict through his eyes. Video production: Shalu Yadav and Neha Sharma Please subscribe HERE World In Pictures Big Hitters Just Good News

Turning goats into water: A solution for the desert – BBC News

Fariel Salahuddin is not the type of person you’d expect to see wandering around rural Pakistan, especially with a herd of goats. She’s a successful energy consultant who has worked around the world. But when she returned to where she grew up, Pakistan, Fariel decided she wanted to work on smaller projects to try to […]

Why is Tanveer Ahmed a hero to some hardliners in Pakistan? BBC News

Why is Tanveer Ahmed a hero to some hardliners in Pakistan? BBC News

Religious extremist, Tanveer Ahmed, killed Glasgow shopkeeper, Asad Shah last year – because he accused him, of committing blasphemy. We’ve reported in recent weeks, on how Tanveer Ahmed has been releasing audio messages from inside jail – well now, we can reveal how the killer, is becoming a hero, to some hardliners in Pakistan – […]

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