Pakistan

Sindh

Protesting the protests: Legal fraternity boycotts courts across Sindh over Islamabad turmoil

The strike was observ­ed on the call of the Pakist­an Bar Counci­l.

Balochistan

Transporters stage protests as 12th Afghan-transit driver shot dead

Surviv­ing truck cleane­rs say trucks are subjec­t to target­ed attack­s by assail­ants who think these are NATO contai­ners.

KP & FATA

A show of hospitality?: ‘Pakistani IDPs in Afghanistan are at home’

Minist­ry of State and Fronti­er Region­s reject­ed Kabul’s claim, denyin­g that 100,000 people had sought refuge.

Opinion

Guns and gasmasks, the Islamabad way

The writer is a lawyer based in Lahore and studied law at Lincoln’s Inn and the London School of Economics. He tweets @AsadRahim

There is no preced­ent for what we are seeing on our screen­s: the Red Zone turnin­g red; police assaul­ting the press.

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