Transgender activists in Pakistan plan to appeal to the highest court against an Islamic court that overturned the country's 2018 laws protecting transgender rights such as legal gender recognition.
21 Dec 2022
After talks broke down, Pakistani security forces stormed a counter-terrorism center to free officials held hostage by Taliban militants.
9 Dec 2022
Despite all odds and social barriers, women in Pakistan are using comedy to break gender stereotypes, share personal experiences and challenge patriarchal practices.
3 Dec 2022
Zahida Hameed Qureshi contracted polio when she was five months old. But she overcame all challenges and discrimination, and now even runs an NGO for people with disabilities.
12 Nov 2022
The party of Pakistan's ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he suffered minor injuries after a gunman opened fire at his convoy. While the gunman is in custody, no individual or group has claimed responsibility.
21 May 2022
Hundreds of Pakistanis studying in Ukraine were brought home after Russia invaded the Eastern European country. Now they can neither go back nor find a place in local universities.
5 Apr 2022
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is facing arguably the biggest challenge of his political career, as the opposition seeks to remove him from office in a vote of no confidence.
1 Feb 2022
A court has found a British man guilty of plotting to kill Ahmad Waqas Goraya, a Pakistani political blogger forced into exile. Goraya told DW he believes the Pakistani state was behind the murder attempt.
13 Dec 2021
The assault on police officers guarding a polio vaccination team took place a day after the militants had called an end to their truce with the Pakistani government.
22 Jun 2021
Israr Ahmed Khan from Pakistan-administered Kashmir told DW about the terrible risks and hardships he faced while attempting to reach Europe with the help of human-trafficking agents.
9 Mar 2021
Women joyfully rallied in Pakistan's major cities as they marked the International Women's day, defying religious hard-liners.
10 Nov 2020
Female members of Pakistani conservative religious party Jamaat-e-Islami held an anti-France protest on Tuesday, amid a wave of demonstrations in Muslim countries over French President Emmanuel Macron's defence of the right to publish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.