Widespread flooding driven by devastating monsoons has affected 33 million people in Pakistan — some 15% of the population. Anger is growing at the government's failure to provide timely assistance.
As the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha approaches, crowds gather in a narrow street to watch a once-a-year spectacle in a neighbourhood of Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi. Every year, plump and polished cattle are lowered 12 metres (40 feet) by crane from Syed Ejaz Ahmad's rooftop barn in the city's Nazimabad neighbourhood ahead of the three-day sacrificial festival, which kicks off on July 10 this year.
29 Jul 2017
Pakistanis take to the streets to celebrate the ousting of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who's resigned over a corruption scandal. But the country is again without a leader, as a Sharif ally implies the military may be involved in his downfall.