America ignores Pakistan at its peril

Strategic imperative for improved relations between the two countries is clear, says John McCain

China favours Pakistan army in $46bn link

Islamabad squabbles highlight obstacles to transport and energy corridor

Sharif health concerns keep Pakistan on edge

Questions over PM’s ability to run government from a distance

Pakistan star killing shows threat to women

Qandeel Baloch’s death is latest case of so-called ‘honour killing’

Media muzzled amid violence in Kashmir

TV and newspapers shut down as part of efforts to control unrest

Sharif returns to face fight in Pakistan

Overseas wealth amassed by PM’s children raises questions

India and Pakistan unite in mourning

Notebook: A centuries-old mystical tradition unites divided nations, writes Amy Kazmin

Pakistan farms in crisis as prices fall

Government moves to aid sector that supports 60% of population

Pakistan PM to undergo heart surgery in UK

Sharif’s health woes come as public criticism of his family rises

Pakistan closes in on MSCI upgrade

Promotion to emerging market status could prompt funds outflow

India to bypass Pakistan on Asia trade link

Delhi, Kabul and Tehran seek new route with port and rail project

Obama confirms death of Taliban leader

President says Mansour’s death sends warning to extremists

Pakistan eyes closer China military ties

Pentagon warns Pakistan could host Chinese naval installation

Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader Nizami

Execution raises fears of fresh political violence

Pakistan in spat with US over jets

Washington raises pressure on Islamabad to rein in Afghan Taliban

Problems pile up for Pakistan PM Sharif

Pressure mounts amid Panama Papers backlash and Punjab woes

Mere platitudes cannot protect minorities

Christians the world over often find themselves under attack

The plight of Pakistan’s religious minorities

Western governments should speak up for the country’s Christians

Hundreds detained after Lahore bombing

Crackdown on suspected Islamist militants in Punjab seen as politically risky for Sharif

Sharif under pressure after park bomb

Critics say PM’s enthusiasm for big projects distracts him