Xi snub belies China-Pakistan ties

Despite absence from parade, the two are cementing link

Taliban kill 14 at Lahore churches

Attacks renew concerns about Pakistan’s internal security

Tensions rise as Pakistan army raids MQM

Operation recovers weapons from party in Karachi

Avijit Roy

US-Bangladeshi blogger hacked to death

Avijit Roy had been threatened over his secular beliefs

China and Pakistan make an oddball couple

Beijing has stayed the course with Islamabad while Washington has blown hot and cold

Pakistan clerics voice security fears

Sharif faces criticism over failure to protect worshippers

Europe’s banks are pivotal to ECB success

Positives of QE for economy — and banks — are unproven

Pakistan bows to US with Haqqani ban

Stance hardens against militant groups after Peshawar attack

The ‘war on terror’ is going backwards

Fight against Islamist militias now resembles a more conventional conflict

Pakistan PM orders emergency petrol

Alarm over fuel stocks threatens to further undermine Sharif

US seeks Pakistan push against extremists

Kerry praises operations against Taliban but calls for wider campaign

India-Pakistan tensions rise after clashes

Reports of five people killed in Kashmir fighting

Pakistan votes on use of military courts

Parliament responds to security threat from insurgents

US pullout leaves Pakistan fearing blowback

End of US combat missions in Afghanistan risks empowering jihadis

Pakistan steps up hunt for Taliban leader

Search for Fazlullah is priority in wake of Peshawar school attack

Stand against the armies of ignorance

Ideas must be mobilised if learning years are to be safeguarded

Pakistan and Iran reach gas agreement

Islamabad convinces Tehran not to enforce ‘take or pay’ obligation

Pakistan PM calls for new anti-terror force

Sharif proposes bigger army role following Peshawar attack

Pakistan court halts militants’ executions

Lawyer says client was not provided details on death sentence

Pakistan mourns victims as militants hang

Sharif seeks to show he is getting tough on terror