"I don't expect sexual freedom to be a thing anytime soon. Especially not for women"
"When the ‘attack’ starts, we stay at home."
"I have no more neighbours. Most of the markets and traditional shops in Venice have closed."
"We attribute many things to tourism, but the truth is that incivility exists both among residents and foreigners."
"It is definitely a great business model - but what kind of student can afford this?"
"I strongly recommend that he use this sensitive position as a tool for gaining divine satisfaction and as a provision for the time he meets with God"
Iranian supreme leader
"In ancient Azerbaijan, when they were making bread, sometimes they had leftover dough. They found a good use for it, a tasty one"
Restaurant manager in Azerbaijan
Most of the victims died while trying to siphon fuel from stricken lorry
An overturned oil tanker exploded killing at least 123 people in Pakistan on Sunday. Most of the victims had gathered around when spilt fuel from the
At least 123 people are now known to have died after a petrol tanker exploded in Pakistan.
The tragedy happened near the city of Bahawalpur, where
Officials say at least 25 people have died in a bombing, which appeared to target the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate.
Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from around the globe converged on a temple in northwestern Pakistan to celebrate one of the most important festivals in the Sikh…
Mashal Khan was beaten to death after being accused of blasphemy. But people who knew him say he openly professed devotion to Islam.
A student at Abdul Wali Khan University, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, has been attacked and brutally murdered by a mob after reportedly being accused of…
Campaigners aginst the death penalty for 36 years, Amnesty International's annual report says the number of executions has fallen around the world, but the number of people sentenced to death has jump
Amnesty International has released its global death penalty report, with China, Iran and Saudi Arabia the world’s top executioners.
At least 20 people have been murdered at a Sufi shrine in Sargodha, Pakistan.
At least 22 people were killed in Friday's explosion near the women's entrance to a Shi'ite mosque in the northwestern city of Parachinar
Nowruz marks the New Year across parts of the Middle East, the Balkans, the Caucasus and Asia
The final days of the British Raj are explored in ‘Viceroy’s House’.
In Pakistan, at least eight people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a bomb blast in the eastern city of Lahore.
In Pakistan, at least four people have been reportedly killed and dozens more hurt in a suicide bomb attack on a court complex.
Security forces in Pakistan have killed dozens of suspected militants. It comes a day after ISIL said they were behind a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufi shrine.
At least 72 people have been killed and 250 wounded in the fourth bombing to strike Pakistan in as many days.
A suspected suicide bomber killed at least 13 people and wounded dozens more in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday.
What could drive a mother to douse her own daughter in petrol and set her alight?
At least 21 people have been killed in a bomb blast in a market in northern Pakistan.