Volunteers stand Saturday near the wreckage of the destroyed vehicle, in which Mullah Akhtar Mansour was allegedly traveling in the Ahmed Wal area in Baluchistan province of Pakistan, near Afghanistan border.
Pakistani religious protesters march in the capital Islamabad on Wednesday, where tens of thousands demonstrated this past week. Their demands included government assurances that the country's strict blasphemy laws would not be eased. The protesters agreed to leave after saying they had received such promises.
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Pakistani Christians on Monday mourn one of those killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern city of Lahore on Easter Sunday. More than 70 people were killed. Islamist extremists continue to carry out deadly attacks despite a military crackdown that has weakened radicals over the past two years.
Following the example set in Pakistan, the government of Bangladesh is having the mobile operator Grameenphone, which is majority-owned by Telenor, fingerprint SIM card customers. This is an FAQ on the biometric program.
These guards patrol a park in the Pakistani city of Gujranwala to make sure there's no sexual harassment of women. If they have to, they'll deliver a sharp tap to an offender with that stick. From left: Mohammed Sayed, Mohammed Faisal and Amir Hussein.
Pakistani stand-up comedy pioneer Saad Haroon tests cultural sensitivities between his native country and India in his material. "When it comes to satire, I think as a culture, we kind of struggle with it," he says.
Pakistani police stand guard as a Pakistan International Airline plane taxis on a runway in Islamabad on Feb. 8. The national carrier has struggled in recent years with a $3 billion debt.
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Pakistani soldiers rescue people from Bacha Khan University after an attack by militants in Charsadda on Wednesday. At least 20 people died in an armed assault on the university in northwest Pakistan.
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