China will help build a 4,000 MW power transmission line in Pakistan in a project valued at $1.5 billion, the latest in a series of investments.
Locals fear that recent threats of extortion and targeted killings earlier this year mark an attempt by the Taliban to regain a foothold in the mountainous area.
Engine trouble was initially believed responsible, but many questions remain.
Khan has vowed not to back down unless Sharif either resigns or submits himself for investigation regarding the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks.
Rights groups have denounced the possible execution of Imdad Ali, who was convicted for the murder of a cleric and later diagnosed with schizophrenia.
A suicide bomber struck a crowd of lawyers who had crammed into a hospital emergency department to accompany the body of Bilal Anwar Kasi, president of the Baluchistan Bar Association.
The tribunals, set up after the Peshawar school attack, have come under criticism after reports of abuse and unfair trials.
Contraceptive use in Pakistan is already low and fell by a further 7.2% last year, according to government statistics on the country’s Couple Years of Protection, an internationally used metric for contraceptive use.