Police guard a polio vaccination team, during a three-day vaccination campaign in Karachi. Pakistan. Though new polio cases dropped to a nine-year low in 2015, attacks by Islamist militants against health workers and police guarding them remained a challenge for a UN-funded vaccination campaign.
Pakistani boys cool themselves off during a heat wave in Karachi, Pakistan
People cross a flooded road following torrential rains on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan. The death toll in Pakistan due to heavy rains over the last few days have risen to 75
A Pakistani camel-mounted military band performs during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on Wednesday
Pakistan’s first women only rickshaw service was meant to provide its staff with a new way of gaining financial independence and its passengers with the chance of a ride without being groped and harassed by male drivers. But, after just a year in business, the “Pink Rickshaw” in the Punjabi city of Lahore, is struggling
A combination photo shows students of coach Younus Qambrani (photographed bottom right) posing with their boxing gloves at the first women’s boxing coaching camp in Pak Shaheen Boxing Club in Karachi, Pakistan. For the past six months about a dozen girls, aged 8 to 17, have gone to the Pak Shine Boxing Club after school to practice their jabs, hooks and upper cuts.
A worker from the capital development authorities attaches a billboard to polls over a highway in Islamabad, Pakistan
Pakistani troops arrive at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda town, some 35 kilometers (21 miles) outside the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday. Gunmen stormed Bacha Khan University named after the founder of an anti-Taliban political party in the country’s northwest
Rescue workers comfort a relative of victim of bomb blast, in Jamrud area of Khyber tribal district, Pakistan. A bomb hit a checkpoint in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar killing ten people and wounding over a dozen, officials said
An Afghan man kisses his daughter as he walks near an attack from a building close to the Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad. A suicide bombing followed by gunfire rocked an area near the Pakistani consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday
A Pakistani health worker administers polio drops to a young girl during a polio vaccination campaign in Karachi on Monday
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A crow accompanies a group of Pakistani women as they walk along a street on a foggy day in Lahore
A Pakistani boy examines a house damaged caused by massive earthquake in Mingora, the main town of Swat valley, Tuesday
Pakistani students cross a makeshift bridge in Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday. The previous bridge was washed away in a flood
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A vendor carries garlands of marigold flowers at a wholesale flower market in Peshawar, Pakistan.
A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday. Pakistan still accounts for the majority of polio cases globally
An Indian Naval soldier pays respect at the India Gate war memorial during a ceremony to commemorate 50th anniversary of a war between India and Pakistan, in New Delhi, India. In New Delhi, leaders marked the anniversary of the 1965 war fought over Kashmir that ended in a ceasefire and a return to front lines that predated the conflict. India and Pakistan have fought three wars since independence and partition in 1947.
A Pakistani farmer dries his corn on the outskirts of Lahore
The parents of Shafqat Hussain, a convicted murderer sit at their relatives home in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani administered Kashmir after their son was hanged at a central jail in Karachi on Tuesday
Pakistani Muslims attend Friday prayers during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Lahore, Pakistan