Siddiqui and the Afghan officer were killed as fighting in the region over border crossings intensified.
Residents of the border town Chaman on the Pakistan side reported seeing the Taliban's signature white flag flying across the boundary line.
"We don't have discotheques, we don't have night clubs, so it's a different way of life here. If you raise temptation in the society to a point and all these young guys have nowhere to go, it has consequences in the society," Khan said.
From their first exclusive church to a beauty pageant, change is in the air for Pakistan's transgender folk, but still a lot more has to be done to ensure that the community feels like equal citizens.
"This is not the first time something like this has happened with our kitchen teams at our restaurant, but we want to make sure this is the last." The statement describes police repeatedly "harassing" and "pressure[ing]" the workers into giving them free food.
The prime minister is also pushing to have 1 million shots administered daily so all of the country's 36 million older adults will be fully vaccinated by the end of July, in time for the Olympics.
"We can't keep up with what every doctor and what everyone is doing at all times. It's a large hospital," said a Mayo Hospital official who did not want to be named.
Pakistan ambassador to the U.N. Munir Akram told Newsweek that the East Turkestan Islamic Movement was among "the real threats of regional and international terrorism that exist in Afghanistan," but the State Department says "there has been no credible evidence that ETIM continues to exist."
Government employees in Sindh province will have their pay withheld starting July if they refuse to get their COVID-19 vaccines.
A TikTok teen who was filming a death prank in an attempt to go viral passed away after the weapon he used took his life.
"I am PM of Pakistan and #WeStandWithGaza #WeStandWithPalestine," Khan wrote in a tweet.
The 24-year-old woman reportedly warned police of threats to her life in the days leading up to her death.
The Afghan president expressed his reservations about the U.S. troop withdrawal
Afghans should support the current U.S. peace plan.
"Such acts not only run contrary to all norms of interstate relations and International Law but also threaten the peace and stability of an already fragile region," the Pakistani Foreign Ministry said in a statement sent to Newsweek.
The law also allows the fast-tracking of sexual assault cases, as part of a wider effort to address sexual violence against women and children in the in the country.
"If there is a balanced policy from Washington towards the continent, I think Washington would find Pakistan a willing partner," Pakistani permanent representative to the United Nations Munir Akram told Newsweek.
At the virtual summit hosted by Russia on Tuesday, Narendra Modi also appeared to criticize Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over a renewed border dispute in Kashmir.
China and Pakistan are frustrated at warming U.S.-India defense ties, which threaten to upset the geopolitical balance of power in Asia.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said it issued instructions for blocking of the application after a "number of complaints from different segments of the society."
The situation at the Line of Control dividing India and Pakistan at Kashmir "remains tense and unpredictable," United Nations Peacekeeping told Newsweek.
India and Pakistan accused one another of launching "unprovoked" aggressions in statements sent to Newsweek, while yet another standoff involving China kept the region on edge.
Pakistani permanent representative to the U.N. Munir Akram said the United States sought a military alliance with India but this would be "wrong" and "bad for the West."
"It is obvious that things could escalate at any moment, so there is an ever-present danger of war between Pakistan and India," Pakistan's permanent representative to the U.N. told Newsweek.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board members Sharon Squassoni and Scott Sagan looked at South Asia and the Korean Peninsula as likely nuclear flashpoints, but both blamed U.S. policies.
"We have no indication thus far that this was in any way caused by a deliberate attack or bombing of any kind," Lebanese ambassador to the United States Gabriel Issa said in a statement sent to Newsweek.
India's forces have met two major challenges along disputed Kashmir borders with China and Pakistan, two neighbors with increasingly close ties.