Two separate attacks by the Pakistani Taliban, a rocket attack in the country’s southwest and an attack on a police bus in Karachi, have killed five police officers and wounded ten others.
Pakistan have executed 12 male prisoners, the largest number on the same day since an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment was lifted in December.
At least 14 people have been killed and 78 wounded after two bombs were detonated outside two churches in Pakistani city of Lahore, authorities have said.
At least three people have been killed and several seriously injured in an attack on a Shia mosque in Pakistan’s capital city Islamabad.
Taliban militants have killed at least 20 people and injured dozens more after storming a Shiite mosque in Pakistan, armed with grenades and assault rifles.
A protest against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in the African nation of Niger has left at least four people dead and several others injured.