Waseem Akhtar has been sworn in as the new mayor of one of Pakistan’s largest cities – Karachi. But he's currently behind bars, charged with arranging medical care for suspected terrorists and stoking riots in the city in 2007.
Pakistan's lawyers boycotted courts and staged protests nationwide on Tuesday. The boycott came after a horrific suicide bombing at a Quetta hospital killed many of their colleagues. Both the Pakistani Taliban and the Islamic State group have claimed responsibility for the attack.
While the CIA took to Twitter to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, a man who reportedly played a key role in helping the agency find the al-Qaeda leader was still sitting in a Pakistani prison cell.
The father of the 5-year-old boy who became an internet sensation after being photographed wearing a homemade Lionel Messi soccer shirt, says the family has been forced to leave Afghanistan after repeated threats.