Pakistani policeman assigned to escort polio workers killed

Apr 23, 2019

Pakistani police say gunmen have killed a policeman assigned to escort polio workers during a three-day nationwide campaign against the crippling disease

Children sickened in Pakistan after polio vaccinations

Apr 22, 2019

Pakistani officials say hundreds of school children have been taken to hospitals complaining of nausea and vomiting after being given polio vaccinations

UN: Climate disasters imperil Bangladesh kids' lives, future

Apr 5, 2019

A report by the U.N. children's agency says the lives and futures of more than 19 million Bangladeshi children are at risk from the impact of floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change

Pakistani court grants bail to ex-PM for medical treatment

Mar 26, 2019

Pakistan's supreme court has granted six weeks' bail to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for medical treatment at a domestic hospital

Pakistan: Mentally ill death row inmate dies in hospital

Mar 22, 2019

A Pakistani rights group says a mentally ill prisoner who spent the last 16 years of his life on death row has died at a hospital in the eastern city of Lahore

Police: 5 children die of food poisoning in Pakistan

Feb 22, 2019

Pakistani police: 5 children die of suspected food poisoning after family ate dinner at restaurant in country's south

Pakistan kicks off year's first polio campaign in 2019

Jan 21, 2019

Health official says Pakistan kicks off first polio vaccination campaign for 2019 in efforts to eradicate disease

Pakistan's top court stays execution of mentally ill man

Jan 13, 2019

Pakistan's top court stays execution of mentally ill ex-policeman for killing fellow officer in 2003, orders new hearing

Woman, 2 sons die in Nepal town in suspected menstrual exile

Jan 10, 2019

A woman and her two sons have died in a remote village in Nepal because of a tradition in which women are exiled from their homes and forced to live in huts during menstruation

Officials say Pakistan on track to eradicate polio in 2019

Jan 9, 2019

Pakistan officials say country on track to eradicate polio in 2019 despite Taliban attacks, superstitious beliefs

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