The second-largest party in Pakistan's coalition, Muttahida Qaumi Movement, quits the government leaving it with a minority in parliament.
A court in Lahore, Pakistan, sentences a Christian man to death for sending a "blasphemous" message to his former supervisor at work in 2013. The defendant said that his supervisor had tried to convert him to Islam, which he refused to do. The court rejected his testimony.
The Taliban's Qatar office confirms its leaders are in Pakistan to talk about Afghan refugees and the release of prisoners. The representative did not say if the delegation will discuss the peace process.
Dr Imran Farooq, an exiled leader of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is murdered in the North London suburb of Edgware, England leading to schools and shops being closed in Farooq's home city of Karachi.