Canadian cleric and former cricketer raise stakes in Pakistan's political fight
The political confrontation has revived concern about the central issue in Pakistani politics: Competition for power between the military and civilian leaders.
Here’s why Punjab state has India’s worst cancer crisis
As the economy grows, so does the suffering.
What it's like to be convicted of blasphemy in Pakistan
These two parents were acquitted two years ago. Now they're out of prison — but they're still in hiding.
Struggling to save Punjab’s next generation
Not long ago Punjab was one of India’s success stories. Now half the state’s youth are addicted to drugs.
Pakistani army begins ground offensive in key Taliban stronghold
The army ordered the entire civilian population of North Waziristan to evacuate. More than 450,000 people left their homes.
Humans are not entirely cruel, violent and intolerant creatures. Here's the awesome video that proves it.
Torture. Cruelty. Religious strife. It's all in the human makeup. But, thank our stars, so's this.
Another woman was raped, her body hanged from a tree
This time in Pakistan.
Death at sea beats taking a bullet
For Hazara Muslims in Pakistan, the options are grim.
I could have carried polio out of Pakistan, and no one would have known
The government says it's cracking down on patchy vaccination practices, checking the records of anyone trying to fly out of the country. They missed me.
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif looks forward to working 'in harmony' with India's Modi
Modi's invitation to Sharif was a surprise move seen as a significant olive branch to India's Muslim neighbor.
A new weapon in the fight against the Taliban: Theater
Using drama to push back against misinformation and intimidation in the elections.
Pakistani Taliban militants who attacked Karachi airport planned to hijack a plane
At least 24 people were killed after the Pakistani Taliban laid siege to Karachi's international airport with suicide vests, grenades and rocket launchers.
These maps show where you can still go to jail for apostasy or blasphemy
Nearly a quarter of the globe has anti-blasphemy laws.
Life as a slave in Pakistan
Theoretically, Nanji and his family could eventually pay off their debt and start working for themselves. It almost never works out that way.
A Pakistani woman is beaten to death by her family for marrying the man of her choice
Last year 869 women died in so-called 'honor killings' according to the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.
Twitter blocks 'blasphemous' content in Pakistan after complaints
The country's strict blasphemy laws, currently the subject of a fight pitching the authorities against some of the leading TV stations, can carry the death penalty.
Pakistani airstrikes kill at least 32 militants, including key commanders
The latest attack comes weeks after the Pakistani Taliban formally ended a ceasefire called to promote talks with the government.
Why the Gandhis are convinced they can rule India again
Despite a drubbing from new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India’s 'first family' is clinging to its Congress dynasty.
On Location Video: Meet the first woman to practice law in Pakistan's conservative Swat Valley
This brave woman faced death threats to fulfill her dream.
The world's largest democracy might also be its worst
India's month-long election kept the police and corruption investigators working overtime.
Being gay in Pakistan: Where anti-gay serial killers are applauded
A recent case offers fresh cause for concern for the LGBT community.
Iraq is among the countries where genocide is most likely to happen
These 9 countries are the world's most dangerous for minorities.
Pakistan cuts prime minister's electricity for not paying bills
Power cuts have worsened in Pakistan in recent years, becoming one of the main sources of discontent in the South Asian country.
These Indian parliament candidates are accused of serious crimes, including murder
But that doesn’t mean they won’t get elected (or try to kiss your baby).
A Pakistani TV channel is under pressure from the military to shut down
Geo News has accused the military's spy agency of being behind the shooting of a prominent journalist.
These are the countries where you can drink without being judged
And the ones where you really shouldn't order that second round.
One man's dream come true: Making the official ball for the 2014 FIFA World Cup
In Pakistan, cricket is the sport of choice, but soccer balls are nearly a national business.
Saudi prince accused of killing 2,000 endangered birds while on safari in Pakistan
Houbara bustards are globally protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.
Indians prefer politicians who refuse to have sex or get married
Oddly enough, this appears to be a legacy of Western colonialism.
Birds, snakes, and throwing meat: Superstition and black magic in Pakistan
How much of it is in accordance with Islam is up for debate.
The Pakistani Taliban says it's ended a 40-day ceasefire with the government
But it's open to talks.