South Africa is only one piece in a larger puzzle of the heroin trade along the continents east coast.
For some, the forced movement and brutalities of partition in 1947 led to new opportunities for women and migration to Britain.
A law to ban forced conversions has never been ratified.
As the British Empire became an unaffordable burden, planning for India's independence quickly ran into trouble.
Economic trouble and political violence are much more pressing concerns for Pakistanis than the political fate of their prime minister.
A small community health project in north-west Pakistan is showing how UK aid can change lives and perhaps have an impact on national security.
China is sinking billions into energy development in rural Pakistan, much of it earmarked for renewables. That may be good for the climate and the national economy, but what about the locals?
Unlike its neighbours, Iran's different ethnic groups live in relative peace and harmony. Given terrorism is often spurred by ethnic conflict, will Iranians be spared further terrorist attacks?
Are Chinese lives the price to pay for doing business in Pakistan?
Experiences of LGBT asylum seekers in Netherlands flies in the face of the much-vaunted Dutch reputation for tolerance.
Hydropower dams in upstream India have left Pakistanis worried.
A spate of violence linked to accusations of blasphemy has rocked Pakistan.
French voters should understand what it means to live in a country where autocratic populism is the rule.
A new study has interviewed South Asian women who have suffered from economic abuse.
Facebook has agreed to remove 85% of content to respect Pakistan crusade against 'blasphemy', leading the way to a whole new era of censorship on freedom of thought.
The treaty to stop the proliferation of nuclear weapons has been exceptionally successful. Only nine states have them. Now, efforts are underway to completely rid the world of them.
As President Trump puts U.S. foreign aid on the chopping block, few Americans know much about it. Perhaps even fewer realize that the U.S. lags behind its peers on this front.
Among last week's prank stories, one in Pakistan is a perfect illustration of the fears and complexity of its relations with its neighbours.
Massive new coal plants planned for Pakistan will further harm the environment in a country already suffering the effects of climate change. Solar energy is a clear alternative.
Pakistani pulp fiction often portrays Hindu characters as evil demons and Muslims as heroes, an attempt to spread nationalist ideology.