Three major parties are trying to convince the electorate that they can handle a difficult era of enormous change.
A strategy to shut down Taliban safe havens in Pakistan could bring the war to an end.
Pakistan has often been misunderstood to be exclusively built upon a national Islamic identity, ignoring the multiculturality and divisive role of Islam in the definition of its national identity.
Vitamin D could help the 20m children worldwide who suffer from acute, severe malnutrition.
It's election season in Pakistan, and the Supreme Court is at war with the ruling party. Many Pakistanis wonder whether the nation's top judge is cleaning up government or staging a judicial coup.
Pakistan had only eight new diagnoses of polio in 2017. The virus' days look numbered – but health workers have their work cut out for them to eradicate the devastating disease once and for all.
With Iran and India on manoeuvres and the war in Yemen still unfolding, Pakistan's stakes in the Middle East are as high as ever.
Ever since partition in 1947, South Asia's two biggest players have been locked in sibling rivalry.
The movement known as the 'Pashtun Long March' and the 'Pashtun Spring' has emerged from a history of human rights abuses, regional politics and War on Terror policies.
In an age of increased scrutiny, violent and repressive states are turning to subtler methods of removing dissidents and opponents.
More than 100 historic expeditionary and travel films have been digitised recently by the Royal Geographical Society and the British Film Institute.
Saudi Arabia is the most recent country to grant women the vote. Pakistan has some serious work to do. And Vatican City really needs to get with the programme.
A new study provides a more nuanced understanding of the role food plays in healthy eating and family life.
Claimed by both India and Pakistan ever since the British left, Kashmir is still caught in the crossfire.
China has become a commanding authority in infrastructure and has the opportunity to shape global development in ways that may define the rest of the 21st century.
Kim Jong Un's regime has already earned millions from the export of arms, missiles, drugs and endangered wildlife products.
Suffering the daily toil of violence, with little chance of escape.
Millions of livelihoods depend on the Indus Basin aquifer.
Without a legitimate government, Afghanistan will never be stable ... no matter how many terrorists are killed.
In Afghanistan, geopolitics are thorny, relationships are key and patience is strategy. The US president has outlined a decent plan, but can he see it through?