Many conversions of Hindu women in Pakistan are harnessed as a means to an end and not necessarily the initial objective.
The case for pragmatism, not dogma.
A common smoking cessation drug doesn't appear to work for shisha smokers.
Interviews with civilian and military figures paint a complex picture of what went wrong with crucial peace negotiations.
In a country where less-than-democratic elites wield substantial power, bottom-up politics is still alive and well.
Since India established itself as the driving force 20 years ago, cricket has become an exception to Western dominance of global sports.
A religious minority of Pakistan, the Ahmadis have been boycotting elections for decades. Casting a vote would require that they denounce themselves as 'non-Muslims.'
Forced to form a coalition to win power, Pakistan's PM-in-waiting Imran Khan will have to compromise if he's to tackle key economic, environmental, foreign policy and social challenges.
The panchayat justice system should be used as inspiration to develop a workable model for conflict resolution in India and Pakistan.
A constitutional change in Pakistan moved power and money from the federal government to the provinces. So newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan takes office as the weakest leader in decades.
Pakistan's new leader has been battling to get into office for years.
Accusations of election rigging, opposition parties enraged and international relations tense. It won't be an easy term for the man most likely to lead Pakistan.
There are no angels in Pakistan's political scene – except the 'angels' of the military.
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.