Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor was a tough and smart strategist who held the Taliban together and crushed dissent. Will his legacy endure?
Over 8,500 were killed in the 2015 Nepal earthquake, so how is the country coping?
Minorities are increasingly facing exclusion from Pakistan's public realm; and it's not only terrorists who are responsible.
Lahore's Easter Sunday suicide attack is the latest chapter in Jamaat-ul-Ahrar's campaign against the Pakistani government – and people.
The final article of our series on the historical roots of Islamic State examines the role recent Western intervention in the Middle East played in the group's inexorable rise.
The Pakistani Taliban has shown it can still mount terror attacks in the country's frontier province ... despite a major military offensive.
A growing field of policy analysis now focuses on reducing armed violence. Remarkable consensus has emerged at high policy levels around the basic elements of an approach to reduce violence.
Researchers are piloting a smartphone app to collect better information about who is getting vaccinated and to design better incentives for health workers on vaccination drives.
Since the last earthquake in the region in 2005, we have got much better at recovering from disaster.
A magnitude 7.5 earthquake has hit Afghanistan, with the effects felt as far away as India.
Is it enough for the nation's best newspapers to rely on 'official sources' – even when independent investigators say they're wrong?
How a political theory became a deadly reality for aid groups.
Ten years ago, a devastating earthquake killed tens of thousands of people in Pakistan. How has the devastated town of Balakot recovered?
Recent targeted killings by Pakistan prove that drone warfare is expanding – and in unpredictable ways. It's time for the US to reconsider its own policies.
A planned US drone strike program in Syria will waste life, political capital and resources.
Possession of a nuclear deterrent has helped prevent recurrent conflict between South Asia's two warring powers.
Most countries welcomed the deal as they jockey to boost trade with the Islamic Republic and gain from the eventual end of sanctions.
As the US slows down its troop withdrawal and China increases its involvement in Afghanistan, a warning that if the country is to see peace again, foreign meddling needs to stop.
Pakistan's crackdown on foreign charities isn't just security paranoia – it's an attempt to stamp out bad PR.
Memories of the killing of Osama bin Laden are fading, but the legacies of al-Qaeda and the war on terror's many 'own goals' haunt us in the form of multiplying threats and lost civil liberties.