As the latest attack on an Indian army camp shows, India's shift in policy from strategic restraint to preemptive self-defence is a serious gamble.
The Non-Aligned Movement member states enjoy cohesion on few issues. Historically, their heterogeneity ranged from absolute monarchs to socialist presidents.
A long-festering military and diplomatic sore has been dramatically reopened. Can it ever be healed?
If Trump becomes president, he'll inherit one of the US's most dangerous military tools.
India and Pakistan wanted to replace colonial English with national languages after independence. The process is still far from over.
Could this be the end of the road for the London-based leader of Pakistani's Muttahida Qaumi Movement?
What the law in Pakistan says about honour killings.
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?