The Taliban promised not to allow Afghanistan to be used by groups seeking to attack the US, yet terrorist groups have only become more emboldened under its rule.
Seventy-five years after the partition of India, it’s time to dispel some commonly held misconceptions.
The fate of the so-called princely states was a particularly contentious issue during India’s Partition, which killed about 1 million people and left millions more displaced.
In the year since the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, human rights abuses are off the charts, particularly towards women and ethnic minorities.
Traditionally cool countries need to look at how nations with high levels of heat adapt.
Pakistan’s economic crisis shows no sign of coming to an end.
A scholar of Islam writes about how widespread authoritarianism in the Muslim world shapes governments’ foreign policy toward Muslim minorities abroad.
And after India banned wheat exports in May due to the high temperatures, we find out how vulnerable crops are to extreme heat. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
This long, uncharacteristically early heatwave has hit hundreds of millions of people in one of the world’s most densely populated and vulnerable regions.
The current heatwave isn’t even a huge outlier compared to normal temperatures.
Pakistani governments have failed to implement police reforms, but it should be at the top of any government’s list.
The island nation is the latest economy to implode through mismanagement – for which the citizens will pay more than foreign creditors.
Pakistan’s new prime minister has already spoken about the Kashmir conflict.
India has stood apart from other major democracies in failing to offer a full-throated condemnation of Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. Here’s why.
The former prime minister was forced from office by a vote of no confidence. But that doesn’t mean the political drama is over, an expert on Pakistani politics explains.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan dissolved Parliament rather than face a no-confidence vote. The Conversation asked an expert: What happens next?
Pakistan is in the middle of a constitutional crisis as a bid to unseat Imran Khan failed.
Despite confessing to the murder of his sister, Qandeel Baloch in 2016, Waseem Khan has been acquitted by the Lahore High Court. The case has shocked activists campaigning against honour killings.
Iman Khan’s visit at the head of a delegation of senior ministers underlines the growing ties between China, Pakistan and Russia.
Researchers visited the remote Kalash valleys to investigate how the concept of ‘happy’ and ‘sad’ music differs across cultures.