Two social scientists explain how caste-identities are pervasive in not just Hinduism but other South Asian faith groups as well.
A political scientist explains the history of blasphemy laws in Muslim-majority nations and how they play a role in silencing dissent.
Since the Taliban’s return to power in neighbouring Afghanistan, the security situation in Pakistan has grown increasingly dire.
Zimbabwe, Turkey, Argentina, Pakistan and Nigeria all have presidential or general elections in 2023.
It’s a landmark agreement, acknowledging for the first time that wealthy countries bear some responsibility to help. But it leaves many unanswered questions.
Extreme weather will continue to disrupt global food systems.
Does the Global North have a moral responsibility to protect and compensate those in the Global South that disproportionately bear the brunt of climate change devastation?
Former prime minister emerges from assassination attempt wounded, but vowing to continue protest against government.
That’s the big question at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP27, and it’s controversial.
In the middle of the tremendous outpouring of love and grief for the Queen and the monarchy she represented, not everyone wants to take a moment of silence. And there are a lot of reasons why.
Framing floods as ‘natural disasters’ deflects from the reality that vulnerability must exist before a crisis can emerge.
Economic growth picked up significantly for both India and Pakistan after independence, but they’ve chosen very different paths since.
A climate scientist explains the forces behind the summer’s extreme downpours and dangerous heat waves, and why new locations will be at risk in the coming year.
The culpability for Pakistan’s catastrophic floods rests with the government and wealthy polluter countries.
Climate change will increase the frequency of both floods and droughts in Pakistan. To address these challenges, enhancing infrastructure, building dams and educating the public are necessary.
Effects of violence and forced migration on survivors’ mental health have not been acknowledged, despite the trauma being passed down generations.
Pakistan contributes less than one per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, but has disproportionately felt the impact of climate change.
There are three key ways climate change probably made these floods worse.
Pakistan’s coalition government had been relatively permissive of former prime minister Khan’s mass rallies. But the latest developments suggest this approach has ended.
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.