Sumo training centres will be equipped with iPads to improve communication between sumo wrestlers an
Across this ex-Soviet belt, women are being kidnapped and forced into marriage. How has such a custo
Next year, Pakistan will celebrate the centenary of its premier Urdu poet, Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911-84).
The vision of Pakistan’s founding father was a land of many faiths and cultures united in a common p
Pakistan offered shelter to Kashmir’s dispossessed Muslims as they fled sectarian violence. But with
The floods destroying Pakistan’s infrastructure are against a backdrop of corruption, impunity at th
The Pakistani state has a long history of nurturing
jihadis as a means of dominating Afghanistan a
You've moved around a lot. Has that had an effect on your fiction?
“David Cameron should not have owned Tony Blair’s war”
Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary general, said on a recent trip to Pakistan to visit flood-ravaged towns and villages: ''In the past, I have witnessed many natural disasters around the world, but nothing like this." D
North Korea opens Twitter and YouTube accounts as the propaganda war moves online.
China, driven by a desire for prestige and its own Nobel laureates, could soon lead the world in sci
Punjab and Sindh provinces are feeling the full effects of the over-flowing Indus River as Monsoon d
Up until 2005, Indonesia seemed sure to succumb to a wave of Islamist terror. But, in the post-Suhar
With Pakistan's government unable to cope, Islamic groups both mainstream and extreme have filled th
Never forget: the terrifying normality of Comrade Duch -- by the prisoner who survived.
You've been writing about Burma for many years. What first attracted you to the country?
Harsh words sparked by planned US military exercises.
A firefighter drowns while trying to clean up a spill -- this one in Dalian, China.
Secularism became a vital part of the Indian constitution after independence, but it is now under th
Just six weeks into the job, poor election results have put Japan’s prime minister at risk of losing
The Americans and British must seek a negotiated political settlement immediately.
Her party has been dissolved, and she is banned from taking part in this year’s Burmese elections. B
Later this year, Burma is expected to hold its first multi-party elections for twenty years. We look
As Washington and London struggle to prop up a puppet government over which Hamid Karzai has no cont
The race is on between China and the US to equip their forces with eco technologies – and China is w