The UK has long enjoyed a rich relationship with Pakistan.
The Malaysian novelist on fiction, immigration and the Shanghainese.
With Khan laid low by an accident at a rally, Samira Shackle reports on his campaign so far.
The Pakistani trans community is unlike the West's: hijras, as they are known, consider themselves a third gender, neither male nor female, and refer to themselves as "shemale". Samira Shackle meets Pakistan's first hijra electoral candidates.
Ali was gunned down in Islamabad’s G9 area this morning as he drove to a court hearing for the Bhutto case.
Traditional notions of the Indian family allow child abuse to happen with impunity.
It is now 98 years since 1.5m Armenians were systematically massacred. Recognising what happened is the only way to help us all move forward.
A focus on unity and closure is desperately needed.
DFID and British Council reports underline the existential crisis Pakistan is facing, but its people are rallying to save the nation. Salman Shaheen looks at Pakistan Calling, a new RSA project seeking to galvanise the British Pakistani community and the
It's set to be a tight race, and nothing - not even assassination - is beyond the realms of possibility.
There are still challenges to be overcome, but merely surviving is something of an achievement.
Travelling to Sri Lanka to try and find out about his constituent's murder, Simon Danczuk learned that when politicians are implicated, justice is kicked into the long grass.
A case in Sri Lanka demonstrates that leaving justice in the hands of politicians cannot be countenanced.
From our correspondence.
Sherry Rehman, Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, is under police investigation for alleged blasphemy after making the case on television for the law to be re-examined and for the death penalty to be removed.
A historical note.
Nicholas Shakespeare returns to the scene of a childhood trauma.
Divisive arguments and musical nostalgia.
"I gave up hope that I would ever see my wife and children again."
In the end, it was in our name.
Despite objections from Afghan society, a women's cricket team is emerging.
The Pakistani province is beset with violence.
Skirt the Issue says that mentalities, not clothes, must change.
A rite of passage.
As protesters demanding delayed elections gather in Islamabad, a warrant for the PM's arrest is issued and sceptics call foul play.
The Lawyers Association's refusal to defend the men accused of the Delhi gang rape might be one step too far.
Translating "watershed" moments into action is almost impossible in a misogynist society with an under-equipped police force.
It won’t be so easy to change the deeply entrenched patriarchal mindset that lead to the rape of a 23-year-old woman in Delhi.
In the backwaters of India, in rural areas still governed by feudal mindsets, rapes and gang rapes continue with impunity. The candle flame wave being carried through Delhi’s foggy, winter nights is not reaching this India.