The Pakistani Taliban says it attacked a Peshawar army school to exact revenge on the country's military.
Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani advocate for girls' education, and Kailash Satyarthi, a children's rights champion from India, have accepted the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
Months after fleeing from Taliban threats in Pakistan, a young journalist languishes in a rundown immigrant camp in Bulgaria.
The new Afghan government is trying to curb rising instances of violence against women.
Oxfam says Afghan woman are being excluded from peace talks with the Taliban and warned that hard-won rights for women could be bargained away unless more is done to include women in the peace proces.
A Pakistani court has sentenced four men to death over the mob killing of a pregnant woman in a so-called "honor" killing.
An Afghan school girl raped by her religious teacher is now threatened by clerics and Taliban militants.
Every year thousands of Afghans undertake dangerous journeys to Western countries hoping for a better life, but many of them are deported back to the misery they were trying to escape in their homeland.
A blasphemy case involving a newspaper is posing an early test for Afghanistan’s new president, who will have to carefully balance international concerns with the wishes of powerful religious leaders in the country.
Former principal from college in Peshawar calls on government to invest in liberal education.
Malala Yousafzai's father, Ziauddian, and mother, Thorpekai, have done much to turn their eldest child into an independent individual who is courageous and articulate.
Five Afghan men convicted for the gang rape of four women in a case that has attracted global attention have been executed in Kabul.