An Afghan woman who secretly studied literature in Herat under the Taliban's rule fears the ongoing peace process with the militant group could open a floodgate for "radical Islamists."
Pakistani officials said a Christian woman who was acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row has left for Canada to be reunited with her daughters.
Authorities in Pakistan have arrested a group of 10 Chinese nationals for allegedly arranging fake marriages with young Pakistani girls before forcing them into prostitution in China.
Physicians in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan say HIV infection rates are rapidly rising in the impoverished region reeling from violence and poor healthcare.
Pakistan has embraced social media influencers to boost tourism, but critics say young, Western vloggers paint a naive picture of the country ignoring its conservative culture and the dangers of militancy.
Women participants hope that the Loya Jirga provides an appropriate platform to convey their desire for peace in Afghanistan.
A mass panic thwarted a campaign to eradicate the deadly polio virus in a Pakistani province.
The post-2001 generation make up around half of Afghanistan’s 33 million population, but their voices have been largely absent as the prospects for peace with the Taliban rise.
The United Nations says there has been "encouraging" progress in Afghanistan's efforts to eradicate the torture of people detained in relation to the country's ongoing conflict, but much remains to be done.