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Yusra Sami Askari, in green, prepares Malala Yousafzai for an on-camera interview in Oslo. (Yusra Sami Askari)

Malala Yousafzai: The Taliban 'Are Afraid of Women'

Asia 21 Young Leader Yusra Sami Askari reflects on her interview with the education activist — it was intended to focus on the Nobel Peace Prize, but was overshadowed by the Peshawar tragedy. more

Asia Society Presents! Riyaaz Qawwali Performs Ghazal

The Riyaaz Qawwali ensemble returns for a devotional concert that explores the ancient Urdu poetry Ghazal. more
Mohsin Hamid, author of "Discontent and Its Civilizations" (Riverhead Books, 2015). (Author photo: Jillian Edelstein)

Mohsin Hamid—'Discontent and Its Civilizations' [SOLD OUT]

The author of "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" returns with more than a decade's worth of nonfiction in "Discontent and Its Civilizations." more
Shown here in her Islamabad office, Nigar Nazar is Pakistan's first professional female cartoonist, known to generations of readers as the creator of the iconic character "Gogi." (Gogi Studios)

Interview: Pakistan's First Woman Cartoonist Shapes Young Minds, and Society

"Cartoons can have a huge impact," says Pakistan's first professional woman cartoonist, who was just named one of the "100 Women of 2014" by the BBC. more

Artist Q & A: Khumariyaan

The four members of Khumariyaan participate in a post-show discussion with members of the audience and Asia Society's Rachel Cooper. more

In Concert: Khumariyaan

The instrumental quartet from Peshawar, Pakistan, gets an Asia Society crowd on its feet with their music rooted in Pashtoon traditions. more
Malala Yousafzai's video address to Asia Society, taped at her home in England, was shown at Asia Society awards ceremony at the United Nations in New York City on October 16, 2014.

Video: Malala Yousafzai Accepts Her 'Asia Game Changer' Award from Asia Society

"We girls in Swat, we have proved that when you speak up for your rights, you can really bring change," says the 17-year-old Noble laureate. more

Malala Yousafzai: 'We Have to Do It Together'

Malala Yousafzai expresses her hope that worldwide effort can ensure access to education for girls and young women from Nigeria to her native Pakistan. more
Khumariyaan at Asia Society New York on Oct. 12, 2014. L to R: Sparlay Rawail, Shiraz Khan, Farhan Bogra, and Aamer Shafiq. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Photos: Khumariyaan Bring Pashtoon Rhythms from Peshawar to Park Avenue

An instrumental quartet from northwest Pakistan got an Asia Society crowd moving with their update on tradition. more
The PakathonNYC organizing team on Sept. 28, 2014. L to R: Ali Chaudhary, Minza Zahid, Hassan Ahmed, Amna Khawar, Hamed Ijaz, and Safwan Ghori. (Nausher Sukhera)

'Pakathon' Taps Pakistani Diaspora's Best and Brightest for Smart Solutions

In a three-day event in New York, young diaspora Pakistanis raced the clock to develop innovative apps meant to address intractable social issues back home. more