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Niccolo Piazza's new documentary looks at climate change and water management in northern Pakistan's Karakoram Range. Above: Attabad Lake, Hunza Valley. (Niccolo Piazza)

Interview: Filmmaker Focuses on Water and Warming in Northern Pakistan

Documentarian focuses on mountain communities of Gilgit–Baltistan and their symbiotic relationship with their environment. more
Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf saluting as he arrived to unveil his party manifesto for Pakistan's April general election at his residence in Islamabad on April 15, 2013. (Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images)

Abbas: Musharraf Has Much to Answer For, But Murder Charges Are a Stretch

Pervez Musharraf refuses to fade into history — but for all the wrong reasons, writes Hassan Abbas. more
Then-Senators Joseph Biden and John Kerry with Nawaz Sharif during a U.S. congressional election monitoring trip to Lahore, Pakistan, in February 2008. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Former U.S. Ambassador: A Fresh Start in Pakistan?

With new personnel in key positions, writes Cameron Munter, Americans and Pakistanis have a chance to move past some of the damage their relationship has suffered in recent years. more
A family whose home was destroyed in the floods of 2010 recall the tragedy as they pose for a photo in Pakistan on June 24, 2013. (Shiho Fukada/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Portrait in Blue in Pakistan

A family whose home was destroyed in the floods of 2010 recall the tragedy as they pose for a photo in Pakistan on June 24, 2013. (Shiho Fukada/Flickr) more
Dr. Ayesha Jalal, author of "The Pity of Partition" (L) and author Jerry Pinto in Mumbai on July 18, 2013. (Asia Society India Centre)

Two Nations, One Luminary: The Tragic Tale of Manto

Historian Ayesha Jalal assesses the celebrated writer's complicated life and legacy in a talk with Jerry Pinto. more
L: "The Pity of Partition—Manto’s Life, Times And Work Across The India-Pakistan Divide" by Ayesha Jalal (HarperCollins India, 2013). R: Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955). (Wikipedia)

Interview: Historian Investigates the 'Pity of Partition' Through Manto's Life and Writing

Ayesha Jalal turns a literary lens on the events of 1947 and their aftermath. more
The Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan, one of the locales captured in Sonya Rehman's postcard series "From Lahore With Love." (Sonya Rehman)

Interview: Amateur Photographer's Postcards Depict 'Ravaged' Beauty of Lahore

A journalist's postcard series of her hometown aims to capture Pakistan's cultural hub "ravaged, whole and raw, as she is." more
Ghani Chaudry at home in Lahore, Pakistan, spring 2013. (Saad Sarfraz Sheikh)

Interview: Meet Ghani Chaudry, the Pakistani Tailor Who Conquered Savile Row

"My main aim was to teach the English what and how to wear," says the master tailor. more
Chicken kebab sliders with mint aïoli, one of the many delicacies highlighted on Shayma Saadat's blog "The Spice Spoon." (Shayma Saadat)

Interview: 'Spice Spoon' Blogger Samples Pakistani, Afghan and Iranian Cooking

Toronto-based writer and photographer Shayma Saadat draws on her mixed heritage to cook up an award-winning "food memoir" blog. more

Longtime Favorites Celebrate CD Debut at Asia Society Texas Center

Riyaaz Qawwali’s much anticipated return to Houston drew a large audience to celebrate the release Kashti. more