Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations


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
An ice vendor sits on his bicycle in front of a wall covered with political posters in Lahore, Pakistan on May 10, 2013. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Waiting for Customers in Pakistan

An ice vendor sits on his bicycle in front of a wall covered with political posters in Lahore, Pakistan on May 10, 2013. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images) more
Maria Toorpakai, currently ranked #49 among the world's women squash players. (

Interview: Pakistani Squash Star Maria Toorpakai Wins Victories On- and Off-Court

An outspoken young athlete has faced down death threats and more to be able to play her sport. more
Anchee Min.

June Events Feature an Invigorating Array of Authors, Musicians and More

Asia Society Texas Center brings together cool, engaging offerings throughout the month. more
Josette Sheeran during an interview near carcasses of animals that died because of drought in Wajir, northeastern Kenya, on July 23, 2011. (WFP/Siegfried Modola)

Meet New Asia Society President Josette Sheeran in Photos and Videos

Follow Sheeran on a visual world tour that includes stops in Myanmar, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan — and even the Late Show with David Letterman. more
Pakistan's incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif speaks to journalists at his farm house in Raiwind, on the outskirts of Lahore, on May 13, 2013. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

History in the (Re)making as Nawaz Sharif Set to Become Pakistan's Prime Minister

Between Imran Khan’s promise of "change" and Nawaz Sharif’s "experience," Pakistani voters leaned heavily towards experience. more

Video: Election Ushers in 'New Model' of Democracy for Pakistan

Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas tells CNN that although Nawaz Sharif won the prime ministership for the third time in his career, the election showed progress in Pakistan's democratic system. more
Punjab police wait for the arrival of Nawaz Sharif, leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML) party, during the final day of campaigning at an election rally in Lahore, Pakistan on May 09, 2013. (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Expert: Pakistan Election Outcome Hinges on Voter Turnout, Safety

Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas says former Pakistan cricket star Imran Khan could win this weekend's election if voters come out in large numbers. more
Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) or the "Movement for Justice" party wave party flags at the election campaign in Lahore on May 5, 2013.  A roadside bomb exploded at an election rally in southwest Pakistan the same day, killing two people, officials said as violence continued ahead of historic polls on May 11.  (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

For Pakistan's Elite, Facebook Turns Into a Political Battleground Ahead of Election

Facebook is turning into an unlikely virtual platform that allows Pakistan’s elite to remain engaged in political campaigning. more