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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
Nazir Sabir on K2, the second-highest mountain in the world, in northern Pakistan's Karakoram range. (Nazir Sabir)

Interview: Pakistan's Premier Mountaineer on His Passion for Heights and Homeland

Nazir Sabir talks candidly about his love of climbing and brushes with death. more
Everyday human traffic at Torkham, the busiest port of entry between Pakistan and Afghanistan. (Suchitra Vijayan)

Photos: Bustling Human Traffic Along a 'Mythical' Afghanistan-Pakistan Border

Suchitra Vijayan's photos capture the bustling human activity at the busiest port of entry between Afghanistan and Pakistan, along "a frontier that at best is a geo-political myth." more
Al Jazeera's coverage of the Iran earthquake shows a map of the affected area, near the country's border with Pakistan.

The Web Reacts: Earthquake Strikes Iran and Pakistan, Tremors Felt Around Asia

On April 16, 2013, a powerful earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, struck southeastern Iran. Asia Society takes a look at the coverage of the news. more

Diplomat: Encouraging Signs, Future Stability in Afghanistan

Indian Ambassador Shyam Saran explains why he views "free and fair" elections as crucial to Afghanistan's future stability. more