Environment

Schools close as smog chokes India's 'gas chamber' capital

Northern India, including the country's capital New Delhi, and neighbouring Pakistan are facing a major air pollution crisis.

Asia

Satellite image shows smog in India and Pakistan

Smog in and around the cities of Lahore and New Delhi has reached new stretch over the past few days.

Satellite image shows smog in India and Pakistan

Pakistan

Senior police official killed in targeted Quetta attack

Senior officer Hamid Shakil and his driver were killed in latest attack to hit restive province of Balochistan.

Senior police official killed in targeted Quetta attack

Asia

All you need to know about air pollution in New Delhi

Enveloped by a choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi has declared a public health emergency as Lahore is also covered.

What's PM 2.5 and why is New Delhi, Lahore smog so bad?

Religion

For Sikh pilgrims visiting Pakistan, it's homecoming

Sikhs from India and the diaspora travel to Pakistan to mark the birth of Sikhism founder, Guru Nanak.

Sikh pilgrimage transcends Pakistan-India tensions

Asia

The forgotten massacre that ignited the Kashmir dispute

In November 1947, thousands of Muslims were killed in Jammu by paramilitaries led by the army of Dogra ruler Hari Singh.

The forgotten massacre that ignited the Kashmir dispute

Sport

'We're back': International cricket returns to Pakistan

Fans queued for hours to watch the highest-profile international cricket match in years.

International cricket returns to Pakistan

Opinion

The harassment tweet that outraged Pakistan

Why Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's tweet reporting harassment against her sister caused such a vicious online backlash.

Rabia Mehmood

by Rabia Mehmood

Rabia Mehmood

Asia

Kashmiris fear India wants to bring demographic change

Kashmiris fear a plea against Article 35A that guarantees special status to disputed region might be eroded.

Kashmir: Court to hear plea against Article 35A

Asia

Pakistan to host high-profile cricket match since 2009 gun attack

Pakistan is set to host its highest profile cricket match in eight years. They play Sri Lanka in a T-20 game in Lahore. Many police have been deployed, with Sri Lanka playing in Pakistan for the first time since a 2009 gun attack on their team bus.

Kashmir

'Black day' in Kashmir marks 1947 Indian army arrival

Seventy years ago on Friday, Indian forces landed in the Himalayan region sparking decades of deadly violence.

Kashmir

Kashmiris see 'little hope' in India's dialogue offer

Activists and civilians say government's appointment of interlocutor is nothing new, as past talks bore no results.

Kashmiris see 'little hope' in India's dialogue offer

Inside Story

Will Pakistan bow to US pressure?

Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson is on first Islamabad visit as Washington considers boosting India's role in Afghanistan.

Pakistan

What US wants to achieve with Tillerson's Pakistan visit

Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim has more on what the Trump administration is hoping to achieve with the visit.

Asia

Rex Tillerson to discuss US-Pakistan relations in Islamabad

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is on his first official visit to South Asia.