Experts say it's unlikely, but Pakistan's lack of a "No First Use" doctrine for nuclear weapons means it's not impossible.
Despite being declared illegal in 2017, many citizens around the country still adhere to menstrual restrictions, known regionally as chhaupadi.
Supporters of Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan, head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) Party, celebrate on a street in Islamabad on July 25th, 2018.
Supporters of Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician and head of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan attend an election campaign rally.
Pakistani Christians take part in a service at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Lahore on December 18th, 2017, for the victims of a suicide attack on a church the day prior.
The 2017 MacArthur Genius Fellowship recipient's interdisciplinary work on the Bay of Bengal teaches us that movement and migration are central forces in the making of Asian—and global—history.
Heavy monsoon rains have caused disastrous floods and left millions displaced in South Asia. Like Harvey, climate change likely played a role.
By the end of the century, deadly heat waves could become an annual occurrence in South Asia.
The Violence Against Women Act, signed into law by President Clinton in 1994, has radically changed the way Americans think about sexual and domestic violence. But recent evidence suggests that VAWA has protected certain populations of Americans far better than others.