Hopes that US and Taliban officials might begin peace talks Thursday came to nothing, following a diplomatic breakdown between Washington and Kabul over the nature of the Taliban's new office in Doha, Qatar.
Two factory blazes in Pakistan killed more than 300 workers last night, highlighting the country's problems with workplace safety. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool says Pakistan's cheap clothing sold to Western markets comes at the cost of safety features.
The influential governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, Salman Taseer, has died after being shot by one of his bodyguards in the capital, Islamabad. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool in Islamabad.
The government of Pakistan is struggling to survive after a key party quit the ruling coalition. Anchor Katy Clark discusses the impact of this for the fight against Islamic extremists with the BBC's Aleem Maqbool in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.
Pakistani tribesman are taking the CIA to court over allegations that US drone strikes killed their relatives. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool talks with Lisa Mullins about the drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal region.