Born in Saudi Arabia, Rutaba Yaqub went to Pakistan to study engineering. While she was there she discovered a love for singing — and she's found that conservative Pakistan is the place that givers her the freedom to really develop her music.
Um-E Salma was just 17 when she was married. And she was scared. But she wouldn't let the marriage, or the daughter who came a little while later, deter her from her dreams. And now she's hoping her daughter has a better path.
Sana Mir is well-known as a cricket star — and rightly so. She's put women's cricket in Pakistan on the international stage. But she's also changing perceptions of what it means to be a Pakistani woman, at home and abroad.
In Lahore, Pakistan, a clothing ad featuring a mini flashmob to Beyonce’s "Run The World (Girls)" sparked a backlash from both feminists and religious conservatives, and cyber threats to the performers.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai has threatened to send troops into neighboring Pakistan because militants from Pakistan have been making cross-border raids; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets more from The World's Quil Lawrence who's in Kabul.
Pakistan's security forces are continuing to pursue Islamist militias that threaten the northwest city of Peshawar; David Rhode co-wrote a recent article on the topic and he talks with anchor Marco Werman.
The World's Katy Clark reports on the future of US-Pakistan relations, and the battle against extremists based in Pakistan's lawless tribal areas, as Pakistan's new Prime Minister was in Washington today for a meeting with President Bush
Pakistani intelligence agents have long been suspected of helping extremist groups, but US officials allege that things are worse than ever now, and Washington's options are limited, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.