If you suffer from spring allergies, take heart that you aren't in Islamabad, Pakistan, where pollen counts are some of the highest in the world. Reporter Bina Shah just visited the city and couldn't wait to get out.
Along India's remote northern border, a writer finds that country borders — and even nationality — make little difference to people day by day. Yet the India-Pakistan partition is still very much a powerful memory.
Pakistan's had a strict ban on YouTube since the controversial "Innocence of Muslims" video was posted there in 2012. But Pakistan's musicians and artists say the ban has moved from being about religion to being about politics. And they want it lifted.
Warren Weinstein worked for USAID in Pakistan before he was abducted by unknown men. He has been held since 2011 by men thought to be members of al-Qaeda. As the third anniversary of his kidnapping approaches, his daughter wants to see him back home.