Attitudes towards terrorism in Pakistan can be complicated, but the attack on a Peshawar school on Monday may have tipped the balance against the Taliban and other militant groups. The brutal assault seems to have shifted the mood among Pakistani politicians, even those who usually take softer lines on terror.
Severe flooding has killed more than 240 in Pakistan and forced thousands more from their homes. With the Pakistani government wrapped in its own political drama, ordinary citizens have taken a central role in relief efforts and documenting the tragedy.
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.
A Saudi Arabian cleric is making waves in his effort to keep women off the roads — by arguing that they'll damage their ovaries if they do. Women in the rest of the world must surely be puzzled by that argument. All that and more in today's Global Scan.
Pakistan faces a recurring problem keeping the lights on. And not just the lights, but also the factories. There are regular blackouts in the country, but the new prime minister has promised to get the power turned back on, and kept on regularly.
Pakistan marked a monumental moment this weekend, with voters successfully electing a new individual to be the nation's prime minister. It marks the first time the country has successfully had a peaceful, democratic transfer of power.
Nawaz Sharif, the man most likely to become Pakistan's next prime minister has set two priorities: Boosting his country's economy, and peace for Pakistan. Journalist Beenish Ahmed tells host Marco Werman that Sharif has some worrisome comments for the US.
When Pakistan goes to the polls, their ballots will not have the names of any contesting parties on them. Using symbols on ballots has been standard procedure in Pakistani elections for decades, because over 40 percent of adult Pakistanis are illiterate.
Pakistan's ruling coalition has fallen apart, with the leader of one major party pulling out of the government. That increases the uncertainty in Pakistan, a key U-S ally. Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Charles Haviland in Islamabad.
Today the leaders of Pakistan's ruling coalition government announced they want to impeach President Pervez Musharraf, and Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the BBC's Mark Dummett in Islamabad about this latest challenge to Musharraf's rule.