Pakistan

Pakistan's Earthquake Was So Strong It Spawned a Whole New Island

A burbling volcano of mud rose out of the Arabian Sea like some Lovecraftian nightmare.

Asher J. Kohn

Imagining a Drone-Proof City

A sci-fi riff on Middle Eastern building traditions.

Reuters

A 'Daughter of the Nation'

Signs of support for Malala Yousufzai from around the world.

Reuters

Pakistan's Looming Water Crisis

Water access and infrastructure concerns will only heighten as the country shifts toward an urban majority.

Reuters

There Are More Refugees Living in Urban Areas Than in Rural Refugee Camps

A new UN report shows the urban face of global displacement.

Reuters

The Challenge of Managing Diversity

Lessons I learned from two communities on opposite sides of the world

A pool hall is constructed on a Karachi roadway median. Courtesy Steve Inskeep

In Karachi, Irregular Neighborhoods Are Anything But

An estimated half of the population of Pakistan's largest city lives in unauthorized homes