Pakistan has reported just over 100 coronavirus-related deaths but experts have warned that the country of 215 million people could see a rapid and devastating increase due to its shortage of medical infrastructure and crowded cities.
The United Arab Emirates wants foreigners to fly out as soon as possible but their home countries might have trouble accepting them.
The government's reluctance to ban congregational prayers carries within it the fraught tensions of Pakistan's identity.
As fears of a global recession grow as a result of the Covid-19 spread, African countries, along with the World Bank, have issued calls for a moratorium on debt payments.
The US trails far behind other countries that prioritise humanity over politics.
Covid-19 could test the overstretched health system of two of South Asia’s largest countries.
Neither the leaders of India, Pakistan nor Afghanistan have shown the domestic urgency or the regional diplomacy required to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
Poor countries are saddled with billions in loans from rich countries, and the coronavirus threatens to trap them in a vicious cycle of debt.
Pakistan's anti-graft body NAB arrested Mir Shakeel-ur-Rehman, the owner and editor-in-chief of Pakistan's largest independent group of newspapers and TV stations in a decades-old case related to allegations of tax evasion in a real estate purchase.
Any attempts to revive this long-planned alliance will be ineffective in trying to counter China, and instead will simply be viewed as an alliance of Islamophobes.
The presence of Pakistani Pakhtun leaders at Ashraf Ghani’s inauguration angers some, but experts say it’s not a big deal.
Saudi Arabia's prioritising of profit over principle has grown exponentially under Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.
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