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  1. July 20, 2014

    A few Brics short of a firewall

    During last week’s meeting of the Brics nations in Fortaleza, Brazil, one item of unusual substance emerged from the...

  2. June 22, 2014

    Thousands flee as Pakistan attacks Sunni extremists

    One-third of a million civilians have fled Pakistan’s North Waziristan region along the Afghan border as Pakistani armed...

  1. June 16, 2014

    Pakistan launches new military offensive against Taliban

    Pakistan’s army was on Monday deployed across the country’s leading cities to protect against a militant backlash, a day...

  2. The A-List

    June 10, 2014

    Pakistan must unleash the military on the militants

    The horrifying suicide attack on Karachi airport by Pakistani Taliban will place the government on a direct collision course...

  3. FT Photo Diary

    June 2, 2014

    Cooling off

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Pakistani day laborer Hassanain Ahmad cools off under a water supply pipe as the temperature rises in...

  4. The A-List

    June 1, 2014

    Pakistan’s polio disgrace

    For a country of 200m, with a modern economy, an elected democratic government, nuclear weapons and one of the largest...

  5. May 24, 2014

    Pakistan’s Sharif to attend inauguration of Indian PM Modi

    Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister, is to attend the oath-taking ceremony of India’s newly elected prime minister...

  6. April 20, 2014

    Tensions high in Pakistan after attack on prominent journalist

    The brother of a prominent Pakistani journalist wounded by gunmen at the weekend has blamed the country’s security services...

  7. FT Photo Diary

    April 9, 2014

    Islamabad bomb attack

    Sohail Shahzad/EPA People comfort a relative of one of the victims of a bomb blast in Islamabad, Pakistan. At least 23...

  8. April 9, 2014

    Pakistan market attack leaves 23 dead

    At least 23 people were killed and up to 40 injured on Wednesday in a powerful bomb blast at the main fruit and vegetable...

  9. March 31, 2014

    Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf charged with treason

    Pakistan’s former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf was indicted for high treason and denied permission to leave the...

  10. FT Photo Diary

    March 28, 2014

    Navigating Islamabad's muddy streets

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP An elderly Afghan refugee man walks toward the main road through a muddy slippery track, during a...

  11. FT Photo Diary

    March 20, 2014

    Washer women in Islamabad

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Pakistani women, wash their laundry at a water reservoir, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. The...

  12. beyondbrics

    March 14, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Bourses hit by China and Ukraine fears | Asian markets lost momentum amid heightened uncertainty over...

  13. March 14, 2014

    Saudi Arabia gives financial aid to Pakistan

    Saudi Arabia has given $1.5bn to Pakistan to bolster the country’s falling foreign currency reserves and help cement...

  14. FT Photo Diary

    March 11, 2014

    Living among the sewage

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP An Afghan refugee looks at men trying to clear sewage paths so rainwater can drain, an attempt to avoid...

  15. FT Photo Diary

    March 7, 2014

    Refugee school in Pakistan

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP An Afghan refugee reads from the board while he and other schoolchildren attend their classes at a...

  16. The A-List

    March 5, 2014

    The Saudis and Pakistan’s strategic shift on Syria

    At the behest of Saudi Arabia, Pakistan has made a strategic shift from its so far neutral position on Syria’s civil war –...

  17. FT Photo Diary

    February 24, 2014

    Study and sleep at a Pakistan madrassa

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Pakistani students of a madrassa, or Islamic school, sleep while others study in a Mosque in Islamabad,...

  18. FT Photo Diary

    February 20, 2014

    World Day of Social Justice

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP An Afghan refugee, five-year-old Hamagai Akbar, attends an event on UN World Day of Social Justice, at...

  19. February 13, 2014

    Pakistan attacks cast doubt on Taliban talks

    Eleven policeman were killed and more than 30 injured in an attack on a Karachi bus on Thursday blamed on Taliban...

  20. February 4, 2014

    Pakistan peace talks with Taliban delayed

    Exploratory peace talks between Pakistan’s government and the country’s extremist Taliban militants hit a last-minute hitch....

  21. FT Photo Diary

    February 3, 2014

    Clearing a sewage path

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Pakistani men clear open sewage paths in a poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan,...

  22. February 3, 2014

    Pakistan nears gas deal with Qatar to power electricity needs

    Electricity-starved Pakistan is close to signing a deal with Qatar worth as much as $2.5bn a year for the supply of...

  23. FT Photo Diary

    January 28, 2014

    Waiting for Madrasa

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Dressed in a burka, a Pakistani child, whose family was displaced from Pakistan’s tribal areas due to...

  24. FT Photo Diary

    January 28, 2014

    Young Afghan refugee in Pakistan

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Afghan refugee, laiba Hazrat, 6, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. For more than three...

  25. January 1, 2014

    Musharraf fails to appear at Pakistan treason trial

    Pakistan’s former military ruler, 70-year-old General Pervez Musharraf, failed to appear in court for the start of his trial...

  26. December 22, 2013

    World diary: December 23 - December 29

    • Companies week ahead • Economic Outlook: Recovery watchers keep eye on inflation • See a full guide to the week’s Economic...

  27. FT Photo Diary

    December 19, 2013

    Koran lessons in Islamabad

    B.K. Bangash/AP Sakina waits for a teacher to recite verses from the Koran during religion class at a local mosque in...

  28. beyondbrics

    December 15, 2013

    The week ahead: Dec 15-20

    The week ahead in emerging markets: India’s rate decision, China Flash PMI, and Putin’s annual Q&A. Sunday, December 15 The...

  29. December 8, 2013

    World diary: December 9 - December 15

    • Companies week ahead • Economic Outlook: Expectations rise of US taper buying decision • See a full guide to the week’s...

  30. FT Photo Diary

    December 5, 2013

    Afghan refugees in Pakistan

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Afghan refugee children lie on a pile of straw gathered for the livestock, while playing in a poor...

  31. FT Photo Diary

    November 25, 2013

    Fighting polio in Pakistan

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP A woman in Islamabad, Pakistan, takes her child to a health worker to be vaccinated against polio. More...

  32. FT Photo Diary

    November 15, 2013

    Taking shelter from the elements

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Ibrahim Mohammed, who was displaced with his family from Pakistan’s tribal region due to fighting...

  33. FT Photo Diary

    November 7, 2013

    Youth cuts it as street barber in Islamabad

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Street barber Daniel Rahmat, 12, waits for customers on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. ...

  34. November 3, 2013

    Pakistan uproar over US drone killing of Taliban chief

    The killing of Pakistan’s Taliban leader by a US drone has prompted threats to block US forces withdrawing from Afghanistan...

  35. FT Photo Diary

    October 31, 2013

    Smiles on the swings

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP An Afghan refugee boy and his sister enjoy a ride on an improvised swing, in a poor neighbourhood on...

  36. FT Photo Diary

    October 29, 2013

    Afghan refugee in Islamabad

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP A young Afghan refugee sits on the side of an alley in a poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of...

  37. FT Photo Diary

    October 24, 2013

    Horsemen of Islamabad

    B.K. Bangash/AP Horsemen get ready for a race during a tent-pegging competition in Sangjani, near Islamabad, Pakistan   ...

  38. October 23, 2013

    Legal or not, drone strikes set a dangerous precedent

    It is a beautiful morning in Seattle when, over Puget Sound, a glinting object is spotted in the sky. Within minutes an...

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