India’s Modi joins great power game

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PM has disappointed at home but been energetic and assertive internationally

Can China bring peace to south Asia?

Region looks to see if Beijing will take up the slack as west withdraws from Afghanistan, says Ahmed Rashid

Pakistan delays $800m OGDCL stake sale

Blow to privatisation push at centre of efforts to revive economy

Bomb kills 57 at Pakistan-India border

Blast is most severe terror attack for more than a year

Isis spectre looms over Pakistan

Anxiety grows over Islamists expanding their reach

Pakistani Taliban leaders turn to Isis

Announcement suggests rivalry between Islamist factions

File photo of Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai posing for pictures during a photo opportunity at the United Nations in the Manhattan borough of New York August 18, 2014. Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Ocotber 10, 2014 together with Kailash Satyarthi (not pictured). REUTERS/Andrea Da Silva/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS HEADSHOT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Malala and Satyarthi win Nobel Prize

Pakistani schoolgirl and Indian children’s activist share award

India warns Pakistan over Kashmir clashes

Heaviest fighting since 2003 has seen 17 civilians killed

Pakistan seeks $2bn from privatisations

Return to global markets marks end of crisis, says Islamabad

Population, not politics, threatens Pakistan

Explosion in number of inhabitants could have dire consequences

Pakistan opposition parties warn protesters

Pakistan protesters fail to live up to ideals

Q&A: Pakistan protests

Pakistan army evicts TV station protesters

Seizing suggests government’s grip is loosening

Pakistan anti-Sharif protest turns violent

Army chief calls for meeting of top commanders

Pakistan army chief summons Khan, Qadri

Crisis efforts underline renewed military influence

Pakistan PM rejects resignation call

Sharif’s defiance increases likelihood of military intervention

Khan’s party quits Pakistan’s parliament

Persistent demonstrations raise fears of military intervention

Deranged killers who pose as terrorists

The disturbed and the deluded swell the ranks of a black-clad army

Protesters enter Islamabad’s ‘red zone’