Photo Essays

Pakistan’s Struggle for Power

Muhammad Ali is a fixture on the streets of Lyari Town, a notoriously lawless part of Karachi, Pakistan’s commercial capital. Ali has the Sisyphean task of...

Pakistan's Waiting Place

While Pakistan grapples with how to pick itself up from its catastrophic flooding, refugees at a camp in the town of Thatta await their fate Photographs by...

Pakistan's Vulnerable North-West Passage

Armed militant groups push into Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province and its principal city, Peshawar, threatening the stability of a key transit point in the...

A Pakistan Police Academy Under Fire

Armed gunmen attacked a police academy early Monday in Lahore, killing 13 and taking dozens of police hostage in another brazen example of militant violence in...

Fashion Week in Pakistan

After repeated delays due to security concerns, models walk the runway in Pakistan Photographs for TIME by Kate Brooks / Polaris

The Aftermath of the Floods in Pakistan

Photographer Massimo Berruti documents the aftermath of the worst flooding to strike Pakistan in 80 years Photographs by Massimo Berruti / Agence Vu for TIME...

Bangladesh and Pakistan: The Forgotten War

Almost forty years ago, Bangladesh won its independence from Pakistan in a bloody, scarring war — one whose ghosts still haunt the troubled nation. A look at the...

Pakistan Beneath the Surface

The nation of 170 million is torn by many religious outlooks, class divisions and ethnic rivalries. Photographs by Alixandra Fazzina for TIME

Pakistan Votes

On February 18, after months of political turmoil, countless bomb attacks and a high profile assassination, Pakistanis go to the polls

The Pakistan Floods — Six Months On

The long-term challenge is to help the Pakistani people rebuild their lives with focus shifting to infrastructure, agriculture and basic living...