Campaigners in the country want to get imitation Kalashnikovs and Glocks off the streets, saying they help breed a culture of violence among children.
Nawaz Sharif's party is regarded as having a pro-business stance, tilting toward regional cooperation and peace with the country's neighbors.
An interview with historian William Dalrymple.
In the country's unruly Khyber region, two irregular forces are vying for control -- with bloody consequences.
... and the campaign to ban it in Pakistan
The Pakistan-born London fish monger might now get a record deal.
The clash between the country's powerful military and aggressive judiciary is more intense than ever.
A classmate injured in the Taliban's assassination attempt on the 15-year-old Pakistani says the experience has only strengthened her resolve.
Even in a country with as much going against it as this one, predicting the future is still an inexact science.
Prospects dim, even as the 2014 withdrawal deadline approaches.
Why Kabul rejects recent comments by a U.S. envoy endorsing it as the country's official frontier with Pakistan
How support for Yousafzai is galvanizing a push for an offensive on the terrorist group's stronghold.