Country: Pakistan

Pakistani and Indian soldiers lower the flags of their countries during a daily ceremony at the Wagha border between the two countries (photo: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and religion

The instrumentalisation of religion

An unmanned US Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on a moonlit night, 31 January 2010  (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/K. Wigglesworth)

Interview with journalist Chris Woods on drone warfare

"It's not risk-free war, it's displaced war"

Members of the Baloch community protesting against the Pakistani government (photo: DW/A. Ghani Kakar)

The Baloch community in Pakistan and Iran

A forgotten conflict that is very much alive

Tariq Ali (photo: picture-alliance/Efigie-Leemage)

Book review: "The Islam Quintet" by Tariq Ali

A wonderful reminder of Islam's contribution to world culture

Eric Maddox addressing a gathering of people taking part in a Virtual Iftar Project dinner (photo: Lora Lucero)

The Virtual Iftar Project

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"It is harder to ignore, vilify or harm those with whom we have broken bread"

Pankaj Mishra at the book fair in Leipzig, 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with author and essayist Pankaj Mishra

"Secularisation has really created a void of understanding"

The Kominas (photo: Eddie Austin/Facebook.com/Kominas)

The Kominas

More than just a Muslim punk band

The Pakistani scholar of Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (photo: picture-alliance/AP/M. Dunham)

Curriculum initiative by British Muslims

Using religion to fight terrorism

Member of the Creative Frontiers team working on "Paasban" (photo: Creative Frontiers)

Fighting extremism through the medium of comics

"We needed to do more than just attend candlelight vigils"

Jamila, an elderly Hindu from North Waziristan, and her grandson in a shelter in Bannu, Pakistan (photo: Kiran Nazish)

Hindus in Pakistan

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"I want to preserve my Hindu bloodline in North Waziristan"

The Mekaal Hasan Band (source: Facebook page of the Mekaal Hasan Band)

New music from Pakistan

A captivating mix of sounds

Jame'asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (photo: Reuters/Ahim Rani)

Book review: Sadakat Kadri's "Heaven on Earth"

What is justice?

Remembering the victims of the Taliban attack on a military school in December 2014 in Peshwar, Pakistan (photo: DW/F. Khan)

Islam in Pakistan

The myth of the Muslim monolith

Mona Shaikh (photo: Ash Gupta/838 Media Group)

Interview with comedian Mona Shaikh

"Being able to create a dialogue is a very important step for me"

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