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Pakistani education rights activist Malala Yousafzai, 16, finished second in our Asia's Person of the Year poll last year. Can she win in 2013? (Yui Mok/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Help Us Choose Asia's Person of the Year for 2013

Who will follow in the footsteps of 2011 winner Aung San Suu Kyi and 2012 winner Imran Khan and take the honor for 2013? That's totally up to you. more
Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski (middle row, R) welcomes the crowd at the 2013 Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit in Zhenjiang, China, on Dec. 6, 2013. (Asia Society)

Meet the Group of Asian Young Leaders Putting 'Passion Into Action'

Asia Society's Tom Nagorski reports on some of the many powerful moments in a three-day gathering aimed at bringing great minds and talent together to tackle issues across the Asia Pacific. more
L to R: Sadia Yousaf, Batool Fatima, Sana Mir, Asmavia Iqbal and Qanita Jalil of the Pakistan Women's Cricket Team, featured in "The Other Half of Tomorrow." (Andreas Burgess)

Screening: Documentary Shows Faces of 'Tomorrow's' Pakistan

A new documentary, screening Nov. 21 at Asia Society New York, gives audiences a major opportunity to see other sides of contemporary Pakistan. more
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (L) with U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on Oct. 23, 2013. (Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

Abbas: Obama and Sharif Meeting Signals Action Must Follow Words

U.S.-Pakistan relations are clearly improving, notes Asia Society Senior Adviser Hassan Abbas, but American drone strikes are an increasingly divisive sticking point. more
Pakistani student Malala Yousafzai poses for photographers before a panel discussion in New York City on Oct. 10, 2013, the same day she was awarded the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Malala Yousafzai Doesn't Need a Nobel Prize to Inspire Her Fellow Pakistanis

Despite threats to her life, the courageous teenager still wants to return and do something good for Pakistan. Her countrymen, writes Mehmal Sarfraz, can take heart from her example. more
Attendees of the India-Pakistan Regional Young Leaders Initiative forum in Islamabad last month.

What You Get When Young Leaders From India and Pakistan Sit Around the Same Table

At a recent Asia Society forum in Islamabad 11 rising stars shared personal stories and their visions for Indo-Pakistan relations, and their recommendations to turn those common dreams into reality in the not too distant future. more

Weighing in on the State of India-Pakistan Relations

Asia 21's India-Pakistan Regional Young Leaders discuss relations between their two nations and share their thoughts on third party involvement in future talks. more
Pakistani survivors gather around their destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran on September 25, 2013. (Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Walking Through the Ruins in Pakistan

Pakistani survivors gather around their destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran on September 25, 2013. (Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images) more
Ram Jethmalani and Charles C. Foster. (SLMotley)

Jethmalani Challenges U.S. to Do More for India

Jethmalani said President Obama’s attitude toward Pakistan is “absolutely incomprehensible.” more
Bindiya Rana, president of Pakistan's Gender Interactive Alliance. (Courtesy Bindiya Rana)

Interview: Pakistani Transgender Activist Looks to 'New Dawn' of Rights, Dignity

From Karachi, recent candidate for public office Bindiya Rana reflects on legislative victories for her community. more