A Pakistani military offensive uprooted 900,000 tribesmen from areas under Taliban-control, giving health workers in Bannu a rare opportunity to vaccinate people beyond their reach.
While in Pakistan reporting on polio, reporter Tim McGirk has an unexpected "dinner" with the father of the country's nuclear weapons program.
In the wake of World War II, there was one affliction America couldn’t shake: polio. When virologists rallied to fight back, a rift developed between two scientists: Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin.
Amid the trash-filled streets, bleak concrete-block storefronts, and grimy open-air workshops, Pakistan’s decorated trucks stand out in their colorful and vibrantly ornate aesthetics.
Health workers—many of them women—continue to face bullets and bombs as they inoculate children.
Pakistani doctor's role in health campaign sparked local suspicions that efforts to fight polio were part of a Western plot.
Volunteers fighting polio in Pakistan are under attack as a result of a U.S. health program to track an al Qaeda leader.
Karachi makes headlines with spectacular terror attacks, but the city's real insecurity problems are more mundane and intractable.
The closing of one girls' school has kept a whole generation of girls in a rural Pakistani village from getting the education their sisters and mothers got.
Pulitzer Center grantee Matthieu Aikins' interview with author Omar Shahid Hamid on The Prisoner and gangs in Pakistan.
In Pakistan, the mask of ethnic and religious hatred hides the true gears of power.
Pulitzer Center grantee Beenish Ahmed provides a glimpse into the disparity of opportunity in Pakistan's education system with these portraits of school children.