Pakistan is a Muslim-majority South Asian country carved out of the erstwhile British India empire in 1947. The country's capital is Islamabad.
Pakistan is a federal republic comprising of four provinces and several territories. It is the second most populous Muslim nation in the world. Post independence, the country has seen several military coups overthrow democratic governments and fought three major wars with neighboring India. This page collates recent DW content on Pakistan.
A top security official and several candidates have been killed in the run-up to the Afghan vote. But Germany's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan tells DW he's still optimistic about the country's future.
Islamabad is Pakistan's capital and the richest city in the country. But this beautiful city has dozens of slums inhabited by the minority Christian community. Most of them work as servants for affluent residents. Arsalan Khalid reports.
Pakistan's new government, headed by PM Imran Khan, is urging the expat community to donate generously to a dam fund. But the crowdfunding drive has so far attracted more criticism than donations. Haroon Janjua reports.