India said Pakistan was meddling in its internal affairs, but previous meetings haven't triggered diplomatic rows. Both countries claim sovereignty over Kashmir.
Pakistani officials repelled a bloody assault on Karachi's international airport that left at least 28 dead. The Taliban have claimed responsibility and said it was revenge for a US drone strike.
A successful businessman, an artist, an aspiring public servant, and a mufti are all faces of Pakistan's rising generation – the 60 percent of the population that is under 30. Many are challenging what one Millennial calls a 'culture of dependency.'
As US president Barack Obama looks to mend ties with Saudi Arabia in Riyadh today, the Saudis hope to shore up regional support. Their $1.5 billion gift has raised suspicions among Pakistanis.
A recent attack on pipelines by ethnic Baloch separatists underscores that Islamic militants are far from the only security threat in Pakistan.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a gold rush in Canada, making global disorder work, tracking Daniel Pearl's killer, the plight of child brides, and Malcolm Gladwell's journey back to faith.