Stories By Hasan Abdullah
101 Mar 2015 Sun
A former leader of a banned organisation and a man declared a terrorist by the US is gradually gaining support from people in Pakistan's capital city. He does so by operating a parallel justice system, setting a dangerous precedent for a country struggling to eradicate militancy.
223 Feb 2015 Mon
Despite securing financial and technical help to resolve its power crisis, Pakistan's severe electricity shortage is expected to continue for the next few years.
320 Feb 2015 Fri
In an exclusive interview with Channel NewsAsia's Hasan Abdullah, a former aide to Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has urged Pakistan to revive its policies of supporting the Taliban.
404 Feb 2015 Wed
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which includes the linking of Pakistan's Gwadar port to China's Xinjiang Region, faces numerous challenges ranging from insurgency and territorial disputes to extreme weather.
501 Feb 2015 Sun
The Islamic State (IS) militant group has just announced the appointment of its commander for Pakistan and Afghanistan, despite Islamabad's denial of an IS network in the country.
625 Jan 2015 Sun
Baloch human rights groups accuse the state of having abducted thousands of Baloch activists, often using violent methods, to give up information about militant groups that operate in the region.
724 Jan 2015 Sat
Pakistan's largest and poorest province Balochistan has the unfortunate reputation of being a transit route for drug smugglers, who bring products across the border from sellers in the Gulf states and Iran.
822 Jan 2015 Thu
As the Islamic State (IS) militant group continues to recruit beyond Iraq and Syria, some experts view hugely polarised Pakistan as fertile ground for further radicalisation.
919 Jan 2015 Mon
Pakistan is facing a major oil crisis that has hit the country's transport industry hard, while causing daily power outages of more than 12 hours.
1014 Jan 2015 Wed
Pakistani analysts say that while Islamabad and Washington are now on the same page over militancy, Pakistan's concerns must be addressed.