The Express Tribune Newslab

Bring your own bribe

Take a walk through the long and corrupt path to the visitor’s lounge at Karachi Central Jail

Whose line is it anyway?

The Express Tribune explores problems that are literally standing in the way of these metro buses

For Peshawar

Remembering the 147 who died on December 16, 2014

Aqua Final

There was once a city that sat at the mouth of a river but used tankers, not pipes, to bring water to its people. And then one summer, when even that supply started to run dry they began to wonder why this was happening…

Karachi's Wine Stories

Muslims are not allowed to drink alcohol in Pakistan, and so about a hundred wine stores in Karachi only cater to the non-Muslim population — officially

The Express Tribune explains foreign debt

In a series of charts and maps, The Express Tribune explains Pakistan’s foreign debt, how it works, and how, for all the calls of ‘trade not aid’, the dependence looks set to continue

Cult of Kayani

From statecraft to counterterrorism, and from operational tactics to troop facilities, outgoing army chief has left his stamp on the institution

Four Kings

The man who will replace General Kayani, though still officially unidentified, will most probably be drawn from four main contenders and one dark horse