The Express Tribune Newslab

For Peshawar

Remembering the 147 who died on December 16, 2014

The cost of Pakistan

Listen to narratives from the most significant event in 20th century South Asia: the 1947 Partition

Drink of death

Clouded judgment and silence over toxic liquor fatalities


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

Countryside Escape

An itinerant travels through the countryside and shares the tales of Sindh



When a city of 22 million has only 19 fire stations