Latest from Pamela Constable

India’s covid surge has killed more than 500 doctors and sickened hundreds of others since March, stretching staffs thin

Shortages have left hospitals struggling to fill shifts, keep operations going and maintain staff morale.
  • May 28, 2021

The mystery of the hundreds of bodies found in India’s Ganges river

The cost of a cremation has quintupled as coronavirus deaths soar.
  • May 22, 2021

Cyclone Tauktae strikes India’s west coast, disrupting crucial battle against coronavirus

Thousands have been evacuated inland, and vaccine campaigns have been suspended.
  • May 17, 2021

Next door to hard-hit India, coronavirus cases surge in Nepal

The wave has rapidly overwhelmed hospitals and depleted medical supplies in the Himalayan country of 30 million.
  • May 14, 2021

If the Taliban take power again, will Afghans have died in vain?

The flawed U.S. presence lifted expectations about what kind of society they could have.
  • Apr 16, 2021

With the departure of the world’s loneliest elephant, Islamabad’s zoo has closed — but its empty cages hold clues to its animals’ suffering

Officials plan to create a modern conservation park on the grounds of the former Marghazar Zoo.
  • Jan 10, 2021

The mysterious murder of an Afghan election monitor sends a chill through Kabul

Government blames Taliban but group denial raises more questions.
  • Jan 9, 2021

Troubled Afghan-Taliban peace talks resume amid violence, accusations

The United States denounced the insurgents for the spate of civilian assassinations.
  • Jan 5, 2021

Taliban carrying out campaign of terror in Afghan capital ahead of peace talks next week

Police forces in Kabul have been doubled, with remote bombings and strikes by gunmen occurring almost daily.
  • Jan 1, 2021