- Pakistan: Half-Million Hard Core Heroin Addicts And Counting...
August 09 2012 11:23 AM
Pakistanis consume heroin valued at $1.2 billion every year.
- Taliban Might Not Try To Kill Pakistani Presidential Hopeful 'Taliban Khan' After All
August 09 2012 9:05 AM
Militant spokesman said leaders are meeting to decide whether the man they consider a kafir (infidel) would be allowed to lead an anti-drone-attack march of thousands in Waziristan unmolested in September.
- Afghan Defense Minister Fired By Parliament, Then ‘Quits’
August 07 2012 1:09 PM
Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, the interior minister who led the Afghan police force, was also fired.
- Pizza In Pakistan: Another Face Of Globalization
August 07 2012 11:06 AM
The success of Pizza Hut and other foreign food companies suggest that Pakistanis are moving away from traditional meals, even during the holidays.
- Pakistani Police Jailed For Parading Adulterous Couple Naked Through Streets
August 06 2012 2:07 PM
Mobile phone footage of the incident shows the police beating the man.
- Pakistan Sacks Top Law Officer For Performing Menial Tasks At Sikh Temples
August 03 2012 2:43 PM
Khan said he performed those humble duties as a goodwill gesture and to promote better relations between faiths.
- Why Is Iran Building Ties With The Taliban?
August 02 2012 6:41 AM
Interestingly, Iran and the Taliban have watched each other warily for the past fifteen years.
- The Return of Moslemuddin Sarkar: Bangladeshi Man Missing For 23 Years Goes Home
August 01 2012 1:37 PM
Sarkar is in his early 50s and got married during his sojourn in India.
- Pakistan, U.S. Sign Deal To Reopen Supply NATO Routes, Deliver Military Aid
July 31 2012 3:39 PM
An agreement signed by the United States and Pakistan on Tuesday has determined some logistical details concerning NATO's usage of Pakistan land routes to transfer supplies to troops in Afghanistan.
- Will Vietnam Become First Asian Nation To Legalize Gay Marriage?
July 30 2012 12:30 PM
Vietnam is an odd country to considering legalizing gay marriage since it has a poor record on human rights.
- Peacocks, Revered Symbol Of Indian Subcontinent, Dying Out From Disease
July 30 2012 11:17 AM
There are estimated to be at least 30,000 wild peacocks in the Thai desert, but their numbers have been steadily declining in recent years.
- Huge Power Blackout Highlights India’s Energy Crisis, Poor Infrastructure
July 30 2012 9:46 AM
“The country is facing a huge supply shortfall this summer."
- Tigers, Bears, And Tanks: A Strange Legacy of The Korean War Armistice
July 27 2012 1:23 PM
A bit of good news, from one of the scariest places on the planet, to mark the anniversary of 59 years of non-peace.
- Cost Of A Human Life In India: $3.60
July 27 2012 11:18 AM
The premature baby needed the incubator in order to survive and died shortly after being taken away from the life-saving machine.
- Ethnic Clashes In Northeastern India Repetition Of Past; Assam Government Accused Of Ignoring Warnings
July 27 2012 6:42 AM
Ethnic violence in India's northeastern state of Assam, which has left 58 dead and 200,000 displaced so far, was a tragedy waiting to happen, affected by the influx of immigrants who mostly came from the former East Pakistan before it became Bangladesh in 1971.
- Mitt Romney Makes 'Disconcerting' Olympic Gaffe In London
July 26 2012 4:15 PM
Mitt Romney caused a scandal before his first diplomatic trip to London when he referred to the preparation for the Olympic Games as “disconcerting.”
- Britain Piloted Drones In 2011 Libya Campaign: Parliament
July 26 2012 3:42 PM
The British Parliament confirmed on Thursday that members of the country's Royal Air Force operated drones in Libya during 2011.
- All Hail President Mitt: Why Did MI6 Spymaster Give Romney His Own Intelligence Briefing?
July 26 2012 3:10 PM
Does the British hierarchy think Romney will be "their man" in Washington this time next year? Is Whitehall hoping to make good the "special relationship" that has become a little tired under Obama?
- Burma’s Rohingya: A New Lightning Rod For Islamic Militants?
July 26 2012 11:02 AM
Pakistani militants have vowed revenge for the Burmese attacks on Muslims.
- India Ready To Be A Rule-Maker, Says Shashi Tharoor (EXCLUSIVE)
July 26 2012 3:53 AM
India’s foreign policy helps in the acceleration of its growth, preserve its strategic autonomy, and protect its people says Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha).