Articles by Pakistan
Pakistan: Half-Million Hard Core Heroin Addicts And Counting...
August 09 2012 11:23 AM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
“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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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).