Articles by Pakistan
Anti-Irish Hatred: Yes, Pockets Still Exist In Britain
July 24 2012 8:21 AM EDT
Liverpool, only about 130 miles from Dublin across the Irish Sea, has long attracted immigrants from Eire.
Rioting In Assam Underscores Deepening Crisis Of Illegal Migration From Bangladesh Into India
July 23 2012 9:41 AM EDT
Assam, located on the extreme northeastern edge of India, is home to some 300 tribal and ethnic groups.
Want An Assault Rifle? Yours For $600 In Aurora, Colorado
July 20 2012 5:49 PM EDT
The Kalashnikov is a modern icon - one that's responsible for uncountable deaths, possibly including those in the Colorado massacre. It's cheap, it's plentiful, and in the middle of America, pretty easy to find
India To Help Find Bangladeshi War Graves
July 20 2012 3:18 PM EDT
The number of dead from that nine-month war of secession remains unknown and controversial – estimates range from 300,000 to as many as 3-million.
Relatives Of Americans Killed In Drone Strikes Sue Obama Administration
July 18 2012 3:31 PM EDT
Relatives of U.S. citizens killed by drone strikes in Yemen have filed a lawsuit against senior members of the Obama administration, the latest legal challenge to the president's aggressive use of armed drones.
Taliban Take Credit For Bomb Destroying 22 Oil Trucks
July 18 2012 8:34 AM EDT
A bomb destroyed 22 of NATO's oil-tanker trucks parked alongside a road in northern Samangan province overnight. The fire from the massive explosion was still burning Wednesday morning.
Taliban Blocks Polio Vaccines In Remote Pakistan: Distrust Of West Puts Children's Health In Jeopardy
July 16 2012 2:17 PM EDT
Taliban militants have threatened aid workers trying to administer the polio vaccine in Pakistan, putting the lives of 250,000 children in the remote regions of South and North Waziristan at immediate risk.
India-Pakistan To Resume Cricket Ties: The Fanatic Obsession With A Colonial Sport
July 16 2012 9:42 AM EDT
65 years after independence from Great Britain, cricket (a foreign import and a remnant of colonialism) is more popular in India and Pakistan than ever.
The Energy Report - Taking the Pipeline!
July 16 2012 8:21 AM EDT
With the recent surge in Brent crude due to increased tension with Iran the announcement that oil is flowing through a pipeline to circumvent the Straits of Hormuz is somewhat comforting. While oil is trying to get a feeling for the depth of the slowdown in China there is no doubt that increased geo-political risk over Iran has added to that bullish rebound in price.
With Friends Like This: Pakistani Terror Chief Praises David Cameron For Frugal Lifestyle
July 13 2012 3:03 PM EDT
Saeed, who has a $10-million bounty on his head care of the U.S. government, commended Cameron, as well as the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, for their frugal lifestyles.
Legendary Pakistani Cricketer Alimuddin Dies At 81
July 12 2012 2:25 PM EDT
Alimuddin was reportedly the youngest person ever to have participated in first-class cricket when he played for Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy at the age of 12 .
Afghan President Invites Taliban To Join Political Mainstream, Suggests Mullah Omar Run For Office
July 12 2012 8:39 AM EDT
The Taliban, and its reclusive leader, Mullah Omar, are likely to ignore Hamid Karzai?s entreaties.
Taliban?s Love For Verse Reflects Long Tradition Of The ?Warrior-Poet?
July 10 2012 2:10 PM EDT
The Mughal empire, which at its peak ruled a vast expanse of territory from Bengal in the east to Baluchistan in the west, was deeply influenced by Persian culture and especially its poetry.
Daughter Of Former Dictator Seeks To Become First Female Leader Of South Korea
July 10 2012 11:14 AM EDT
In the event Park Geun-hye becomes president, she will be the first woman leader of the country, an unprecedented event in the region (neighbors China and Japan have never had a female as head of state, either).
Rolling Stones At 50: What A Drag It Is Getting Old
July 10 2012 6:16 AM EDT
The Beatles and Rolling Stones were inadvertently stepping into a vacuum ? the biggest rock star in the world, Elvis Presley, was inducted into the army in 1962.
Pakistan: Thousands Protest The Opening Of Supply Lines To NATO Troops In Afghanistan
July 09 2012 6:05 PM EDT
On Sunday and Monday, thousands of religious activists took to the streets in Pakistan to protest the country?s reopening of overland supply routes for NATO troops in Afghanistan.
New Great Game Being Played In Afghanistan, Without The US
July 07 2012 12:59 PM EDT
China and India are set to sink billions of dollars into Afghanistan, perhaps the world's last great untapped center for natural resources. Where is the U.S.?
What On Earth Is A ?White Muslim??
July 06 2012 11:25 AM EDT
There are, in fact, tens of millions of Muslims around the world who are ?white? -- and no one would bother to call them ?white Muslims.?
Reading Pakistan, By The Numbers
July 06 2012 10:33 AM EDT
Is Pakistan an enemy of the United States? For the past two years, the Obama administration has doggedly maintained that the South Asian nation remains a vital American ally, even as it has grappled with what it itself admits is a ?complicated? relationship.
China Vows To Crack Down On Uighur Separatists On Third Anniversary Of Deadly Riots
July 05 2012 2:03 PM EDT
Western human rights group including the British-based Amnesty International, has condemned China?s brutal policies in Xinjiang.