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Abdul Sattar Edhi

Father Teresa's Demise -- An End And A Beginning

Talal Almas | Posted 07.20.2016 | Religion
Talal Almas

Abdul Sattar Edhi -- a man widely dubbed as "Father Teresa" -- recently lost his hard-fought battle against renal failure. Revered as a national and international hero, Edhi established an empire of heartfelt philanthropy from scratch.

Pakistani Philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi Dies at 88

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.08.2016 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Famed philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who set up one of Pakistan’s biggest welfare organizations and was revered as ...

Finally, A Good News Day For Pakistan

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.02.2015 | Religion
Jaweed Kaleem

Last winter, as I reported in Pakistan, there was one question people shot back at me in every interview: "Why doesn't the media cover anything good?" Now, Pakistanis say they finally have something to celebrate: Malala -- and her good news on front pages in America and beyond.

World's Greatest Living Humanitarian May Be From Pakistan

Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact

By Stephen Saito, TakePart A little more than a month ago, These Birds Walk, a new documentary chronicling runaway kids who have been saved by the ...

How I Made My Dream Come True, and Helped My Country

Ghalib Khalil | Posted 06.23.2012 | Teen
Ghalib Khalil

Being young and alone, I had to think of ways to get across the message. Now the only tools I had were my cellphone, my laptop and the Internet.

Exclusive: NPR's Steve Inskeep Talks About His New Book on Karachi: Can Pakistan Turn the Corner?

Anis Shivani | Posted 01.31.2012 | Books
Anis Shivani

Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR's Morning Edition, has written a most readable, informative, entertaining, and provocative narrative of contemporary Karachi. I recently had an email discussion with Inskeep about the city and the region.

Post Nobel Scribblings: What Should Be the Future Strategy of the Nobel Committee?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

There always remains room for improvement and the "committee" can also upgrade its awarding process and make it more transparent. But, the question remains the same. Will they actually do it?