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The Crude Exuberance of Pakistani Talk Shows

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

The Pakistani talk shows, though exuberant, are for the most part crude, unruly, and uneducated, potentially as detrimental to the dissemination of quality ideas as are the savvy but highly filtered talk shows in the U.S. corporatist media.

With Friends Like These...

Aki Peritz | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Aki Peritz

Where would Pakistan turn for international support if America indeed withdraws its helping hand? The answer is likely Pakistan's "all weather friend," the People's Republic of China.

Pakistani Minister For Minorities Gunned Down

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

March 2, 2011 6:47:13 AM ISLAMABAD, March 2 (Reuters) - Pakistani Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti, who has been calling for changes in the cou...

Plane crash in Pakistan kills all 152 on board

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A passenger jet crashed into the hills surrounding Pakistan's capital amid poor weather Wednesday, killing all 152 people on board ...

Deaths in Pakistan UN office blast

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Explosion inside World Food Programme's offices in Islamabad causes deaths....

Deaths in Pakistan university blast

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least six killed and nine injured at Islamabad's International Islamic University....

Kashmiri dispute looms large in politics of South Asia | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A de-miner near Srinagar, Kashmir. Photo: Flickr user Haumont Ambassador S. Azmat Hassan is a former Ambassador of Pakistan to Malaysia, Syria and Mo...

Twin blasts hit Pakistan university

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least two killed and nine injured in Islamabad's International Islamic University....

Brigadier killed in Pakistan ambush

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gunmen attack military vehicle in Islamabad, killing at least two army personnel....

Elite Pakistani Students Pick Up Trash To Clean Up The Country

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

Tired of hearing people complain about what's wrong with Pakistan, these students decided to do something about it by meeting every Sunday to clean up trash.

The U.S. and the Afghan Tragedy

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

American policies in Afghanistan in the 1980s intentionally initiated the way to drag young Afghans towards extremism and war.

Islamabad Police Station Hit By Bomb Explosion

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A bomb has exploded at a police station in Islamabad, Pakistan's capital, as the military continues to battle Taliban fighters in the northwest of the...

U.S. pledges $100M to help displaced Pakistanis

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Pakistani girl displaced by the offensive against the Taliban rests at a camp Saturday north of Islamabad. CNN The United States is sending $100 ...

Pakistan Hit With Three Suicide Attacks In 24 Hours

New York Times | JANE PERLEZ and PIR ZUBAIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a crowded Shiite mosque just south of the capital on Sunday, killing at least 26 people. It was th...

Islamabad Police Base Hit By Suicide Bomber

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suicide bomber has killed at least five paramilitary police in an attack on a security base in the Pakistan capital, Islamabad, police say....

More Military Aid to Pakistan? Think Again...

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | World
Derek Henry Flood

The United States must stop looking at the short term in Pakistan, as insurgencies are not a short term problem.

Best for Obama Not toTalk About theTaliban

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Obama's recent decision to escalate troop presence in Afghanistan, by adding an additional 4,000 troops will be easier to pitch at home and abroad, if...