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India: Pakistan Spy Agency Executed Mumbai Attacks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — India has accused Pakistan's powerful spy agency of planning and executing the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in the strongest and most specif...

Muslims & Non-Muslims Hear about Terrorist Threat, Solutions at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

An accomplished and diverse group of people -- Muslim and non-Muslim -- who share a common concern about growing extremism and the threat it poses to ...

Gary Brooks Faulkner To Receive Medical Treatment In Pakistan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — An American who was detained in Pakistan while on a solo mission to kill Osama bin Laden has been moved to the capital city of Islamaba...

Peace Through Moderation to Intro Counter-Extremism Strategies at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

The near-tragedy in Times Square reminded us that hatred is both home-grown and foreign-born. With this is in mind, a distinguished panel will discuss...

The Importance of Remembering Where You Come From

Jacqueline Novogratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jacqueline Novogratz

There is nothing like coming home. Our hope for the future lies in the young people who can move seamlessly through different cultures while being rooted in a sense of place and family.

US Consulate Attack In Peshawar: 3 Explosions, Several Killed In Pakistan Assault

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Islamist militants unleashed a car bomb and grenade attack against a U.S. consulate in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, kil...

HotSpot in Pakistan: The Ice-Cold Horror of it All

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The Hotspot cafe shows the horrific side of Pakistan's film industry.

Salman Ashraf Khan, VP Of Catering Company To U.S. Embassy In Pakistan, Arrested In Times Square Bomb Plot

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD and KATHY GANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — The co-owner of a catering company that organized events for the U.S. Embassy is among six men detained by Pakistan for allegedly he...

Dances With Devils: Pakistan and the Taliban

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Mills

Not only does Pakistan want to preserve its own neck, it wants to be a major player in post-war Afghanistan, and if working with the U.S. to rein in the Taliban is what it takes to accomplish that, then that is the I.S.I.'s new mission.

Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan President, Screams 'Shut Up' And Has It Scrubbed From 'Net

The World Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | World


The F Word: Lifting the Veil on US Troops in Pakistan

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

"The deaths of three American soldiers in a Taliban suicide attack on Wednesday lifted the veil on United States military assistance to Pakistan." S...

Islamabad's 50 Years: A Downward Spiral in Urban Planning

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

While the civic infrastructure is in shambles and Islamabad is slowly turning into just another third world city, the Capital Development Authority has coined a new phrase: Islamabad, the beautiful.

If You Think You Know Pakistan ... Think Again

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nosheen Abbas

Slackistan succeeds in showing a different Pakistan, one that doesn't reinforce the vision of a country defined by bomb blasts, bearded militants, and rural landscapes.

Pakistan: WFP Compound Attacked By Suicide Bomber In Disguise, 5 Killed

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — A suicide bomber who killed five staffers at the U.N. food agency's headquarters in Pakistan on Monday was dressed as a security off...

Rawalpindi: Suicide bomber kills 35 near Pakistan's capital

AP | ASHRAF KHAN and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan — A suicide bomb killed 35 people near Pakistan's military headquarters Monday while a second blast wounded several police,...

Taliban Claim Responsibility For UN Blast In Pakistan; 5 Killed

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan braced for more militant attacks ahead of an anticipated offensive against a Taliban stronghold, as the insurgents said the...

Speak Truth to Power

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

What has U.S. invasion and occupation unleashed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan? And how are these wars creating security for U.S. people?

Islamabad University Attacked, 4 Killed, As Army Presses Ahead With South Waziristan Offensive

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Suicide bombers attacked an Islamic university popular with foreigners in Pakistan's capital Tuesday, killing four student...

View from Pakistan: Today's Blast

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Pakistani children may be enjoying the break, but most of them know exactly why they can't go to school. I sit stiff as one boy looks up from his video game to tell me the school buses might not be safe right now.

Attack on UN in Islamabad Will Have Serious Ripple Effects

Refugees International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Refugees International

Taliban militants have decided not to bother differentiating between armed forces and UN aid workers. They should remember, however, that they too are bound by international humanitarian law.

Pakistan Rebuffs U.S. On Taliban Crackdown

New York Times | Jane Perlez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Demands by the United States for Pakistan to crack down on the strongest Taliban warrior in Afghanistan, Siraj Haqqani, whose fighters pose the bigges...

Pakistan Takes Taliban Chief's Hometown Of Kotkai

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD and ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani soldiers captured the hometown of the country's Taliban chief Saturday, a strategic and symbolic initial prize as the army...

Afghan Election: Pressure Mounts For Karzai To Strike A Deal

The Observer | Declan Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Five US soldiers were among dozens killed in a wave of violence in Afghanistan as pressure grew on President Hamid Karzai last night to strike a power...

Urban Pak Youth Meet With Their Swat Counterparts To Work Towards Change

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

This retreat was organized by youths from Islamabad in order to share a message of progressive tolerance.

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.