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Pakistan in 2011: The Downward Spiral Continued

Saad Khan | Posted 02.29.2012 | World
Saad Khan

Compared with the previous year, Pakistanis did not see any improvement in their lives in 2011. The downward spiral continued and life became tougher. One can only hope that the year 2012 will bring some relief to their sad faces.

Pakistan in 2010: Blood, Flood and Drones

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Many Pakistanis do not expect their fortunes to rise in 2011. All they want is peace and a little financial stability. Here's hoping that they will see some light at the end of the tunnel.

Pakistan Cricket: Allegations Infinitum

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Saad Khan

There has been a state of utter confusion and mayhem in Pakistani cricket for the last two weeks.

Pakistanis Turn a Controversial Cricketer into a National Hero

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

There are many unsung heroes in Pakistan fighting poverty and extremism. We need to revere and idolize them, not a controversial sports personality.

The Death of Sports in Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

The sports structure of Pakistan has come tumbling down after these defeats. The gloom is there, but there are better chances of it turning into a doom if serious steps aren't taken immediately.

Diplomatic Insanity: Ludicrous Displays From Dubai to Iran

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Brauchli

After Iran's and Israel's tourism ministers reportedly shook hands, the Iranian tourism ministry issued a statement that the alleged handshake was "an ugly and false rumor."

Sports Downfall In Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Saad Khan

With low lights at the end of the tunnel, it looks an uphill task for Pakistani sportsmen to regain their long lost glory.

Pakistan Loses 2011 Cricket World Cup Hosting Rights Due To 'Uncertain Security Situation'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan has been stripped of hosting rights for the 2011 World Cup because of the "uncertain security situation" in the country, the International Cr...

Athletes Increasingly Caught Up In Global Strife

GlobalPost | Mark Starr | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There were two particularly distressing events in international sports last week. The first was the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team, w...

Mohammed Aqil: Lahore Attack Mastermind Identified

The Asian Age | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A little-known militant Mohammed Aqil has been identified by Pakistani security agencies as the mastermind of the audacious attack on Sri Lankan crick...

Pakistan Identifies Cricket Culprits: Officials

The Independent | Omar Waraich in Lahore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistani government officials said they had identified the suspects involved in Tuesday's attack on the Sri Lankan national cricket team and were ste...

Pakistan Releases Gunmen Sketches As Criticism Mounts | Matthew Weaver and Agencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistani police issued sketches today of four of the gunmen who ambushed Sri Lanka's cricket team on Tuesday as criticism mounted of the police's han...

Despair In Pakistan Over Cricket Attack, Government's Incompetence

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

Notwithstanding the fact that the perpetrators have yet to be caught, what we can say for sure is that the real target of yesterday's attacks were not...

Pakistan Cricket Attack: VIDEO, SLIDESHOW

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Little progress has been made in tracking down up to 14 gunmen accused of waging an assault against the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan on March 3...

Pakistan Poses Bigger Security Threat Than Afghanistan: Top US Diplomat In Kabul | Julian Borger in Kabul | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The top US diplomat in Kabul warned ­yesterday that Pakistan posed a bigger security challenge to America and the world than Afghanistan, as Islamaba...

Pakistan Attacks On Sri Lankan Cricket Team Leave At Least 6 Dead, Stun Region

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Published by, a global citizen news platform with over 4,000 international reporters. By Imran Schah LAHORE- Unknown assailants ope...