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Pakistani Floods

Bin Laden Using Pakistan floods To Drum Up Support For Al Qaeda

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden called for the creation of a new relief body to help Muslims in an audiotape released Friday, seeking to...

A Flood in the Valley

Peter Biro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Peter Biro

Already battered by a brutal counter-insurgency war, the people of Pakistan's Swat Valley are now watching their lives and livelihoods washed away by flood waters.

Global Lessons from the Pakistan Flood Catastrophe

Patrick McCully | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick McCully

We urgently need to step up efforts to protect ourselves from this new normal: extreme weather. We need to do all we can to stop weather disasters becoming catastrophes

Pakistan Militants Exploit Flooding Chaos, Clash With Authorities

AP | TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHIKARPUR, Pakistan — The water came in the morning, quietly sweeping across the rice paddies and into the village. Within hours, it was as high...