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Pakistan Detained More Than 5,000 After Easter Bombing Killed 72

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.29.2016 | Home

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has rounded up more than 5,000 militant suspects, then released most of them, in the two days since a suicide bomber ki...

Climate Change and Underground Water: A Need to Link Science With People

Asif Iqbal | Posted 10.26.2014 | Green
Asif Iqbal

Water is life, however the way it is being used by humans and the scientific facts which informs how it is being diminished is no doubt a mystery for ...

Bomb Blast Kills 20 At Pakistan Market

Reuters | Syed Raza Hassan and Eissa Saeed | Posted 06.08.2014 | Home

ISLAMABAD, April 9 (Reuters) - A bomb exploded at a vegetable market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital on Wednesday, killing 20 people and i...

India-Pakistan-Afghanistan Triangle

Aparna Pande | Posted 10.22.2012 | Home
Aparna Pande

Pakistan has no reason to fear close ties between India and Afghanistan, as both countries benefit -- strategically and economically -- from and seek a stable, democratic and prosperous Pakistan.

Outward Appearance vs. Inward Morality: The Hypocrisy Of Misdirected Faith

Fahad Faruqui | Posted 12.22.2011 | Religion
Fahad Faruqui

Until you're squared away on the bigger issues -- manners, morals and ethics -- don't go out picking on the minor shortcomings of other people.

In Search of the Moderate Muslim: It Takes an Ummah

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Until moderate Muslims find each other, 'find the other hand,' and start a global response, nothing less than a cacophony of figurative clapping, we will remain as we are now: voiceless.

View from Pakistan: Today's Blast

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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.

Why Terrorists Never Have Gotten Hold of a Nuke and Why the Taliban Won't Be First

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Keith Thomson

Say the Pakistani government somehow falls to the Taliban. With a maniac at the button, cities in the Pakistani arsenal's 2,500-kilometer range could get turned into vacant lots.

Benazir the Martyr: an Anniversary on the Brink of War

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shirin Sadeghi

As the anniversary of Benazir Bhutto's assassination comes and goes, some people in Pakistan have quietly concluded that getting assassinated was the best thing she ever did.