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Salman Taseer Killed

The Deep Roots of Pakistan's Extremism

Bashir Ahmad Gwakh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bashir Ahmad Gwakh

As the popularity of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's accused killer rises, it is clear his murder has exposed the horrendous level of extremism and intolerance engulfing the nation.

Pakistanis Mourn A Once Religiously Tolerant, Relaxed Nation

AP | NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

ISLAMABAD — A 60-year-old university administrator in the southern port city of Karachi is wistful as he recalls the more tolerant, freewheeling...

Salman Taseer Funeral Draws Thousands Under Tight Security (PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) -- Thousands of Pakistani police were on high alert in Lahore on Wednesday ahead of the funeral for an outspoken provincial gove...

Key Pakistan Governor Killed By Guard Over Blasphemy Laws

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — The governor of Pakistan's most dominant province was shot and killed Tuesday by a bodyguard who authorities said was angry about hi...