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Takfirization of Pakistan

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 11.18.2014 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

Small-minded versions of Islam have fanaticized Pakistan -- an antediluvian land with deep interfaith roots leavened with the teachings of Hindu Swamis, Buddhist Monks, Sikh Gurus, and Muslim Sufis -- into a ghastly country.

The Economics of Eid-ul-Adha in Pakistan

Mariam Khan | Posted 12.04.2014 | Religion
Mariam Khan

In Pakistan, as the days to Eid-ul-Adha draw near, the craze of buying animals for sacrifice intensifies. Streets, lanes, alleys are filled by the young as well as the old bragging about the uniqueness of their animals, despite the stench of animal waste that lingers in the air.

Kalabagh Dam - A Pivotal Need for Pakistan?

Mariam Khan | Posted 11.30.2014 | World
Mariam Khan

Only if the discrepancies are kept aside and the general good of the people of the nation be focused upon, then only can the Kalabagh Dam be erected which can effectively put to rest a great number of problems faced by the citizens of Pakistan.

Poorest in Pakistan Journey Toward a Better Life

Joop Koopman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joop Koopman

The road to recovery for the very poorest people in Sindh will be a very long one. But their journey has begun in earnest.

Pakistan Floods: They Are Not Over Yet

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Compassion for Pakistan is still needed because the first phase of flooding is not over. The river floods are devastating but slow moving.

Pakistan Floods Displace Another Million People Since Midweek

AP | SHAKIL ADIL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THATTA, Pakistan — Hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis fled floodwaters Friday after the surging River Indus smashed through levees in two place...

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.