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Pakistan's Ordinance Giving Internal Political Autonomy To Northern Jammu, Kashmir Means Little

Madhavi Bhasin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madhavi Bhasin

Pakistan's Empowerment and Self-Governance Ordinance falls short of local demands and provides only a change in nomenclature rather than genuine political reform.

Urban Pak Youth Meet With Their Swat Counterparts To Work Towards Change

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

This retreat was organized by youths from Islamabad in order to share a message of progressive tolerance.

Afghan Elections Give Pakistan Bleak Hope

Naveen Naqvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Naveen Naqvi

Though Pakistanis had once bristled at the idea of being lumped in with the Afghan state, there is now a subtle admission that their futures are shared.

Baitullah Mehsud's Death Doesn't Change Pakistan's Perception Of The US

Naveen Naqvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Naveen Naqvi

The recent killing of Baitullah Mehsud by a US-led drone attack still does not seem to work in favor of the drone attacks.

Elite Pakistani Students Pick Up Trash To Clean Up The Country

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

Tired of hearing people complain about what's wrong with Pakistan, these students decided to do something about it by meeting every Sunday to clean up trash.

Lack of Coverage on Transgendered Pakistanis Shows Bias in US Media

Sanjeev Bery | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sanjeev Bery

For American reporters and editors, Pakistan only exists in the context of security concerns: the Taliban, terrorism, fundamentalist Islam, and the war in Afghanistan. Outside of this context, there is no Pakistan.

Pakistan Refugees Reluctant To Return For Lack Of Trust In Government Security

Kalsoom Lakhani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kalsoom Lakhani

Their caution, therefore, seems to be based on a lack of trust in the government to ensure services and security, as well as an overall fatigue from living with host families or in camps.