NPR (blog)Driving Pakistan's Badlands In A Vintage British ConvertibleNPR (blog)Every now and then you meet a character who stands out against the landscape. The landscape, in this case, is the sweep of terrain between the Arabian Sea and the Khyber Pass. The character is a stocky man, wearing a baseball hat, dark glasses, a ...Classic Car Rallying Acro […]
The Express TribuneAfghanistan braces for historic Pakistan Twenty20Zee NewsSharjah: Afghanistan will get another boost as a fledgling cricketing nation when they play former world champions Pakistan for the first time in a Twenty20 international in Sharjah on Sunday. The Afghans learnt the game in Pakistan as refugees during ...Afghanistan brace for histori […]
Freed Taliban Return to JihadDaily BeastReleased from the Cuban prison in late 2005, he was immediately rearrested when he arrived in Pakistan and spent the next five years in a Pakistani jail run by the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency. After nearly a decade behind bars, he ...News Analysis: Pakistan reassures Kabul of support in peace proc […]
Achieving a Better Understanding of PakistanHuffington PostPakistan is frequently in the news with special reference to its tense relationship with the United States regarding such issues as their relationship with the Taliban in Afghanistan, as well as in their responses to the use of drones by the United ...
BBC NewsPakistan Idol talent show is broadcast for first timeBBC NewsThe first episode of the new music talent show Pakistan Idol has been broadcast to the delight of music lovers. The programme has been described by the media as a watershed in the history of music in Pakistan. The show has been made open to singers ...The wait is over: Pakistan Idol begins […]
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyFor Source Of Latest US-Afghan Row, Look To PakistanRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThat's because Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province has been the scene of a weeklong NATO supply route blockade that has disrupted crucial military supplies heading for Afghanistan. That interruption has helped fuel the latest dip […]
Gunmen Kill Leader of Sunni Group in PakistanABC NewsPolice say gunmen riding on a motorcycle have opened fire on a vehicle carrying a leader of a hard-line Sunni group in eastern Pakistan, killing him and wounding a passer-by before fleeing. Local police official Mohammed Rafique says Shamsur Rehman, ...and more »
The Curse Of Government Electricity: PakistanForbesWhile Americans focus on terrorism in Pakistan, Pakistanis are overwhelmingly concerned about their poor electricity supply, thought to be 2/3s of total demand. Estimates are that the country loses 6% of its GDP to inadequate power supply, but this ...and more »
Pakistan TribunePakistan's new army chief: What it means for the USLos Angeles TimesPakistan's retiring army chief, Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, last week passed the baton of his nation's most powerful institution to Gen. Raheel Sharif. A fresh face at the helm of the Pakistani military undoubtedly raises American hopes for a less frustrating ...Gen Sh […]
Pakistan's most powerful man?Aljazeera.comIf there is one thing ironic in the appointment of Pakistan's new army chief, it is the timing of his appointment. The appointment of Raheel Sharif, the highly-decorated, four-star general, as the new chief comes at a time when Pakistan is facing a ...