Despite living in a country named "The most dangerous in the world for journalists," Pakistani students at four universities are embracing journalism education. They hope to improve journalism education and provide an alternative to the Mullah Radio stations broadcasting from across the border in Afghanistan.
Osama bin Laden was found and killed last May in a raid that also ensnared several of his wives. Now, one of those wives has agreed to talk to authorities and so new details are beginning to emerge about how bin Laden and his family lives from the time of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan until bin Laden's killing last year.
In the United States, it's pretty easy to find Mexican mangoes on store shelves. But many say they're nowhere near as good as Pakistani mangoes. Now there's an effort to increase Pakistani mango imports to the United States, but there have been snags.
Hundreds of French police surrounded the home of a 24-year-old man in France suspected of being behind the shooting at a Jewish school on Monday, as well as the killing of three French soldiers last week. They spent hours in an stand-off with him Wednesday morning
Saving Face, which premiered on March 8, International Women’s Day, brings international attention to the disturbing phenomenon of acid throwing in Pakistan. The documentary follows three people: Zakia, a 39-year-old acid attack victim, Rukhasana, a 23-year-old woman who was attacked by her husband and his family; and Dr. Mohammad Jawad, a doctor working to heal the faces of injured women.
About a year ago, the only Christian in the Pakistani government was assassinated — a symbol of the discrimination he fought hard to change. As Christians mark the one-year anniversary of that event, they're trying to move forward.
A recent string of building collapses serve as a deadly reminder of the costs of not maintaining and inspecting aging infrastructure.
In Pakistan, there's no good system for tracking vehicle registrations. So, instead of issuing tickets to illegally parked cars, the vehicles are essentially trapped close to the spot they've illegally parked in, until their owner pays the fine.
Pakistan's lawyers work in an area that looks more like a Middle Eastern market than a court and judicial system. But that's just the beginning of their problems, which also include a judicial system that can be extremely slow at it's best, and downright corrupt at its worst.
In a Google Hangout President Barack Obama hosted on Monday with eight Americans, the president mounted a spirited defense — and consequently admission — of the U.S. program to use drone aircraft to attack terrorist leaders.