A popular TV newsman in Pakistan was reporting on military human rights abuses. The military threatened him, but he refused to stop. Then in April, he was shot — six times. PRI's The World Host Marco Werman speaks with Hamid Mir, who vows to continue working, despite new threats.
Pakistan's poor are separated from the middle and wealthy classes by just a few feet, but the separation might as well be as big as a chasm. One college students wants to bridge that divide and he's starting with a school.
Two years ago, Hillary Clinton and Pakistani diplomats were heralding the start of "mango diplomacy": getting Pakistani mangoes onto American tables. But as Odette Yousef reports, mango diplomacy is getting tied up in red tape.
Pakistan says its forces fought off a large well-coordinated attack on a military post last night. The army says the militants suffered heavy losses. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool in Islamabad.