Drive by the Yusuf Mosque in Boston on a Friday afternoon, prayer day, and you'll see men and women from across the Muslim world, from Indonesia to Iraq to North Africa, in a wide variety of dress. And none of them care which Islamic sect anyone is from.
The deadly rape in India late last year has increased awareness among immigrants in the United States about the dangers of domestic and sexual violence, activists say. But especially with immigrants, there are a number of barriers for women who choose to speak out.
In recent weeks, Western media outlets have run pictures of rugs from Pakistan featuring drone images. It's part of a long-standing tradition of "war rugs" featuring designs of the weapons of the day, but no one had spoken to the weavers themselves — until now.
Born in Saudi Arabia, Rutaba Yaqub went to Pakistan to study engineering. While she was there she discovered a love for singing — and she's found that conservative Pakistan is the place that givers her the freedom to really develop her music.
Despite protests by Pakistan's elite against President Musharraf's emergency rule, the vast majority of Pakistanis seem more concerned with trying to make a living. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the CBC's Laura Lynch, who is in Islamabad.
The ruling party of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has admitted defeat in the country's parliamentary elections and now, the country's next government is likely to be run by a coalition of opposition parties
Afghan president Hamid Karzai has threatened to send troops into neighboring Pakistan because militants from Pakistan have been making cross-border raids; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets more from The World's Quil Lawrence who's in Kabul.
Pakistani authorities reacted with anger after troops reportedly attacked a village close to the Afghan border, just inside Pakistani territory. Pakistan blamed NATO forces, but NATO has denied involvement.