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Conflict & Justice

Balochi separatist music

There is another, different guerilla war being waged in Pakistan. Baloch separatists say their community has been excluded and oppressed by Islamabad for over sixty years. The World's Fahad Desmukh reports the battle is being fought by musicians as well.


Pakistani solidarity after the flood

In the wake of devastating floods that have left millions displaced in Pakistan, reporter Madiha Tahir looks at whether Pakistanis who have not been affected by the flooding are feeling the same way as those who have been affected.


Bombing in Pakistan

A suicide car bomber has killed 19 people in an attack on a police station in north-west Pakistan. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Roland Buerk in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.


India's Commonwealth Games

Teams arriving for the games in Delhi say the athletes village is filthy and unfit for human habitation. But Delhi officials insist everything will be ready to go once the games begin. The World's Laura Lynch reports.


Parents of British aid worker speak out

The parents of British aid worker Linda Norgrove have spoken out for the first time since their daughter was killed on October 8. Norgrove died as US forces tried to rescue her from kidnappers in Afghanistan. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details.


Pakistan's political battle heats up

Muttahida Qaumi Movement, or MQM, Pakistan's third largest political party, made headlines when it abandoned the ruling PPP-led coalition government, the move set Pakistan's two largest secular parties at loggerheads. Madha Tahir reports from Karachi.