The World Health Organisation declared Pakistan one of three polio exporting countries in the world, and advised all international travelers from Pakistan be vaccinated. Of the 82 confirmed polio cases reported worldwide so far the year, 66 of them are from Pakistan.
There are a number of amateur and semi-professional Christian/Gospel rock bands in Pakistan. Among them is Hallelujah, which has parlayed its mix of rock and Christian themes into a little bit of mainstream attention.
If you serve as a volunteer, you know that it can feel good to devote your time to assisting others in need. But do you ever feel that you’re performing a job that deserves a paycheck? Volunteers around the world weigh in.
A powerful earthquake in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan has killed 400 people, and effected more than 300,000 over a month ago. Weeks on, the disaster–and the Pakistani government's response to it–have exposed a silent war, and state violations against the Baloch people.
There is something wrong in Pakistan with daughters. But with Friday prayers at the mosques this week, the tag line "my daughter is a blessing, not a curse," is the official message that Imams across Pakistan have been preaching.
We talk with Christian Science Monitor reporter, Issam Ahmed, on the ground in Lahore, Pakistan, and Michelle Fanzo, Project Leader for the World Policy Institute, who weigh in on United States' effort to aid in the floods' devastating aftermath.
Pakistan has its own Taliban. It is called Tehreek-e-Taliban. Its goal is to over throw the Pakistani state. It is concentrated in the Peshawar region and is locked in a fierce battle with the local tribal militia. Journalist Mustafa Qadri reports.
Pakistan has described the killing of Osama Bin Laden as a major setback for terrorist organizations...Madiha Tahir reports that there is also a great deal of suspicion in Pakistan about the US and its motives.
Pakistanis are now debating what authorities really knew about Osama bin Laden's whereabouts. The army claims not to have known that most wanted terrorist was living a half mile from Pakistan's main military academy. Madiha Tahir reports from Karachi.
Pakistani troops have ended a siege by militants who attacked a naval base in the city of Karachi. The Pakistani Taliban says the raid was to avenge Osama Bin Laden's killing by US special forces on May 2. Madiha Tahir reports from Karachi.