Lahore

Justice

'For less than a dollar, you can [buy] a liter of acid and basically destroy someone's life'

Almost 10 years ago, a young Pakistani woman was held down by her mother-in-law while her husband and father-in-law threw acid on her. Some 150 operations later, Bushra Shafi is working as a beautician in a hair salon in Lahore, started by a hairdresser who was moved to help victims of acid attacks when one of them came into her salon and asked simply: "Can you make me beautiful again?"

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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: The Kominas

The World's Marco Werman introduces us to the music of The Kominas. The group's two members are from Boston, the children of Pakistani immigrants. Their new album is called, "Wild Nights in Guantanamo Bay."

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

The World's Aaron Schachter recently met Pakistani singer Arieb Azhar. Azhar is not your typical Sufi singer. This vodka-drinking, bandana-wearing singer is breaking down barriers in Pakistan.

Global Politics

Another bomb attack in Pakistan

At least 12 people have died in Peshawar, Pakistan after a suicide bomber attacked a police investigation bureau close to a Pakistani army garrison.The World's Katy Clark looks at the strategy of the insurgents.

Update on the attacks in Pakistan

Yesterday's strike in Lahore, Pakistan demonstrated once again the militants' ability to reach deep into the Pakistani heartland. Urmila Venugopalan, Asia Editor at Jane's Information Group, joins us with an analysis.

Violence in Pakistan

For more on the recent violence in Pakistan, we turn to Rob Watson, defense correspondent for the BBC World Service, who is following the story.