While banding together to sing the national anthem en masse and kicking coconuts off people's heads might seem frivolous, a former Pakistani ambassador says these feats are grabbing rare international attention for good news from Pakistan.
A prominent attorney in Pakistan, Hina Jilani, says Indian street protests have empowered women's rights advocates there, and reminded the Pakistani public to take a more active role, and not leave social action to small groups of activists.
Reports out of Pakistan say that Lord Nazir Ahmed offered a substantial cash reward for the capture of President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush. Ahmed has denied the allegations but the Labour Department has suspended him pending an investigation.
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.
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