Some parents in Pakistan so deeply mistrust the polio vaccine that they're refused over and over again to let their kids get their shots. Now one fed-up province in Pakistan, which has the most polio cases of any country on Earth, is tossing those parents in jail until they relent.
Seeing The News: The annual Tough Guy charity event includes a cross country run and an assault course consisting of water, fire and tunnel obstacles. Also, everyday life for and artists community in Kabul. Plus, we planning a trip to Europa.
As Pakistan mourns the the victims of Tuesday school massacre, one survivor says he's alive because of the incredible sacrifice of his teacher. It's just one of many stories of heroism emerging from the shootings, but Pakistan is still working through "unprecedented" grieft and anger.
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.
The answer to our Geo Quiz is the British isle of Jersey. The island is now hosting a major international cricket tournament. Reporter Laura Lynch profiles the Afghan cricket team. It's the first time Afghanistan has had a national cricket team in competition.
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.
At least three people have been killed in a series of large explosions in Peshawar, Pakistan. Eyewitnesses described explosions followed by a gun battle near the American consulate. The Taliban has accepted responsibility for the attack.
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.
Taylor Seybolt, author of "Humanitarian Military Intervention: The Conditions for Success and Failure", talks about the military's role during humanitarian crises. We also speak with Issam Ahmed, Pakistan correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor.
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.
A Pakistani singer who fled the Taliban to pursue her career was shot dead Monday night. Several Pakistani musicians have been gunned down by local Taliban, who have declared their music "un-Islamic." Marco Werman talks with the BBC's Zarghuna Kargar.