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.
Osama bin Laden was found and killed last May in a raid that also ensnared several of his wives. Now, one of those wives has agreed to talk to authorities and so new details are beginning to emerge about how bin Laden and his family lives from the time of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan until bin Laden's killing last year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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