Arts, Culture & Media

Oscar-winning film sheds light on vicious acid attacks against women

Saving Face, which premiered on March 8, International Women’s Day, brings international attention to the disturbing phenomenon of acid throwing in Pakistan. The documentary follows three people: Zakia, a 39-year-old acid attack victim, Rukhasana, a 23-year-old woman who was attacked by her husband and his family; and Dr. Mohammad Jawad, a doctor working to heal the faces of injured women.


Global Politics

Pakistan military base attack over

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.