Hurricane Sandy has led to a major shutdown in New York City. The BBC's United Nations correspondent, Barbara Plett says the headquarters are closed today and that many important meetings just won't happen.
Pakistan is seen as a hot spot for extreme Islamic beliefs. But most Pakistanis follow a gentler, more tolerant form of Islam, based on Sufi mysticism and folklore. The BBC's Barbara Plett reports from Lahore.
Scotland Yard today released its report on the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, and investigators say she died from a suicide bomb blast and not from gunshot wounds but with the future of her part in doubt