Barbara Plett

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Lifestyle & Belief

Attack in Pakistan

The government of Pakistan is blaming Islamic militants for an attack in the city of Lahore today that killed or wounded hundreds. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the details from the BBC's Barbara Plett.

Lifestyle & Belief

The face of Islam in Pakistan

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.

Taliban moving farther south?

The BBC's Barbara Plett reports from Karachi, Pakistan's largest and most liberal city, about fears there that Taliban militants may be trying to establish a presence there.