In a Google Hangout President Barack Obama hosted on Monday with eight Americans, the president mounted a spirited defense — and consequently admission — of the U.S. program to use drone aircraft to attack terrorist leaders.
The BBC's Aleem Maqbool spoke with a 14-year-old schoolboy who blew off his own arm as he attempted to blow up a shrine in Punjab province in Pakistan this month. His story reveals how the Taliban convinces young men to carry out suicide missions.
More than 50,000 demonstrators rallied yesterday against changing Pakistan's blasphemy law. The law has support across a spectrum of Pakistanis. Madiha Tahir reports on how the case, and the controversy, has exposed new fault lines among Pakistanis.
Pakistan's Punjab governor Salman Taseer was shot dead yesterday by one of his bodyguards, who shot him 30 times. BBC reporter, Aleem Maqbool is in Lahore, Pakistan, where Taseer's funeral is taking place.
The influential governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, Salman Taseer, has died after being shot by one of his bodyguards in the capital, Islamabad. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool in Islamabad.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai meets with President Obama this week. High up on the agenda will be talking about the Taliban, especially along the border with Pakistan. The Taliban in Pakistan is gaining in popularity among the poor and disenfranchised.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Indian city of Chandigarh. It's one of several Indian cities where the country's biggest online matchmaking and marriage website is marketing its services. Tinku Ray reports on the website called Shaadi.com.
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