The War in Pakistan
The war in Pakistan rages between the government's armed forces and Islamic militants and began in 2004 when a search for al-Qaeda operatives in the mountainous area of Waziristan met with armed resistance.
The People of Pakistan
Pakistan has one of the fastest growing populations in the world. The total population has reached 170,000,000. It is a very diverse country with many different ethnic groups occupying the region.
Instability and its Effects on Pakistani Politics and Economy
Pakistan, the product of the dissolution of the British Empire, officially became a state in 1947. Although young in age, Pakistan has been plagued by political and economic difficulties that have influenced foreign policy on a regional as well as a global scale.
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Pakistan vs The Taliban: Who Will Win?
Dec 09, 2013
The Enemy Within: The Pakistan Taliban. With rare access to a deeply troubled corner of Pakistan, this report looks at Pakistan's war with the Taliban. For d...
Keeping a Foothold in Pakistan
Dec 06, 2013
The top secret raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan pretty much summed up the relationship between the US and Pakistan, one of mutual d...
What's wrong with Pakistan?
Dec 08, 2013
Left, Right & Centre: As a new army chief takes over in Pakistan and the civilian government tries to find it's footing as it grapples with terrorism, what i...
Pakistan TV Exposes bin Laden Killing Hoax
Dec 09, 2013
Mohammad Bashir, Abbottabad resident and neighbour to the alleged "compound" of Osama bin Laden, gives his eyewitness account of what he saw happen on 2 May ...
South Africa vs Pakistan: 1st ODI Replay
Dec 07, 2013
Full match replay of Pakistan tour of South Africa 2013: 1st ODI, between South Africa and Pakistan at Newlands, Cape Town on November 24th, 2013.
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New U.S. strategy pleases Afghanistan, Pakistan
KABUL - Afghanistan and Pakistan on Saturday praised the new U.S. strategy for dealing with growing violence in the two countries, with the Afghan president saying the plan to reconcile with moderate Taliban militants was better than expected and his Pakistani counterpart focusing on using development to fight extremism.
Karzai: Pakistan firing rockets into Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — President Hamid Karzai on Sunday accused Pakistan of firing 470 rockets into two eastern Afghan provinces over the past three weeks, a deadly rain of artillery that Afghan officials said killed 36 people, including 12 children.
Gunmen abduct U.S. man in brazen raid in Pakistan
LAHORE, Pakistan — Gunmen kidnapped an American development expert after tricking his guards and breaking into his house in Pakistan on Saturday, a brazen raid that alarmed aid workers, diplomats and other foreigners who already tread carefully in this country rife with Islamic militancy and anti-U.S. sentiment.
Turmoil in Pakistan as party quits Cabinet
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s U.S.-allied ruling party suffered a fresh blow to its fragile hold on power Tuesday when a coalition partner said it will quit the cabinet, deepening the nation’s political turmoil and potentially distracting Islamabad from helping American forces target militants.
Pakistan suspected of striking back after raid
ISLAMABAD - Suspicion rose Monday that Pakistan's intelligence service leaked the name of the CIA chief in Islamabad to local media in anger over the raid that killed Osama bin Laden - the second outing of an American covert operative here in six months.
Pakistan to reopen crossing vital to NATO
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan said Saturday it will reopen a key border crossing and allow convoys to resume delivering supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, ending a 10-day blockade during which trucks were stranded on their way to the border and almost 150 were destroyed by attackers.