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Conflict, Violence Harsh on Afghan, Pakistani Women Prolonged conflicts in Pakistan and Afghanistan have had a particularly harsh effect on women in both countries. Terrorism, sectarian conflict, criminality and a culture of impunity are limiting women's ability to get to school and get jobs outside the ho
Voice of America | 8 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ellicott City man, 20, sentenced for aiding terrorists An Ellicott City man originally from Pakistan was sentenced Thursday to prison for conspiring to support and provide resources to terrorists since he was 15. | 13 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baltimore, Maryland
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Pakistan Military Asked to Protect Polio Workers Pakistans prime minister has asked the military to help protect polio vaccination workers in the insurgency-plagued northwest. The request comes as authorities say a Taliban ban on vaccinations in 2012 and deadly attacks on anti-polio teams have prevented
Voice of America | 15 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Taliban Talks at Standstill as Pakistani Militants Cancel Truce PESHAWAR, Pakistan - The Pakistani Taliban has formally ended a 40-day truce, saying the government had stepped up attacks during the cease-fire and refused to release hundreds of prisoners as the militants demanded.
MSNBC | 18 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Confidence returns to Kashmir As Indians vote in the biggest day of the general election, the BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
BBC News | Apr 17, 2014 06:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistan Taliban says truce over but talks ongoing Read full story for latest details.
Wooster Daily Record | Apr 16, 2014 8:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Wooster, Ohio
Taliban End a Cease-Fire With Pakistan The group said it would continue to pursue peace talks after accusing the military of torturing prisoners and killing 50 militants during the cease-fire.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2014 8:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man Reaches For The Sun For A Solution To Pakistan's Gas Crisis A plan to replace imported oil with domestic natural gas has led to fuel shortages and long lines in Pakistan. A businessman has spent $500,000 of his own money to develop an affordable solar car. | Apr 16, 2014 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Refugees Salvage Belongings From Razed Slum in Pakistan Afghan refugee Saboor Khan collects his belongings after authorities razed his house in the slums of Islamabad, on Wednesday.
MSNBC | Apr 16, 2014 6:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A 7-Step Guide for Rebooting Civilization After the Apocalypse The world as we know it has ended. A particularly virulent strain of avian flu finally breached the species barrier and hopped successfully to human hosts. Or tensions between India and Pakistan reached the breaking point, culminating in the use of nuclea | Apr 16, 2014 4:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend