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All Posts Tagged With: "Pakistan"

World Links: Protesters Twitter from Pakistan; Doctors Without Borders Withdraws from Darfur

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 12th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Arrests in Pakistan, Peace Vigils in Northern Ireland

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 11th, 2009 | Comments

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Pakistan at the Polls: Video: Vote for Benazir’s Blood

In this episode of Focal Point, meet Abida Hussain, a sharp-tongued politician with gray hair and a smoker's raspy voice who is running for parliament in Punjab, Pakistan -- against her own cousin.

Mar 4th, 2009 | Comments

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Pakistan at the Polls: Video: You Cannot Hide from Allah

In this episode of Focal Point, meet the Michael Bloomberg of Pakistan, a man of humble origins who hits the jackpot and decides to run for mayor of his hometown.

Mar 4th, 2009 | Comments

Pakistan at the Polls: Map: Pakistan’s Electoral Politics

A map of Pakistan's electoral politics.

Mar 4th, 2009 | Comments

Pakistan at the Polls: Interview with Pakistan Expert Daniel Markey

Wide Angle interviews Daniel Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, at the Council about the elections, political maneuvering, and the future of democracy in Pakistan.

Mar 4th, 2009 | Comments

Pakistan at the Polls: Resources

Learn more about Pakistan and its politics from these additional resources.

Mar 3rd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Obama Writes Secret Letter to Russia; Sri Lankan Cricket Team Attacked in Pakistan

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 3rd, 2009 | Comments

Pakistan at the Polls: Filmmaker Notes: Petr Lom

A Pakistani friend told me the story of Ihsan Ulaan Khan, and I was immediately intrigued. There was certainly enough material for a film here.

Mar 3rd, 2009 | Comments

Pakistan at the Polls: Filmmaker Notes: Abigail Spindel

After consulting Nighat Saeed Khan, a leading Pakistani activist and friend of Abida Hussain's, we jumped at the opportunity to follow her on election day.

Mar 3rd, 2009 | Comments

Buzzwords: Swat Valley

While Swat Valley may sound like the training grounds for an elite tactical unit of hot-shot cops that bust up crack houses and neutralize high-risk hostage situations, it's actually quite a lovely region in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan.

Feb 27th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Elections in Israel; Sectarian Strife in Pakistan

A round-up of today's global news headlines.

Feb 20th, 2009 | Comments

Economic Crisis in a Globalized World

A round-up of how nations around the globe are dealing with the economic downturn: bailouts, I.M.F. loans, and schadenfreude.

Nov 21st, 2008 | Comments

About FOCAL POINT

FOCAL POINT is a new series of web-exclusive documentary shorts on international current affairs produced by Wide Angle, in collaboration with independent producers from around the globe.

Nov 15th, 2008 | Comments
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