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Was Progress in Afghanistan Measured by Money Spent?…
By Larisa Epatko
Pakistan is experiencing a surge in many types of violence, and some of the women working to counteract it place some of the blame on the country's schools.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan | Saima Anwar lives in the Swat area of northern Pakistan. Her family was poor and couldn't pay for her education, so she worked a part-time job to get through school. But when she wanted to become a…
More than a year after an earthquake and tsunami battered Japan's northeastern coast and damaged its nuclear power stations, the country plans to shut down its last civilian reactor this weekend.
KARACHI, Pakistan | The Jamia Binoria Madrassa in downtown Karachi is considered one of Pakistan's more moderate Islamic institutions. Within these whitewashed concrete walls, students receive a mixture of secular and religious education.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan | From his veranda, cricket player-turned-politician Imran Khan recently told a group of visiting U.S. journalists that if he were in charge of Pakistan, he would introduce a streamlined, non-corrupt government and withdraw all troops from Pakistan's troubled…
KARACHI, Pakistan | Two days before his brutal death, Dawn editor Murtaza Razvi replied to my email asking why he and his family chose to live in Pakistan despite its many challenges.
KARACHI, Pakistan | There's a bridge in Karachi called "Native Jetty" where people go to jump to their deaths. Others frequent the same spot to toss dough balls into the water for luck. This juxtaposition of hope and despair is…
What Opposition's Big Victory Means for Myanmar's Political Thaw…
Most of the prized minerals needed to make high-tech products such as hybrid car batteries and cell phones come from China. But limits China is placing on those materials are making it harder for U.S. manufacturers to compete, said President…
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