Voices
07 September 2012
The case of Rimsha Masih, a 14-year-old Christian girl with Downs syndrome from the impoverished Mehrabadi district in...
Voices
27 July 2012
Pakistan before it was overtaken by General Zia’s Islamisation programme.
Voices
25 June 2012
To lose one prime minister...
Voices
12 April 2012
In February this year the Pakistan government, under influence from the military state, put out a $10 million public...
The Staggers
26 November 2011
Former Pakistani ambassador (left) Husain Haqqani, with US senator John Kerry and President Asif Zardari in August...
The Staggers
11 July 2011
As sardars, or princely chiefs of Balochistan, they were the Sean Connery-look alikes: gentlemen of smart moustaches,...
The Staggers
22 June 2011
Taking on the state
The Staggers
04 June 2011
The death of Saleem Shahzad brings to three the high profile political assassinations in Pakistan this year. Like...
The Staggers
10 May 2011
How much did Pervez Musharraf and his then head of intelligence (from 2004-2007), Ashfaq Kayani, now head of the army,...
The Staggers
08 March 2011
Who rules Pakistan? Leaving aside a degree of fast-footing by the civil servants, it is the intelligence services,...
Asia
09 February 2011
At the end of 2010, Veena Malik was a young Pakistani actress from Lahore with a successful run in the 12-week Bigg...
The Staggers
29 November 2010
If anyone had doubts that James Blunt had averted World War Three in Kosovo by hesitating over a US order to...
The Staggers
28 October 2010
It emerged this week that Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai, has been accepting "bags of money" from Iran...
The Staggers
26 August 2010
I've worked in Mumbai and been in India many times, but have always had an ill-concealed soft spot for Pakistan, which...
The Staggers
20 May 2010
"It is impossible that the whisper of a faction should prevail against the voice of a nation." So wrote John...

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