Articles tagged pakistan

Literary Giant Saadat Hasan Manto Wrote Honestly About Muslims in Bombay

Manto was no Charles Bukowski with a tendency to excoriate the perils of the female flesh, nor Alifa Rifaat, who wrote frankly about female desire and lust; he created his own world where women were not victims.

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Investigative Journalist Jeremy Scahill Goes Deep Inside the Modern with ‘Dirty Wars’

Dirty Wars feels like a revelation -- never before has America's recent dirty laundry been collected and put on display so comprehensively. It may be the most damning indictment of the "war on terror" yet published.

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide To Sufi Music (Second Edition)

It is difficult for a wide-ranging compilation like this to seem ecstatic.

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A Surgeon Cool with a Handgun and a Scalpel

A surgeon doing charity work to make up for the sins of his violent past changes his priorities after learning that his new wife married him for an unfathomable reason.

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Taken by Trees + Will Stratton: 17.Feb.2010 - Brooklyn

Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Everything about the show was secretive - the invitations given only to select women, and no prior advertising. When audience members sat

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20 Mar 2008 // 3:56 AM

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The clash over Pakistan’s future also is being fought on the popular Internet social networking site Facebook, where competing groups of

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9 Jan 2008 // 12:39 AM

Pakistan Tops List of Journalists Killed in 2007 In 2002 Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was murdered in Pakistan. His widow, Mariane, also a journalist, wrote

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13 Nov 2007 // 4:30 AM

By Kim BarkerChicago Tribune (MCT) ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—Abdul Qayyum Khan flipped through the TV stations, past music videos, a bike race, an Indian soap opera

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15 Jun 2007 // 3:34 AM

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—This horror movie has everything—a midget zombie, human entrails, doll heads and a Mace-wielding, burqa-wearing killer. But “Zibahkhana,” known in English as “

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7 Jun 2007 // 3:37 AM

From taboo tome to must-read

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—It hardly seemed like the book launch would be the event of the season. The book, “Military Inc.,” an academic and sometimes dry

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3 May 2007 // 3:00 AM

Begum Nawazish Ali ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Begum Nawazish Ali flirts with the country’s law minister, batting her long eyelashes and calling him darling. She

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Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan by Mary Anne Weaver

A brilliant and insightful account of an important nation that is in the midst of a serious identity crisis.

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