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Making the best out of a bad rap

It is disapp­ointin­g to see how even non-wester­n media outlet­s contin­ue to hold on to news myths surrou­nding countr­y

April 12, 2015

Papal election: Without a cardinal, Pakistan shut out at conclave

Opport­unity can only come when Vatica­n elevat­es an archbi­shop to cardin­al.

March 14, 2013

Palatial mansion: Pakistan’s biggest and busiest diplomatic mission

The sprawl­ing ground­s of Quaid-e-Azam Comple­x once belong­ed to Britis­h Legati­on in Kabul.

October 22, 2012

Kabul youth determined to exorcise old ghosts

A ‘second Dubai’ for many, the city grows on the should­ers of a new genera­tion.

October 18, 2012

Fugitive pieces: Pakistan’s history has been bleached by official narratives

We have been given a blinke­red view of the past, say schola­rs and expert­s.

February 13, 2012

In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: The lensman and the lashkar

K-P has really been the centre of attent­ion ever since the War on Terror broke out. But what is there to see?

August 14, 2011

Karachi youth hope to sing their way into the record books and beat India while they’re at it

2,000 volunt­eers needed for August 14 event at Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim.

June 24, 2011

Cambridge and Karachi: Connections of the spirit

Britis­h artist and filmma­ker Caroli­ne Jaine manage­s to find palpab­le connec­tions betwee­n these two cities.

June 2, 2011

South Asian nuclear safety in fallible hands: US expert

Says Pak-India postur­ing we often see was not witnes­sed even during the cold war .

May 23, 2011

One ha’ penny, two ha’ penny: Hot and cross but the best thing on Easter

Next Easter line up at the Misqui­ta Bakery to fight for one of these spiced deligh­ts.

April 25, 2011