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Lahore (Pakistan)

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  • Pakistan's Sharif: Seasoned leader is seen as soft on extremists

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections this weekend returns to power a seasoned politician who historically has had rocky ties with Pakistan’s powerful military and is...
  • Former cricketer Imran Khan injured in fall at Pakistan rally

    Former cricketer Imran Khan injured in fall at Pakistan rally
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former cricketer Imran Khan suffered minor head injuries Tuesday after falling from a forklift platform that was lifting him  to a stage at a campaign rally in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. Khan, whose political party is...
  • U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore

    U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The decision to close the American consulate in Pakistan’s cultural capital of Lahore was made in response to a specific threat, a U.S. spokeswoman said Friday, without disclosing any details. A statement Thursday...
  • U.S. diplomatic posts to reopen except in Yemen and Pakistan

    Most of the U.S. embassies and consulates closed this week because of a worldwide terrorism alert will reopen Sunday, though tension remains high and fear of an attack persists, the U.S. State Department said Friday. Diplomatic posts in Sana, the Yemeni...
  • Mohsin Hamid on 'Filthy Rich' and 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

    Mohsin Hamid on 'Filthy Rich' and 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'
        Join us for a live video chat  April 23 at 10 a.m. with Mohsin Hamid, author of the novels "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia" and "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," which was shortlisted for the 2007 Man Booker prize. A film adaptation of "The...
  • 'Reluctant Fundamentalist': Immigrant's journey a tale most timely ★★★ 1/2

    'Reluctant Fundamentalist': Immigrant's journey a tale most timely ★★★ 1/2
    If there ever was a time to see "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," that time is now. With a potent piece of fiction as its starting point and a splendid performance by Riz Ahmed as its centerpiece, "Reluctant Fundamentalist" is able to deal with the...
  • Beneath the War on Terror

    Beneath the War on Terror
    What do a journalist, musician, truck driver, soldier, politician and model have in common? Fortitude in the face of chaos and the desire to uplift their homeland — Pakistan. While headlines, predominantly in the United States, screamed blue...
  • Review: "The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism" by Deborah Baker

    Review: "The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism"  by Deborah Baker
    "The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism" By Deborah Baker Graywolf, $23, 246 pages Conversion narratives have been a staple of American writing since the Puritans arrived in New England. But if the form that stories of spiritual rebirth take is...
  • Thousands protest reopening of NATO supply routes in Pakistan

     
    In Pakistan, thousands of followers of leading Islamist clerics began marching July 8 from the eastern city of Lahore to the capital, Islamabad, to protest Pakistan’s decision to once again let NATO move Afghanistan-bound supply convoys through...
  • Iran media warned off of reporting negatively on economy, sanctions

     
    Media workers in Iran say government monitors are telling journalists to refrain from reporting about the impact of Western sanctions on the country's economy and about soaring prices for everyday goods....
  • Militants kill nine police officers in Lahore, Pakistan

     
    Militants raided a hostel in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore early Thursday and killed nine police officers, the second attack in a week against security forces as authorities brace for a wave of violence following the reopening of NATO supply...