Posts tagged Pakistan

Video: Malala Yousafzai Accepts Her ‘Asia Game Changer’ Award from Asia Society

In a video message from England, the 17-year-old Nobel laureate offers encouraging words: “We girls in Swat, we have proved that when you speak up for your rights, you can really bring change.”

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'Pakathon' Taps Pakistani Diaspora's Best and Brightest for Smart Solutions

In a three-day event in New York late last month, young diaspora Pakistanis raced the clock to develop innovative apps meant to address intractable social issues back home.

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Interview: Lahore’s Last ‘Lollywood’ Poster Artist Looks Back on a 50-Year-Career

Pakistan’s national film industry may have gone into decline, but painter Sarfraz Iqbal is still a consummate, busy professional.

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Book Excerpt: ‘The Taliban Revival’ by Hassan Abbas

Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas’s new book charts the resurgence of the Taliban in Pakistan’s tribal border areas.

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Book Excerpt: ‘The Taliban Revival’ by Hassan Abbas

Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas’s new book charts the resurgence of the Taliban in Pakistan’s tribal border areas.

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Interview: Journalist’s ‘Indus Republic’ Tells a ‘Ghost Story’ About a Diminished River

"Water is increasingly becoming a battlefront within Pakistan," says Karachi-based Osborn Elliott Prize finalist Alizeh Kohari. "It seems we’re always confronted with the prospect of a deluge or a desert here."

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Interview: Journalist’s ‘Indus Republic’ Tells a ‘Ghost Story’ About a Diminished River

"Water is increasingly becoming a battlefront within Pakistan," says Karachi-based Osborn Elliott Prize finalist Alizeh Kohari. "It seems we’re always confronted with the prospect of a deluge or a desert here."

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Watch: Experts on Why the US Needs to Reframe its ‘Pivot’ to Asia
Whether true or not, a U.S. rebalance toward the Asian region “was perceived first as a military type engagement to contain certain other countries in Asia that were growing,” said experts at Asia Society in New York on Tuesday.
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Watch: Experts on Why the US Needs to Reframe its ‘Pivot’ to Asia

Whether true or not, a U.S. rebalance toward the Asian region “was perceived first as a military type engagement to contain certain other countries in Asia that were growing,” said experts at Asia Society in New York on Tuesday.

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Photo of the Day: Serene Waters in Pakistan

The calm blue waters of Lake Tarbela in Haripur, Pakistan January 10, 2014. (Nauman Sadiq/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Serene Waters in Pakistan

The calm blue waters of Lake Tarbela in Haripur, Pakistan January 10, 2014. (Nauman Sadiq/Flickr)

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Interview: Why Humaira Bachal Fights for Quality Education in Pakistan
Holding firm to her motto — “If you can DREAM it, you can DO it” — the Asia 21 Young Leader explains how, at the age of 12, she decided to dedicate herself to providing children in Pakistan with an education.
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Interview: Why Humaira Bachal Fights for Quality Education in Pakistan

Holding firm to her motto — “If you can DREAM it, you can DO it” — the Asia 21 Young Leader explains how, at the age of 12, she decided to dedicate herself to providing children in Pakistan with an education.

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2014: South Asia’s Make or Break Year
2013 was a challenging year for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, and this year could define the fate of the region for years to come. The U.S. can enhance stability by pursuing a regional strategy.
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2014: South Asia’s Make or Break Year

2013 was a challenging year for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, and this year could define the fate of the region for years to come. The U.S. can enhance stability by pursuing a regional strategy.

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Photos: From Basketball Diplomacy to a Super Typhoon, Asia’s Year in Pictures

As the world bids 2013 farewell, we look back at some of the year’s most memorable people and events from Asia.

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