Legislator Abd al-Sattar Wazir promised his voters in the South Waziristan border region to fight for their fundamental rights and infrastructure development of the remote and neglected area.
While many Pakistanis are embracing the “war on US products”, others believe the movement has a long way to go.
In Pakistan, paying your debts with a pound of flesh can be painfully close to reality.
For her rosy cheeks, Sameena’s parents used to call her “rosebud.” However, little could they imagine their rosebud will wither away soon after being married off to a distant relative in the Dir district of Pakistan’s Northwestern Frontier Province (NWFP).
“I personally conveyed messages to (Indian) Prime Minister AB Vajpayee through every international leader that if Indian troops moved a single step across the international border or Line of Control, they should not expect a conventional war from Pakistan.”
When senior Pakistani and Chinese officials assembled in Islamabad to mark China’s national day on 1 October, the bonhomie on show was understandable.
The deadly ambush that killed a top Pakistani cleric in Islamabad on Monday symbolises the end of a whole generation of zealous Sunni leaders.
Among the most extraordinary mountain scenery in the world, the descendents of one of the world’s great conquerors struggle for existence.
Pakistan has recently displayed a new commitment to deal with a variety of educational issues.