| Jun 22, 2014
Michael Pecht feels like Sherlock Holmes sometimes, and not just because he plays violin on the side.
He's a reliability engineer by trade. He runs a 120-person team at the University of Maryland, where the workload includes digging into the mystery of...
| Jul 22, 2005
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Yesterday's explosions in London came as Pakistani intelligence officials said authorities are seeking the former aide to a radical cleric in Britain in connection with the July 7 bombings.
The officials said British investigators...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 12:08 PM
More than 125 people have been killed and 280 injured in four days of torrential monsoon rains in Pakistan, officials said Saturday, as soldiers deployed to devastated areas to aid in the rescue operation.
The rains hit the Pakistani section of the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:57 AM
MULTAN Pakistan (Reuters) - A fiery Pakistani cleric will be allowed to lead his supporters on an anti-government protest march to the capital, a senior policeman said on Thursday, reversing an earlier government decision.
Tahir ul-Qadri has spent the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:50 PM
ISLAMABAD (dpa) An anti-government cleric who had been planning a rally to commemorate followers killed in police clashes has been charged in connection with the murder of a Lahore constable following several days of violence, according to Pakistani...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:50 PM
ISLAMABAD (dpa) A maverick Pakistani cleric agitating against the government said Saturday that seven of his supporters had been killed in clashes with police across the country.
Tahirul Qadri, a Canada-based preacher who returned in June with the...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The rugged, snow-laced beauty of the Himalayan countryside masks a creeping sense of worry about political developments taking place far below these mountains.
In neighboring India, Narendra Modi, a conservative Hindu nationalist with a history of...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Perennial tensions between Pakistan and India found their way into movie theaters Tuesday when a Pakistani judge imposed restrictions on the screening of Indian films.
Responding to a petition filed by controversial...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:34 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf was granted bail Wednesday in a case involving the slaying of a separatist leader, paving the way for an end to his house arrest and possible departure from the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Just when former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf thought he was in the clear, he was hit with a new legal challenge Thursday when police arrested him in a case involving a 2007 crackdown on a pro-Taliban mosque...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
KARACHI, Pakistan — The first Pakistani film up for Oscar consideration in half a century faces 75 foreign-language rivals from around the world, many made with much larger budgets and far slicker marketing campaigns. It must survive the Academy...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:19 PM
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...