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  • 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...
  • Hindi Singer Shamshad Begum Dead at 94

    Throaty-voiced thrush Shamshad Begum, one of Bollywood’s earliest singers, died on April 23 in Mumbai, India. She was 94 and had been ailing for some time. Before Lata Mangeshkar put her stamp on India's film industry as the prima singer who provided...
  • Pakistanis rally against film mocking Muhammad

     
    About 200 Pakistanis gathered in the capital Friday to protest a southern California man’s release of a film trailer that mocked the prophet Muhammad, angrily extolling Muslims to unite against the U.S....
  • Pakistan declares Friday a day of protest against anti-Islam film

     
    Pakistan continued to seethe Wednesday over the release in the U.S. of a movie trailer mocking Islam, as legions of protesters rallied in several large cities for a sixth day and the government signaled its own discontent by declaring Friday as a national...
  • Hollande defeats Sarkozy in French presidential race

     
    Socialist Francois Hollande was elected president of France on Sunday, defeating conservative incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy in a race that focused heavily on the country's economic woes....
  • Israel's Netanyahu calls early elections for September

     
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Sunday he is moving to dismantle what has been considered one of the more stable coalition governments in Israel’s history and calling for early elections in September....
  • Lahore police: Ahmadi mosque looks too much like a mosque

     
    A group of police officers in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore visited a mosque run by Ahmadis, a minority Muslim sect viewed by the rest of the country as heretics, and concluded that the mosque looks too much like a mosque....
  • U.S. won't negotiate with Al Qaeda over kidnapped American

     
    The United States will work to free an American development worker kidnapped from Pakistan, but it "cannot and will not negotiate with Al Qaeda," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday after the militant group released a video of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • American al Qaeda hostage asks Obama to meet demands

    American al Qaeda hostage asks Obama to meet demands
    The Obama administration is aware of a video of an American hostage urging the president to meet al Qaeda demands so he is not killed, a senior State Departmentofficial said Monday, but added that the United States "does not negotiate" for hostages....