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Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence
Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:58:06 GMT


Asia and Australia Edition: Thai Boys, Google Fine, Maria Butina: Your Thursday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:52:29 GMT


State of the Art: How to Combat China’s Rise in Tech: Federal Spending, Not Tariffs
The United States government once invested mightily to build the modern world. Now it has abdicated that role to a foreign rival.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:04:14 GMT


Trilobites: Baby Snake Fossil Found Trapped in Amber Offers Clues on Evolution
A baby snake and snakeskin were preserved in two specimens found in Myanmar.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:49:54 GMT


Thai Cave Boys Leave Hospital and Apologize for All the Fuss
The soccer teammates say sorry to their rescuers, after a remarkable international effort to extract them from a flooded cave in northern Thailand.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:02:26 GMT


‘An Entire Community Got Together to Rape a Child.’ India Recoils at Girl’s Assault.
The repeated attacks on the child at her apartment complex has revived debate about rape in India.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:56:30 GMT


Thai Soccer Team on Cave Ordeal: ‘I Tried Not to Think About Food’
The 12 boys and their soccer coach were released from the hospital and made their first public appearance since they were rescued from a cave in Thailand.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:14:17 GMT


North Korea Will Transfer American Remains in Coming Weeks, Official Says
After border talks with North Korea, American officials expect the transfer of the soldiers’ remains to take place by the end of the month or the beginning of next month.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:08:17 GMT


Taliban Leaders Declare a Halt to Bombings in Civilian Areas
The insurgent group said that it would continue fighting but would avoid actions, like suicide attacks, that kill civilians. ISIS made no such offer.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:56:44 GMT

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Pakistan, a country in the west of Asia, right there where the Himalayas push to make the roof of the world, is a country with around 180 million people.  It has a functioning democratic government and a functioning judiciary; and a bandit element that at times overwhelms law and order.

Pakistan was part of India, but in the partition that caused such upheaval in 1947, the west wing of India became Pakistan and the east wing became Bangladesh. During that time, when the British left, Indian Muslims were forced out of India into Pakistan, and Indian Hindus forced out of the new countries to India. A lot of lives lost, fortunes lost. Bangladesh click here. India click here.


Pakistan is often in the news: today, May 28 2015, it is in the news because the CEO of a fake degree mill was arrested after the New York Times ran an article a week ago, saying the degree mill made up fake universities and high schools and issued beautiful looking diplomas for a price.


I have included a handful of videos and some news feeds, so you get a general idea of the country. Youtube has more than 5 million videos about Pakistan. I don't have the years left to watch them all.

Pakistan is always interesting, because it broke off from Britain and India on the same day, 14 Aug 1947, the day before India became independent. Also, because India does not like it, nor does China and it has nuclear weapons and a large area of territory that it claims, and so does India. It is the home of the first prime minister to give birth in office, Benazir Bhutto. It is the home of the youngest Nobel Laureate, Malala Yousafzi. It was the place of death of murdered American journalist, Daniel Pearl, and of assassinated Al Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden

A great tragedy befell Pakistan in 2014, when a school was attacked and over 140 children massacred.


Pakistan produces some amazing cricketers, one who has transitioned into being a senior statesmen, after a successful marriage to a British lady, is Imran Khan.

Area controlled by Pakistan shown in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled territory shown in light green.
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Iran, Pakistan to Boost Military Ties, Jointly Produce Defense Equipment
Islam Times - Iran and Pakistan agreed to boost Defense and military cooperation, as the Iranian top Military commander is visiting neighboring Pakistan.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:33:45 GMT


Pakistani police open criminal cases against 17,000 members of ex-premier's party
Islam Times - Pakistani police have opened criminal cases against nearly 17,000 members of the former ruling party of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), over breaking election rules ahead of the July 25 polls.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 04:19:32 GMT


Death Toll in Pakistan Suicide Attack Rises to 149
Islam Times - The death toll from a terror attack at an election rally in Pakistan’s restive province of Baluchistan has reached 149.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:43:15 GMT


Election campaign convoy bombing in SW Pakistan kills 128, injures over 200
Islam Times - At least 128 people have been killed in a bomb explosion that hit a campaign convoy in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan, the day's second attack on a political event ahead of the upcoming election.

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 06:35:39 GMT


Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested upon arrival in Lahore
Islam Times - Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam have been arrested upon arrival in the country ahead of the July 25 elections.

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 06:24:23 GMT


Pakistan court gives 10-year jail term to ousted Prime Minister Sharif
Islam Times - A Pakistani anti-corruption court has handed down a 10-year jail term to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a corruption case linked to his family's purchase of upscale flats in London.

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 00:06:38 GMT