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  • Fatima Bhutto's love-hate affair with her native Pakistan

    Fatima Bhutto's love-hate affair with her native Pakistan
    Fatima Bhutto wrote her book because she wanted to remember her father. She wanted to remember his silly nicknames, his joke about putting a disco ball in her redecorated bedroom, and how he told her she was too young for lipstick. She wanted the 14...
  • Japanese weigh the nuclear risk of staying put

    Japanese weigh the nuclear risk of staying put
    To stay or go. To trust government reassurances or heed more alarmist warnings on the Internet of radioactive clouds wafting over Tokyo. These are among the potentially life-altering questions being pondered by millions of Japanese in range of the...
  • Some of the deadliest terror attacks in Pakistan

    -- : A truck bomb devastates Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, killing at least 40 people and wounding more than 100. -- : Suicide bombers blow themselves up at two gates into mammoth weapons factory in town of Wah, killing at least 67 people and wounding...
  • The Benazir I knew

    I interviewed Benazir Bhutto just a month before she returned to Pakistan in October after almost 10 years in exile. I'd known her for years, on and off -- mostly off -- since we'd been in college together, and her brother, Mir Murtaza Bhutto, had been a...
  • Bhutto, an aristocrat who championed democracy

    Bhutto, an aristocrat who championed democracy
    She was, by her own account, a "daughter of destiny," a pampered girl from an aristocratic Pakistani family who inherited her father's political mantle and went on to become the Muslim world's first female prime minister. But in the end, that destiny...
  • Investment risks rise with Pakistan chaos

    Pakistan's brief period as a destination for adventurous investors seems over for now, as the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto brings fresh instability to an already volatile nuclear-armed nation. "This is the worst possible scenario for...
  • Taliban blamed for attack on Bhutto

    Taliban blamed for attack on Bhutto
    As slain opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was laid to rest Friday in her ancestral village, the government of President Pervez Musharraf blamed her assassination on a Taliban commander and said other politicians also were under threat. The government...
  • Bhutto's son and husband take the helm of her party

    Acting in accordance with her last wishes, Benazir Bhutto's party Sunday named her 19-year-old son as its ceremonial leader and her widowed husband as the executor of its day-to-day affairs as violence that had flared in Pakistan after her assassination...
  • He gave Pakistan her voice

    Karachi, Pakistan Out of costume but not out of character, one of Pakistan's hottest TV stars was sipping his first tea of the day as the sun faded on a December afternoon, the shadow of his beard evidence of rising late after another night of...
  • Pakistan military campaign has broad support, but for how long?

    Pakistan military campaign has broad support, but for how long?
    Cradled in his father's arms, 8-month-old Maaz Ayaz appeared listless and underweight. A smudge of dirt marked the boy's face. His father, Mohammed Ayaz, anxiously talked of how he and his wife could feed Maaz only tea and biscuits -- the only food...
  • The Plots and Designs of Al Qaeda's Engineer

    Senior Pakistani and American intelligence officials say the operational commander of Al Qaeda, the man believed to have planned the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, narrowly avoided capture during a raid in which authorities took his two young sons...