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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections this weekend returns to power a seasoned politician who historically has had rocky ties with Pakistan’s powerful military and is...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Imran Khan, the former cricket star who heads up one of the leading parties in national elections set for Saturday, suffered three fractured vertebrae and a broken rib in a fall in the eastern city of Lahore this week and probably...
Tags: Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, Government, Politics, Fractured Rib
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Two bomb blasts killed at least 15 people and injured more than 40 on Tuesday at campaign rallies in northwest Pakistan, authorities said, the latest in a wave of attacks in recent weeks aimed at derailing parliamentary...
Tags: Pakistan, Islam, Suicide, Emergency Incidents, Politics
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former cricketer Imran Khan suffered minor head injuries Tuesday after falling from a forklift platform that was lifting him to a stage at a campaign rally in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. Khan, whose political party is...
Tags: Elizabeth II, Pakistan
If there ever was a time to see "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," that time is now. With a potent piece of fiction as its starting point and a splendid performance by Riz Ahmed as its centerpiece, "Reluctant Fundamentalist" is able to deal with the...
What do a journalist, musician, truck driver, soldier, politician and model have in common? Fortitude in the face of chaos and the desire to uplift their homeland — Pakistan. While headlines, predominantly in the United States, screamed blue...
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...
Many of the characters in Mohsin Hamid's novels are cultural nomads, hopscotching between the Islamic world and the Western capitalist world, the spiritual and the material, Urdu and English, the undernourished countryside and the teeming mega-city. It'...
SEATTLE—A Portland, Ore., man was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday on charges of aiding one of three suicide bombers who conducted a deadly attack near the headquarters of Pakistan’s intelligence service in Lahore in 2009. At least 30 people...
Special to Tribune Newspapers"The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism" By Deborah Baker Graywolf, $23, 246 pages Conversion narratives have been a staple of American writing since the Puritans arrived in New England. But if the form that stories of spiritual rebirth take is...
Tags: Schizophrenia, Pakistan, Islam, Politics, Health
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAs this country's political opposition looks for a leader after last week's assassination of Benazir Bhutto, Nawaz Sharif may be the last man standing. And his eyes are fixed upon a single goal: to get rid of his archenemy, the man who kicked him out...
How to tell the story? These authors give us a relationship through auction items, lives in Pakistan and depression recoveryImportant Artifacts and Personal Property From the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry Leanne Shapton Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 136 pp., $18 paper Brilliant. It is quite simply...
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