The nation of Pakistan celebrates its 64th birthday this Sunday and, as usual, this occasion will provoke Pakistani Americans to consider what obstacles the South Asian country faces and the direction that it’s heading.
Pakistanis who’ve longed for easy access to their country’s most prized fruit will likely be able to find their favored mangoes on supermarket shelves in Chicago soon. This week the first shipment of Pakistani mangoes, all of the sweet chaunsa variety, arrived in Chicago.
One year after massive floods engulfed Pakistan and displaced 10 million people, many haris, or sharecroppers, face a difficult decision. Do they return home, where huge debts and impatient zamindars, or landlords, await?
Produced by Adnan RashidEditor's Note:The recent killing of Osama bin Laden has refocused American attention on the delicate and complicated relationship between the governments of Pakistan and the United States. But that's a familiar state-of-affairs for thousands
The Pakistani government is questioning the credibility of a key witness in a terrorism trial in Chicago. David Coleman Headley is testifying that his friend Tahawwur Rana provided material support for the 2008 Mumbai, India attacks.
An admitted terrorist will be back on the stand Tuesday in a Chicago courtroom. David Headley is the government's star witness in the terrorism trial of Chicagoan Tahawwur Rana, but Headley is a sketchy star witness. He's been convicted twice for bringing heroin into the U.S.
Two terrorism cases now winding their way through the federal court system have links to Pakistan: One involves a Chicago businessman who stands accused of helping plot the 2008 attacks on Mumbai, India.