Get more Mail & Guardian
Subscribe or Login

Kamran Haider

Villagers bemused by hunt for Bin Laden’s trail

Residents of a Pakistani village were bemused on Sunday to find themselves at the centre of the investigation of the secret life of Osama bin Laden.

US says Bin Laden was unarmed

Pakistan faced growing pressure on Wednesday to explain how the world's most-wanted man was able to live for years in the garrison town of Abbottabad.

Pakistan not part of Bin Laden operation

Pakistan's president acknowledged for the first time on Tuesday that his security forces were left out of a US operation to kill Osama bin Laden.

World on alert after US kills Bin Laden

World leaders hailed Osama bin Laden's death but the euphoria is tempered by fears of retaliation and warnings of the need for renewed vigilance.

Heat on Pakistan as Bin Laden killed near capital

Bin Laden was killed in a night-time raid by US helicopters and troops on his hideout in Abbottabad, home to Pakistan's main military academy.

Finance industry gets thumbs up

Banks and finance companies are doing a better job than other sectors in fulfilling their social responsibilities.

Pakistan opposition won’t move against prime minister

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani is likely to survive after the main opposition group said it would not push for a no-confidence vote.

Nato chief apologises as Taliban vow revenge

Nato's chief expressed regret on Monday for the deaths of Pakistani soldiers and said he hoped Pakistan's border would reopen for Nato supplies.

UN battles donor fatigue for funds for Pakistan

Only a small fraction of the six million Pakistanis desperate for food and clean water have received any help as the UN battles donor fatigue.

Pakistan, India joust after peace-talks deadlock

Pakistan said on Friday that India's "selective" approach to issues has led to what analysts say is a stalemate in talks.

Pakistan volleyball blast kills dozens

A suicide bomber blew himself up in an SUV at a volleyball game in north-west Pakistan on Friday, killing 93 people in a village.

Suicide bomber attacks volleyball game in Pakistan

A suicide bomber attacked a site where a volleyball game was being played in north-west Pakistan on Friday and casualties were feared, police said.

Press Releases

×