The secret peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban leaders took a giant step backwards Monday. Turns out, Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, an alleged boss in the ranks of terror and the supposed key to negotiating a …
“This is going to do some damage to the relationship. Now you will hear the expression in New Delhi ‘re-hyphenation.’”
– SUMIT GANGULY, Indian-American scholar, on U.S. President Barack Obama’s intention to visit Pakistan, …
Former Pakistan president/military ruler Pervez Musharraf just revealed the launch of his new political party, the “All Pakistan Muslim League,” to a crowd of about 200 people today at the security-heavy One White Hall Place in London.
Wednesday’s links are elderly, salacious and inspirational.
Cricket and baseball have always had plenty in common. Unfortunately, betting scandals can now be added to that list.
The floods in Pakistan have killed almost 2000 people and displaced 21 million people out of their homes. Angelina Jolie is one of the first celebrities to visit victims there.
“…no choice but to be optimistic and to have hope”
– ANGELINA JOLIE, actress and humanitarian, on the disastrous flooding that has ravaged parts of Pakistan. Jolie is on-site, serving as the personal envoy of United Nations …
“We are here for the people and will continue to deliver. Any potential attack against us would be against the people of Pakistan, whom we are here to assist.”
– MAURIZIO GIULIANO, U.N. spokesman, on threats from the …
“I’ve always maintained terrorism passes through Pakistan, it doesn’t evolve in Pakistan.”
–ASIF ALI ZARDARI, Pakistan’s President, on claims that terrorism in Great Britain has roots in his country (Via the BBC)
“There is a desperate need for temporary shelter, clean drinking water and toilets to avert a public health catastrophe.”
- JANE COCKING, of the relief group Oxfam, on flooding in Pakistan that has displaced some 2.5 million …
A feel-good movie about Bin Laden? Really?
Google, after recently running an analysis of its search queries, was able to determine which country stands at number one in sex-related content search. And you’ll never guess which one won out.