Vaccine workers in Pakistan have faced threats for a long time. The reasons behind anti-vaccination sentiments and hostility toward workers vary, but misinformation and a CIA operation have played an outsized role.
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As Pakistan mourns the the victims of Tuesday school massacre, one survivor says he's alive because of the incredible sacrifice of his teacher. It's just one of many stories of heroism emerging from the shootings, but Pakistan is still working through "unprecedented" grieft and anger.
Ironically, just as the tragedy was unfolding in Pakistan, some three dozen nations were meeting in Geneva to discuss guidelines for protecting schools and students in conflict zones.
Taliban gunmen stormed a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday morning. More than a hundred children died, but one girl made it out alive.
There are a number of amateur and semi-professional Christian/Gospel rock bands in Pakistan. Among them is Hallelujah, which has parlayed its mix of rock and Christian themes into a little bit of mainstream attention.
While private Islamic schools are often blamed for breeding terrorists, the country's public school curriculum teaches a militant view of Islam.
Recent reports have accused Pakistan's Islamic, religious schools as being training grounds for terrorists. But most students attend the schools, called madrassas, for a purely spiritual purpose.
American drone attacks have been part of the landscape in Pakistan for many years. So much so, that they have made it into popular culture.
A Pakistani singer who fled the Taliban to pursue her career was shot dead Monday night. Several Pakistani musicians have been gunned down by local Taliban, who have declared their music "un-Islamic." Marco Werman talks with the BBC's Zarghuna Kargar.
Osama bin Laden was found and killed last May in a raid that also ensnared several of his wives. Now, one of those wives has agreed to talk to authorities and so new details are beginning to emerge about how bin Laden and his family lives from the time of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan until bin Laden's killing last year.