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· May, 2013

Stories about South Asia from May, 2013

8 May 2013

Politically Divided Pakistan Rallies Around Injured Imran Khan

Popular cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, whose hopeful campaign promise of a "New Pakistan" has drawn large crowds of young people and urban voters to his rallies, fractured three vertebrae and a...

5 May 2013

Fatwas for Imran Khan – Pakistan's Election Gets Dirty

A popular cricket-star turned politician, Imran Khan, has irked some supporters by distancing himself from a persecuted minority group, the Ahmadis, to defend himself from fatwas forbidding Pakistanis to vote...

4 May 2013

Animal Cruelty In Kathmandu On The Rise

Islamists Demand that Bangladesh's Women Stay at Home

Members of a radical Islamist party in Bangladesh attacked female journalists on assignment as the group marched in the country's capital to demand strict Islamic law, including a ban on...

2 May 2013

Game Over: Pakistan's Young and Rich Head to the Polls

A new online game packs humorous punches at Pakistan's new batch of young and rich voters who say they will bravely dodge bombs to take part in Pakistan's upcoming historic...

1 May 2013

Savar Tragedy: Where Humanity Shines Amidst Rubbles

A long and difficult rescue operation has been going on since the factory building collapse on April 24, 2013 in Savar, Bangladesh. 397 people have died, and 2834 workers have...