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· August, 2007

Stories about Pakistan from August, 2007

Pakistan: ExPM in exile returns

All Things Pakistan on the developments on the political front, as an Ex-PrimeMinister in exile returns to Pakistan in early September.

Tunisia: A new Mohammed cartoon crisis ?

Tunisian blogger A.L.G.Y of Cos-maux-polis is wondering whether a new Mohammed cartoon crisis is brewing. She explains that drawings of a man with the body of a dog wearing a...

Pakistan: Green Boxes for Qurans

Don't know what to do with the Quran? Metroblogging Lahore spots green boxes installed by the Punjab Quran Board.

Pakistan: The Supreme Court

Metroblogging Islamabad on the role of the Supreme Court in politics and the implications.

Pakistan: Karachi and Liveability

All Things Pakistan on The Economist's Global Liveability Index, where Karachi finds itself ranked amongst the least liveable cities.

Pakistan: The Rickshaw

All Things Pakistan on the iconic rickshaw, a fixture on the streets of South Asia.

Central Asia: Which port to choose?

As a landlocked region, Central Asia is reliant on other countries’ maritime infrastructure to integrate with world markets. On Registan.net, Kayumars Turkistani evaluates two potential seaports, Gwadar in Pakistan and...

Pakistan: Arms Race

The Pakistani Spectator on the Arms Race, and what Saudi Arabia's strategy should be.

Pakistan: Lal Masjid and after

Metroblogging Islamabad on the impact of the Lal Masjid fiasco on the younger generation.

Pakistan: 60 years of film

Metroblogging Lahore on the sixty years of Pakistan's film industry, based in Lahore.

South Asia: Slaving in the Middle East

South Asian migrant workers (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal) have a notable contribution in the developments of Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf region. But the abuse and exploitation...

Pakistan: Talibanization

KO presents a timeline of Talibanization of Pakistan. “It didn't just creep up and hit an entire country on the head yesterday, it was a long time cooking.”

India, Pakistan: Macaulay, Education and Colonialism

varnam is doing a fascinating series on Thomas Macaulay and his policies on education in colonial India.

India, Pakistan: 1947, Independence and Partition

Ruined by Reading reviews Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire, a book by Alex Von Tunzelmann.

Pakistan: Power Supply

Power supply appears to have become more erratic in parts of the country. The Pakistani Spectator on inadequate infrastructure.

Pakistan: Patriotism and Music

Patriotism seems to find a lot of resonance in music. More at Metroblogging Lahore.

Pakistan: On Pakistaniat

All Things Pakistan on defining what Pakistaniat means to various individuals. “we ask our readers to share the one thing – a song, an image, a verse, a thought, a...

Pakistan: Images of celebration

More photographs at Metroblogging Lahore celebrating Independence Day in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Bad infrastructure

KO on rain bringing Karachi's infrastructure to a standstill, and why bad infrastructure is worse than terrorism.

Pakistan: Celebrating Independence

Metroblogging Lahore has photographs capturing the spirit of celebration to the run-up to Pakistan's Independence Day on August 14th.

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