The Language Martyrs: Celebrating International Mother Language Day

Thaslima Begum | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK
Thaslima Begum

February 21st 1952, Dhaka. The fallen bodies of students and teachers lie scattered amid a campus-turned-battlefield, as tear gas lingers in bloody ha...

More Shia Dead as Extremism Becomes Commonplace in Pakistan

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK
Fiyaz Mughal

The reality is that Pakistan has become a basket case and has always teetered on being a failed state.

The Taller Than Mountain, Deeper Than Ocean Friendship - Notes on a China-Pakistan Love-in

Catriona Luke | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Catriona Luke

On a world globe if you trace your finger due south from Gwadar, the port on Makran coast in Pakistan's far west, it ends up, uninterupted by land, i...

WATCH: And The Prize For World's Strangest Job Goes To...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK

Think you’ve got a weird job? You’ve got nothing on this guy. Murad Ali makes a living by posing as a mythical half-fox half-woman creature in...

If You Want to Understand Pakistan, Talk to its Bus and Ambulance Drivers

Salman Shaheen | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Politics
Salman Shaheen

Every day, Zahir braves the bedlam of Karachi's bustling streets, driving one of the city's iconic technicolour busses bedecked with peacocks and Urdu scrawlings. His concerns about the country he's living in and what can be done to fix it are among those told by Asad Anees of the University of Karachi...

Karachi International Airport Attacked By Heavily Armed Gunmen

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

UPDATE: According to AP, at least 13 people have been killed in the attack. Gunmen have launched an attack on Karachi's international airport, a...

MQM Chief Altaf Hussain Arrested In London

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK

Altaf Hussain, the leader of Pakistan’s hugely powerful Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has been arrested in London on allegations of money launderi...

The Figures Are In: Here Are The Ten Least Expensive Cities In The World To Live In

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

And Here Are The MOST Expensive Cities In The World To Live In... The Indian city of Mumbai has been named the least expensive city in the world t...

Jessica Elgot

British Surgeon Spends £50k Reconstructing The Faces Of Acid Attack Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

Kanwal Ashar was being stalked by a man, furious that she rejected his marriage proposal, obsessed with her after he saw her working in a beauty salo...

Josh: Against the Grain (Hunger in District 131)

Tahreem Arshad | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Tahreem Arshad

I often get asked what Pakistan is like. There's a lot of interest in this country, for obvious reasons: Taliban terrorizing, drones blasting, Osama lurking, law and order dissipating, Malala emerging...etc.

Mercy Mission: Hair Transplant Surgeon Asim Shahmalak Is Travelling to Pakistan to Help Acid Attack Victims

Dr Asim Shahmalak | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Asim Shahmalak

'Ladies, can you imagine turning down a man's advances only to have lethal acid thrown in your face leaving you scarred for life? Unthinkable isn't it. It happens to be a terrifyingly reality for many women in Pakistan and sadly my home city of Karachi is a hotspot for these horrific attacks.

Election Day Bomb Kills 11 In Pakistan

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

At least 11 people have died and 30 others have been injured after an explosion in Karachi as Pakistan goes to the polls in the first democratic trans...

Attacks on Schools Must Stop

Gordon Brown | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Politics
Gordon Brown

A third Pakistani school has been attacked in an escalating wave of violence by Taliban militants determined to stamp out the provision of girls' education. Two out of the three classrooms of an all-girls school in Zalim Kalan in the Bannu Province were the latest school buildings to be destroyed...

Jahangir Khan: A Sporting Legend

James Willstrop | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

His legendary athleticism was spawned from a training schedule that would frighten most people to death: his long early morning runs were merely gentle precursors to the day's activities. He didn't even consider it part of the training, merely an add on.

Fire At Clothing Factory In Pakistan Kills 100

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

A fire in a clothing factory in Karachi has killed more than 100 people, many of them women and children. More than 40 fire engines tried to tackle...

Six-Legged Baby Has Four Limbs Amputated After Successful Surgery In Karachi, Pakistan (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

A baby has had four of the six legs he was born with successfully removed, surgeons have announced. The little boy, born in Sukkur, a city in Sind...

Six-Legged Baby Born In Pakistan, 'Could Be Conjoined Twins' (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

A baby boy born with six legs is receiving treatment at a Karachi hospital after his poverty-stricken father appealed for help. The little boy, bo...

Why Spielberg Looks Back

WENN | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Steven Spielberg was inspired to make his wartime drama War Horse to ensure veterans' service "will never be forgotten". The director's latest movi...

'Asian Brown Cloud' Activates Pre-Monsoon Cyclones which now Threaten Megacities of Mumbai and Karachi

Rolf Schuttenhelm | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech
Rolf Schuttenhelm

White sulfur aerosols cool the climate; black carbon soot warms the climate. So when you mix the two kinds of aerosol pollution up in the Asian brown cloud, one would expect climate effects to even out. Unfortunately in our physical world things are never that simple.

There is Hope For The Victims of Pakistan's Floods

Alfonso Daniels | Posted 08.01.2012 | Home
Alfonso Daniels

"Children's throats get sore after drinking contaminated water from the nearby canal. We have nothing left in this world; there's no hope for us," she added, staring at the surrounding flooded fields, pointing at the distance to the rooftops of the wooden shacks popping out of the water, the place they used to live.

UK Riots: A Pakistani Perspective

Sahar Ibrahim | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK Politics
Sahar Ibrahim

When will the people of UK, Pakistan and the rest of the world, who are truly affected by everything that goes on, sleep soundly again? When will the rest of us wake up and do something about it?

Violence In Karachi Leaves 31 Dead

BBC | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK Politics

At least 31 people have been killed since Monday in the latest surge of violence in the Pakistani city of Karachi. It is thought that the armed groups...