Pakistan.

This Moving Song Mixes Pakistan's National Anthem With India's To Mark 70 Years Of Independence

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK
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A mash-up of the national anthems of India and Pakistan has been released to mark 70 years since the partition of India. The song, shared on Facebook ...

They Captured And Forced Him Out Of His Home: This Isn't Syria In 2017, It Was India In 1947

Paven Sharma | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK
Paven Sharma

The pang of separation from his own father was to be a monumental event in his life. He and his siblings missed their father dearly. They were lost and in need of a leader. Each morning, they would go to the train station waiting for their father, hoping for his safe arrival.

Heat Waves Could Make Going Outside Deadly In Some Countries Before 2100

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Tech

Going outside could become deadly before the end of this century as it is predicted climate change will cause heat waves across South Asia, where 20% ...

The Bizarre Case Of How A Popular Font May Have Forced The Pakistan PM To Resign

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK

A humble typeface appears to have unexpectedly played a massive part in forcing Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign. The bizarre twist ...

Overcoming The Divisions Of Partition 70 Years On

Jasvir Singh | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK
Jasvir Singh

This summer marks 70 years since the Independence of India, the creation of Pakistan, and the Partition of Punjab and Bengal. These three distinct events, bundled up as they often are as being a single experience, was a tumultuous time for the subcontinent.

Death Sentence For Man Who ‘Blasphemed On Facebook’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK

A man accused of sharing blasphemous content about Islam on Facebook has been sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan. Taimoor Raza, a minority Shii...

Islamic Finance And Banking: The Road Forward

Jawad Syed | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK
Jawad Syed

In recent years, Islamic finance has emerged as a potential tool for curbing poverty and financing development worldwide. From an Islamic business eth...

As A Christian, I Stand In Solidarity With Stephen Fry - Blasphemy Laws Are Wrong, Dangerous And Should Be Repealed

Benedict Rogers | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

Precisely because some of my own friends have been killed or jailed under unjust blasphemy laws, I take very seriously Voltaire's principle - I disagree with what he said, but I will defend to the death his right to say it.

BBC Asian Network Apologises After Asking 'What Is The Right Punishment For Blasphemy?'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK

The BBC has apologised after asking “what is the right punishment for blasphemy?” was on its Asian Network account. The question posed was designe...

Here's What Happened In The Mysterious Man On The Moor Case

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK

A new documentary airing Wednesday takes a fresh look on the case of the “Man on the Moor” - a mystery man found dead on a moor after suffering po...

Can The Power Of Mobile Innovation Radically Disrupt Systems Of Poverty?

Farah Ramzan Golant | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Tech
Farah Ramzan Golant

all women everywhere At Girl Effect, we recognise the incredible work and impact these initiatives are having. However we believe that, in order to make lasting change, we need to stop poverty before it starts. To do this we need to tackle the cause: we have to reframe what it means to be a girl in her community.

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...

Imran Khan: Why This Man Isn't Really Sexy

Mohsin Tanveer | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK
Mohsin Tanveer

Imran Khan - sex symbol, matinee idol and pin-up cricketer - is not fantastically good looking. Maybe it's because his eyes are particularly small, hi...

Mystery Of Unknown Man Found Poisoned On Moor Is Finally Solved

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK

The mystery of an unknown man who was found dead on a moor with poison in his body more than a year ago has finally been solved. The man, dubbed Neil ...

Patriachy Is Political

Shaista Aziz | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Politics
Shaista Aziz

For generations women's rights campaigners have been working to create a world where there is greater gender equity and parity. But across the world...

Kashmir: The Unresolved Crisis

Julie Cooper | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Politics
Julie Cooper

If the Prime Minister truly wants us to be a global outward looking country, she needs to look at the global impact the continued uncertainty over Kashmir's future is having and encourage all sides to resume talks. We cannot continue to champion our freedoms here at home whilst allowing them to be deprived to people abroad.

Mother Given Death Sentence For Burning Daughter Alive In ‘Honour Killing’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK

A Pakistani mother has been sentenced to death after killing her daughter in a so-called honour crime. Parveen Rafiq had confessed to tying her 18-yea...

Ahmadi Muslims In UK Concerned For Their Safety After Pubjab Mosque Attack

Rob McDowall | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK
Rob McDowall

Ahmadi Muslims will host prayers across the UK today in solidarity with the victims of the Punjab mosque attack which left one dead and the Ahmadi com...

Pakistani Student Osama Reflects On How Studying In London Enabled Him To Unlock His Full Potential

James Farrell | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Tech
James Farrell

Computing student Osama Rama discusses his passion for robotics which brought him to London. Shortlisted for the Mayor of London's International Student Innovation Award for his robot, Oizuu, Osama is doing a masters course in Computing and AI at Imperial College London.

Pakistani Pop Star Turned Islamic Preacher Killed In Plane Crash

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK

Pakistani pop star turned Islamic-preacher Junaid Jamshed is said to be among the 48 people believed to have been killed in a plane crash in Pakistan....

Pakistani Airlines Flight Crashes Into Mountain After 'Disappearing' From Radar

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

A Pakistan International Airlines flight carrying more than 40 people crashed on Wednesday en route to Islamabad from the northern city of Chitral, a ...

Trump's Chat With Pakistan's PM Is Even Weirder When You Consider These Three Awkward Tweets

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK

Donald Trump has been widely mocked for his choice of words during a conversation with Pakistan’s prime minister - but the exchange was odd for more...

Sending Refugees Back To A Conflict Zone Should Not Be Up For Sale

Jonathan Whittall | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Politics
Jonathan Whittall

Sending people back to a conflict zone should not be up for sale. 2015 recorded the highest number of Afghans fleeing their country since the US-led military intervention of 2001. This latest deal threatens to push back thousands of men, women and children into harm's way, forcibly returning them en masse to a country still in the grip of conflict.

Integration And Assimilation: Politicians Need to Know The Difference.

Abdulla Zaman | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Abdulla Zaman

Politicians have misused 'integration' to describe assimilation. In doing so, they have given false expectations of what it produces. Migrant groups are consequently misrepresented as isolated and disloyal.

On Comfort Blankets And War

Anindya Raychaudhuri | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK
Anindya Raychaudhuri

Maybe, just maybe, if we stopped worshipping national flags, stopped considering dying in the name of a flag as anything other than a shameful waste - maybe if we instead valued a child's comfort blanket or toy a little bit more - we might finally move beyond the curse of partition. Until then, I, for one, desperately need a comfort blanket of my own.