Philip Reeves appears in the following:
Thursday, October 01, 2015
The Afghan government claims Thursday that its troops have retaken the northern city of Kunduz, which fell to Taliban forces two days earlier.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Taliban overran the Afghan city of Kunduz earlier this week. This comes just a few months after a new leader took over the Taliban and a year after President Ashraf Ghani took power of the Afghan government.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Russia carried out a series of airstrikes in Syria Wednesday, giving short notice to the U.S. that it also has planes in the air nearby and is calling out for more coordination.
Monday, September 28, 2015
The Taliban have launched a massive attack on the northern Afghan city of Kunduz. There are reports that they have taken over parts of the city.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Pakistan's modern capitol has wide highways and shiny shopping malls — and now thousands of farm animals, brought to the city for sacrifice on one of the most important Islamic holidays, Eid al-Adha.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
In Pakistan, speaking your mind on some issues can cost you your life. But one small minority is refusing to be silenced.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Islam's holy month of Ramadan means the devout are fasting from dawn to dusk. Most who fast are adults but so do many children. Ramadan, however, can mean different things to different kids.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
At least 800 people have died in a heat wave sweeping through Pakistan.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Parvez Henry Gill says the cross is intended as a "symbol of peace." But in a city where sectarian violence is common, the cross could become a target. Gill acknowledges that death threats are common.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Aftab Bahadur had been jailed for more than two decades before he was put to death. Pakistan has executed more than 150 people since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty last December.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Pakistan's journalists have a proud history of standing up to power at great personal sacrifice. Yet most are also happy to accept massively discounted plots of prime real estate from the government.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Indian authorities detained a pigeon suspected of spying for Pakistan. That has sparked humorous reactions from both nations. Yet, there's nothing outlandish about pigeons being used for espionage.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Sex is a topic not often broached in a conservative Muslim country like Pakistan. Yet a cable TV program hosted by a male doctor has proved popular, particularly among 30-something women.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
On a visit to Afghanistan, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif openly condemned the behavior of the Taliban. We examine what's behind the change in rhetoric.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
In Pakistan, the people of Karachi have much to complain about but speaking out can cost you your life. But there is a patch of sidewalk where frustrated citizens feel they can raise their voices.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
On Friday, gunmen killed prominent Pakistani women's rights activist and book store owner Sabeen Mahmud. At a book fair in Karachi, colleagues are mourning her loss.
Friday, April 24, 2015
A U.S. drone strike in January killed an American being held hostage in Pakistan by al-Qaida, the White House announced Thursday. Warren Weinstein was killed along with another aid worker, from Italy.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
China's President is pledging to invest $46 billion in a corridor across Pakistan linking China with the Middle East. Some analysts say this signifies a decline in America's influence in the region.
Monday, April 20, 2015
China's President Xi Jinping is in Pakistan to oversee the signing of agreements for a plan that would build $46 billion in infrastructure and energy projects. China aims to create greater land and sea ties with Pakistan in order to strengthen its influence in European and Middle Eastern markets.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit long-time ally Pakistan this week to discuss a port project and roads that link the two countries. China is hoping to extend its influence in region.