Philip Reeves appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, an infectious diseases expert at Boston University, is going to Sierra Leone to help care for Ebola patients. She talks to Kelly McEvers about the challenges she expects to face.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
One man's quest to get out of Gaza and into Egypt highlights Palestinian calls for more freedom of movement.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Thousands of people are converging on Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, for a protest rally against the government. The protesters began their 300-mile march in Lahore, led by Imran Khan...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
It is Independence Day in Pakistan, an occasion traditionally celebrated with military parades and grandiose speeches, with poetry and prayers, and with a great deal of flourishing of the national flag.
But 67 years after this nation was carved out of the subcontinent at the end of British colonial rule, ...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
The people of Pakistan are all too familiar with the tidal waves of humanity that can roll across the landscape with the outbreak of war.
Living in their midst are some 1.6 million Afghan refugees who, over the last 35 years, moved eastward to escape the violence that periodically engulfs ...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
A Pakistan International Airways plane was shot at in Peshawar on Wednesday. International airlines are canceling flights to the city. The bullet came through the window and one passenger died.
Friday, June 20, 2014
In Pakistan, people continue to flood out of the mountains bordering Afghanistan. An estimated 200,000 people have abandoned their homes and livestock to escape a new phase of war underway in the North Waziristan tribal area.
Monday, June 16, 2014
The offensive is in North Waziristan, a tribal area in the mountains bordering Afghanistan, and a haven for the Taliban and other militants. Tens of thousands of residents are pouring out of the area.
Friday, June 13, 2014
You don't often see a man cheerily quaffing from a half-pint mug on a street corner in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad.
But the drink in this gentleman's hand is as innocent as a newborn kitten.
It's called aloo bukhara juice, and contains tamarind and dried plums, or prunes, if you ...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
As the World Cup bonanza kicks off in Brazil, it'll be watched with unusual interest by a nation on the other side of the globe that enjoys no international success whatever on the soccer field.
The 200 million or so people of Pakistan are far more celebrated for their ...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Militants are attacking a security training facility near the Karachi airport. The incident comes less than two days after a deadly attack on the Karachi airport itself.
Monday, June 09, 2014
Gunmen attacked Pakistan's international airport in Karachi Sunday night. At least 23 people are dead, including airport guards and the 10 militants said to be behind the attack.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Pakistan's biggest media house and the country's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, have been embroiled in conflict recently. Geo TV alleged that ISI tried to kill the network's...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Altaf Hussain has been running his powerful Pakistani political movement from self-imposed exile for 22 years. After he was arrested in London on Tuesday, Karachi came to a grinding halt.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Pakistan is reeling from the latest so-called "honor killing." Just feet from a courthouse, a pregnant woman was beaten to death with rocks and shot for marrying a man against her family's wishes.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Pakistan's No. 1 TV anchor Hamid Mir is recovering from six bullet wounds. He was shot by motorcycle gunmen while he was being driven through Karachi. Mir immediately blamed Pakistan's spy agency,
Monday, May 26, 2014
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was among the guests at Narenda Modi's inauguration. It's the first time the leader of one of the archrivals has attended the swearing-in of the other.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Most Pakistanis follow a form of Islam that's entwined with South Asia's mystical Sufi tradition. They are known as Barelvis, and they are under attack from hardline Deobandis Muslims.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
The city street where Sachal Studios is located looks like any other in Lahore, Pakistan. There are tea stalls and rickshaws and grimy car repair shops.
But it doesn't quite sound the same — or more precisely, there's a sound that Pakistanis have begun to forget.
Inside Sachal Studios, an ...