“Ekan” chases his motorcycle adorned with Indian national flags as he practices stunts for a daredevil show to celebrate India’s Independence Day in Bhubaneswar, India.
Pakistan flood aid is coming from new quarters as educated Pakistanis raise funds and distribute aid directly to victims of the flood. Activist networks have sprung up as the middle class has become more prosperous and organized.
Nuclear-armed Pakistan is too critical for Washington to abandon again as it moves to withdraw from Afghanistan. The tragic flooding in Pakistan gives the United States a rare opportunity to demonstrate goodwill and break the cynical cycle of its relationship with Islamabad.
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In the town of Muzaffargarh, those with their own transportation began leaving at the start of the Pakistan floods. But some 100,000 residents remain homeless and stranded.
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The US is in the middle of a $7.5 billion aid program to Pakistan. But America's image is slipping in the country, where its unfavorable rating is almost as bad as the Taliban's and even Al Qaeda is more popular.
US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is showing America's long-term commitment to Pakistan by announcing US development aid that will eventually amount to $7.5 billion. Assistance with electricity, water, and health are practical steps that can help build Pakistani trust in America.
The mood was upbeat during Hillary Clinton's two-day visit to Pakistan, in contrast to her visit in October. Today she announced plans for two hydroelectric dams and three hospital projects.
Pakistan bombing outside a government office on Friday killed 62 people and wounded 111 in one of the deadliest attacks in Pakistan this year.