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.
Pakistan militant groups are using Facebook, Twitter, and text messages to share their views and even incite violence. They are targeting a wider, more educated, and urban, audience. The Pakistan government has "no plans" to block the messages.
Thousand of Pakistanis protested Friday after militants attacked a Lahore shrine. Debate is intensifying about the potential for a rise in sectarian violence.
Two suicide bombers stormed a crowded shrine sacred to Sufism, a moderate strain of Islam, killing at least 50 and wounding more than 170. Pakistan is questioning whose hand was behind the Sufi shrine attack.
Pakistan TV talk-show hosts like Zaid Hamid and Amir Liaquat Hussain peddle anti-American conspiracy theories and bash minorities.
A devotee poses during the 42th Hare Krishna Festival of Chariots in central London, Sunday. Devotees of Lord Krishna pulled three 40 foot high chariots from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square in celebration of Indian culture and spirituality in this annual festival.
An gallery assistant stands on the artwork 'Floor' created by South Korean artist Do Ho-suh at the Hong Kong International Art Fair on Friday. The art fair is open from May 27 to 30, which attracts the gathering of artists, gallery directors, curators and collectors.