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This September 23, 2010 courtroom drawing shows Pakistani scientist Dr. Aafia Siddiqui (C) with Judge Richard Berman (L), US Assistant Attorney Christopher LaVigne (2ndL) and Attorney Linda Moreno (R) in New York. A US federal court Thursday sentenced Aafia Siddiqui to 86 years in prison for attempted murder of US officers in Afghanistan. (Shirley Shepard/AFP/Getty Images)

US-Trained Pakistani Neuroscientist Jailed for 86 Years

US-trained Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui has been sentenced to 86 years in prison after being convicted of two counts of attempted murder by the federal court in New York today more
Two boys look out over a large relief camp on September 23, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Displaced by Floods, Two Boys Take in the View

China is to give another 200 million USD in emergency flood aid to Pakistan, Premier Wen Jiabao announced during a visit to New York for a UN anti-poverty summit. more
An Indian kabbadi player (L) is brought to the ground during the 2008 Sri Guru Gobind Singh Kabaddi Series in Gopalpur Majwind village, some 25 kms from Amritsar on November 9, 2008. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

Got a Grassy Field and Nothing To Do? How About a Game of Kabaddi?

Originally from South Asia, the game has been around for over 4,000 years, and requires the physical strength of an NFL linebacker and the mental strength of a yogi. more
Foreign Minister Qureshi claims that Pakistanis and their government emphatically reject any Taliban influence, in a talk on Sept. 24, 2010. (1 min., 55 sec.)
Qureshi: War on Terror is Pakistan's War
Under Pakistan's democratic government, Foreign Minister says, public opinion has turned against extremism. more
Tariq Ali at Asia Society New York on Sept. 17, 2010.
Tariq Ali: New President, Same Mistakes
Historian and critic Tariq Ali traces the continuity of errors between Bush, Obama foreign policy. more
Pakistani children living in the town of Faridabad, cut off by surrounding flood waters, climb a tree to watch a navy helicopter evacuating residents to safer ground.

Photo of the Day: On Higher Ground, A Vantage Point

Pakistani children living in the town of Faridabad, cut off by surrounding flood waters, climb a tree to watch a navy helicopter evacuating residents to safer ground. more
Songs Of Blood and Sword: A Daughter’s Memoir by Fatima Bhutto (Nation Books, 2010).

Discuss: Fatima Bhutto & the Future of Democracy in Pakistan

Fatima Bhutto's discusses her critically acclaimed book, "Songs of Blood and Sword." more
Indonesian female Muslims perform Eid al-Fitr prayers at Bali's Bajra Sandhi monument and park in Denpasar on September 10, 2010 marking the end of holy month of Ramadan. (Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP/Getty Images)

Eid Celebrated With Mixed Feelings This Year

Not all Muslim countries in Asia are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr this year. Deadly flooding in Pakistan and violence in Indian-administered Kashmir have set a somber mood this holiday season. more
Pakistani Shiite Muslim men help injured blast victims at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Quetta on September 3, 2010. (Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

Sectarian Violence Rises Amid Floods in Pakistan

Hassan Abbas, Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow, explained that the Pakistani Taliban's attacks on Shiites would not weaken their campaign against the army or Nato. more
Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi (R) of Pakistan shakes hands with teammate Rohan Bopanna of India after defeating Bob Bryan and teammate Mike Bryan of the USA 7-6(8),7-5 during their quarterfinal match on day 5 of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic on August 6, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

South Asian Tennis Dynamic Duo Advances

Tennis stars Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi of Pakistan and Rohan Bopanna of India forge an unlikely friendship on and off court. more