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28 March 2015
March 28 marks the first anniversary of the attack on Pakistani blogger and prominent political commentator Raza Rumi. Once a contributor to Global Voices, Rumi was added to the Taliban's hit...
23 March 2015
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17 March 2015
When most music fans think trance or indie and progressive rock, they don't think of Pakistani bands. But that's exactly what audiences at the SXSW Pakistan Showcase will see.
13 March 2015
12 March 2015
The documentary about the horrific 2012 Delhi rape case wasn't perfect, but any thoughtful critiques were shoved aside when India's government banned the film and asked YouTube to block it.
7 March 2015
Nepal's only international airport has only just begun hosting flights again after the March 4 crash landing of a Turkish Airlines plane.
Foreign climbers and Nepalese authorities share the blame for a famous mountain covered in different kinds of debris, including lots of the human kind.
With 2 in 3 children out-of-school, the government in Pakistan's province of Balochistan has launched an aggressive campaign against cheating in exams.
5 March 2015
Talha Baloch was originally from the coastal Balochistan city of Gwadar. But after a series of career dead ends, he moved to Lyari, Karachi, known for producing excellent boxers.