The US government has announced a successful military assault on a large
mansion in Abbottabad, near Islamabad, which has resulted in the killing
of Osama Bin Laden.
Paul Murphy questions EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht on the
worsening situation in Pakistan after last year’s flooding, the role of
speculation in food prices and its impact on the poor
Four-day strike called off. Government accepted all three demands
4,500 sacked workers reinstated
Stand off continues as workers’ siege of company headquarters enters
Religion, politics and the working class
20,000 jobs under threat - protesting workers forced the authorities to
Protesting port workers of Port Qasim in Karachi walked out and
effectively took over the port on 17th of January.
Religious extremism on the rise
Feudal lords and politicians’ criminal decisions led to disaster
More than one hundred thousand children left homeless by Pakistan’s
floods are in danger of dying because they simply do not have enough to
eat, according to UNICEF.