4-27-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on April 27, 2010 at 8:55 am

Other stories:
Pakistanis living on brink, often in the dark (New York Times)
13 militants are killed in Orakzai (Associated Press)
Pakistan defends its soccer industry (Wall Street Journal)
India arrests diplomat in Islamabad for spying (BBC News)
  • Also: Indian diplomat held for passing secrets to Pakistan (Times of India)
State Department’s Chaudhary moves to NSC (Foreign Policy)
Zardari calls for unity in Khyber Pkhtunkhwa (Express Tribune)
Qureshi urges India to move on from 26/11 (Express Tribune)
Islamic banking consolidates in Pakistan (Express Tribune)
UN says aid must follow Pak military gains (Express Tribune)
University professor killed in Quetta (Dawn)
Scholarships for Balochistan, FATA students in jeopardy (Daily Times)
Court bars Punjab AG from representing Shahbaz (Daily Times)
Pakistan, Nepal pledge to improve ties (The News)
Where is Maulana Fazlullah? (The News)
What’s in a name? by Bilal Baloch (Foreign Policy)
China and Pakistan renew atomic friendship by Saurav Jha (World Politics Review)
The economic cost (Dawn)
A foot in the Punjab door (Daily Times)

Other stories:
We have met the enemy and he is PowerPoint (New York Times)
U.S. training Afghan villagers to fight the Taliban (Washington Post)
UN temporarily shuts mission in Kandahar (Reuters)
Karzai’s brother vows to back NATO in Kandahar (Financial Times)
  • Also: Kandahar “king” poses dilemma for U.S. (Financial Times)
  • Also: Battle for Kandahar tougher than expected (Time)
Obama sends skeptical lawmakers first Afghan update (Reuters)

UN report on attack cites friendly fire (Associated Press)
Afghan court jails Briton on bribery charges (BBC News)
India offers strong support to Afghan president (Dawn)
Obama must decide whether to talk to the Taliban by Ahmed Rashid (Washington Post)
The war through the eyes of a soldier’s wife by Georgie Hanlin (Christian Science Monitor)
Afghanistan’s little men by Anna Badkhen (Foreign Policy)

Other stories:
India government gathers allies before confidence vote (Reuters)

Indian man dies after radiation exposure (New York Times)
Indian party denies tapping phone calls (Wall Street Journal)
The dangers of digging up the truth in India (Time)
Modi’s operandi by Sadanand Dhume (Wall Street Journal)

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