Philip Reeves http://www.kunc.org en Pakistani Juice Drink Packs A Sweet And Spicy Punch http://www.kunc.org/post/pakistani-juice-drink-packs-sweet-and-spicy-punch You don't often see a man cheerily quaffing from a half-pint mug on a street corner in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad.<p>But the drink in this gentleman's hand is as innocent as a newborn kitten.<p>It's called <a href="http://herbs-treatandtaste.blogspot.com/2011/01/what-is-aloo-bukhara-plums-medicinal.html">aloo bukhara</a> juice, and contains tamarind and dried plums, or prunes, if you prefer.<p>Summer's reaching a punishing peak here - it's 104 degrees Fahrenheit - so I assumed he was just drinking to keep cool.<p>But a sign on the wall behind him explains that <em>aloo bukhara</em> offers o Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:58:00 +0000 Philip Reeves 57725 at http://www.kunc.org Pakistani Juice Drink Packs A Sweet And Spicy Punch Taliban Claim Credit For Another Attack In Karachi http://www.kunc.org/post/taliban-claim-credit-another-attack-karachi Militants are attacking a security training facility near the Karachi airport. The incident comes less than two days after a deadly attack on the Karachi airport itself. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:37:00 +0000 Philip Reeves 57553 at http://www.kunc.org Taliban Claim Responsibility For Karachi Airport Attack http://www.kunc.org/post/taliban-claim-responsibility-karachi-airport-attack Gunmen attacked Pakistan's international airport in Karachi Sunday night. At least 23 people are dead, including airport guards and the 10 militants said to be behind the attack. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:32:00 +0000 Philip Reeves 57522 at http://www.kunc.org Who Shot Pakistan's Star News Anchor? Some Point To Spy Agency http://www.kunc.org/post/who-shot-pakistans-star-news-anchor-some-point-spy-agency Pakistan's biggest media house and the country's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, have been embroiled in conflict recently. Geo TV alleged that ISI tried to kill the network's anchor, who was shot and badly injured in April. Now, government regulators have intervened, banning Geo for two weeks. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:13:00 +0000 Philip Reeves 57472 at http://www.kunc.org At Indian Prime Minister's Inauguration, A Historic Pakistani Presence http://www.kunc.org/post/indian-prime-ministers-inauguration-historic-pakistani-presence Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was among the guests at Narenda Modi's inauguration. It's the first time the leader of one of the archrivals has attended the swearing-in of the other. Mon, 26 May 2014 21:17:00 +0000 Philip Reeves 57013 at http://www.kunc.org