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  • Extremism rising and more vicious: Expert Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 8:45 AM ET
    Extremism rising and more vicious: Expert

    David Gordon, International Capital Strategies, discusses the increase in violent terrorist acts around the globe.

  • Fracking or drinking water: Must we choose? Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Fracking equipment in Colorado

    Many shale-rich countries face a dilemma, says a new report. It might mean a choice between fracking for energy or having enough water to drink.

  • Will there be progress in India-Pakistan ties? Monday, 26 May 2014 | 9:44 PM ET
    Will there be progress in India-Pakistan ties?

    Pradeep Taneja, Social and Political Sciences Lecturer at the University of Melbourne, discusses the significance of Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif's attendance at Narendra Modi's inauguration ceremony.

  • One battle that India and Pakistan are in together Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 9:35 PM ET
    One battle that India and Pakistan are in together

    Shahid Javed Burki, former Vice-President of the World Bank and the Former Finance Minister of Pakistan says both nations must prioritize reviving growth.

  • China makes global inroads on arms sale Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 11:32 AM ET
    Aviation Industry Corporation of China employees hold a model of the JF-17 fighter jet at an aviation expo in Beijing, Sept. 28, 2013.

    China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.

  • Going further afield in the hunt for yield Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:45 AM ET
    Going further afield in the hunt for yield

    Manooj Mistry, head of exchange trading at Deutsche Bank, tells CNBC why he likes Pakistan as a frontier market.

  • Benefits of Investing in Pakistan Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Benefits of Investing in Pakistan

    Jens Yahya Zimmerman, partner at the New Silk Route, talks to CNBC about the benefits of investing in Pakistan.

  • 7-Eleven Human Trafficking Bust Nets 9 Arrests Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 4:57 PM ET
    Police officers stand outside one of the several 7-Elevens they raided as part of an identity theft and illegal immigration investigation.

    Nine owners and managers of more than a dozen 7-Eleven stores were charged Monday in a scheme to traffic in workers from Pakistan, prosecutors said.

  • Electricity Is Sharif's Main Challenge: Pro Monday, 13 May 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
    Electricity Is Sharif's Main Challenge: Pro

    Claudine Fry, South Asia senior analyst at Control Risks, tells CNBC Nawaz Sharif faces serious challenges, particularly the electricity crisis, after winning the election in Pakistan over the weekend.

  • Is it Time to Invest in Pakistan? Monday, 13 May 2013 | 3:45 AM ET
    Is it Time to Invest in Pakistan?

    Arvind Ramakrishnan, principal Asia analyst at Maplecroft, says that the election outcome in Pakistan is positive politically but won't bring any change on the economic front.

  • Positive on India, but Wait on China Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 10:20 PM ET
    Investing: Positive in India, but wait on China.

    Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management shares his investment strategy for Asia's emerging market giants.

  • Pakistan Election Likely to Produce Hung Parliament: Expert

    Omar Hamid, head of Asia analysis at IHS, talks to CNBC about the upcoming election in Pakistan and what will be important.

  • A Chaotic Market That's One of World's Top Performers Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 12:34 AM ET
    Karachi Stock Exchange

    Pakistan's chaotic financial heart is home to 18 million people, Taliban bombers, contract killers - and one of the world's most successful stock markets.

  • Afghans Warned: The Taxman Is Coming After You Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 3:27 AM ET

    Afghanistan's tax to GDP ratio today stands above 11 percent - ahead of neighboring Pakistan's dismal 9 percent.

  • $2 Trillion Economy With a Major Trust Problem Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    A $2 trillion economy and a stock market that trades at valuations cheaper than Pakistan - Russia is struggling to gain the trust of international capital.

  • Startup Village wants to help engineers develop 1,000 Internet and mobile companies in the next 10 years. It provides members with office space, guidance and a chance to hobnob with the stars of the tech industry.

  • *Robusta hits lowest level since February, Vietnam crop weighs. LONDON, Nov 6- Robusta coffee futures on Liffe fell to a nine-month low on Tuesday with the market weighed by the prospect of a large harvest in Vietnam while ICE arabica coffee turned higher after setting a 4-1/ 2 month low.

  • *Robusta hits lowest level since March, Vietnam crop weighs. LONDON, Nov 6- Robusta coffee futures on Liffe fell to an eight-month low on Tuesday with the market weighed by the prospect of a large harvest in Vietnam while ICE arabica coffee turned higher after setting a 4-1/ 2 month low during the prior session.

  • *DOJ, SEC convinced enforcement changing corporate culture. At least eight of the world's top 10 drugmakers, including Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, Pfizer Inc and Johnson&, have disclosed U.S. probes under the 1977 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

  • INSIGHT-At Nestle, interacting with the online enemy Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    VEVEY, Switzerland, Oct 26- It looks like mission control: in a Swiss market town, an array of screens in Nestle's headquarters tracks online sentiment. Other companies, such as PepsiCo, Danone and Unilever, have exploited the opportunities to promote themselves online.