gun violence http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/49271/all en Boston Marathon bombings: a Pakistani perspective http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/boston-marathon-bombings-pakistan-terrorism Historic Copley Square is one of my favorite places in my adopted city of Boston. This is where, last month, we held a vigil against Shia killings in Pakistan. This is where runners at the Annual Patriots’ Day Marathon cross the finish line at Boylston Street past the majestic public library. And this is where, on April 15, two bombs exploded, disrupting the idyllic scene of the marathon on a crisp, sunny Monday afternoon. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/boston-marathon-bombings-pakistan-terrorism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Attack gun violence Home mass shootings pakistan terrorism Conflict Zones Military Commentary Political Risk Pakistan United States Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:23:45 +0000 Beena Sarwar 5825442 at http://www.globalpost.com Santa Monica shooter identified by authorities http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130609/santa-monica-shooter-identified-authorities Twenty-four-year-old John Zawahri has been identified as the Santa Monica shooter, who killed four people during a Friday spree in the Southern California beach city. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130609/santa-monica-shooter-identified-authorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gun violence guns Need to Know Americas United States Mon, 10 Jun 2013 00:27:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5853642 at http://www.globalpost.com