Tag archive for ‘Pakistan’
By Editorial Team On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Pakistan’s Musharraf Rushed To Hospital On Way To Court

Former President Pervez Musharraf has dismissed the treason charge as politically motivated. Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has been taken to a hospital with a suspected heart problem while on his way More...

By Editorial Team On Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Interview: A Continued U.S. Presence In Afghanistan ‘Will Help Prevent Civil War’

Former Pakistani Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani Husain Haqqani, Pakistan’s former ambassador to the United States and currently a professor at Boston University, spoke to RFE/RL’s Radio More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, May 9th, 2013

A Guide To Pakistan’s General Elections

By Abubakar Siddique A Pakistani man walks past electoral posters of Pakistani politician and former cricketer Imran Khan, in Karachi. On May 11, nearly half of Pakistan’s population of 180 million will head More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Former Actress Takes On Pakistan’s Leading Islamist Cleric

Former Pakistani film star turned politician Musarat Shaheen (right) in Islamabad in 2000 She was once the darling of millions of filmgoers. Today, she begs for votes in a dusty city in northwestern Pakistan. Mussarat More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Afghan, Pakistani Troops Clash At Disputed Border

 An Afghan border guard has reportedly been killed and three others injured during a six-hour clash with Pakistani troops along a disputed border line between the two countries. Afghan officials in the eastern More...

By Editorial Team On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Pakistani Women Hit The Campaign Trail

There are fears that Election Commission efforts to prevent candidates from providing transportation to their supporters to reach polling stations will deter many rural women from voting. (file photo) Election day More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Children of God: Tyke terror training camp in Pakistan

Video footage allegedly showing Kindergarten-aged children firing an arsenal of heavy firepower at a terrorist training camp in Pakistan’s tribal area has surfaced online. Young children garbed in shalwar kameez More...

By Editorial Team On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Casualty Figure Raised In Attack On Pakistan Election Rally

Pakistani volunteers search a destroyed vehicle at the site of a suicide-bomb attack at an election campaign rally in Peshawar. The death toll has increased in the aftermath of a suicide-bomb attack at an election More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Reports Say Pakistani Spy Agency Secretly Collaborated In CIA Drone War

Pakistani activists burn the U.S. flag during a protest in Multan in May 2012 soon after a drone strike nearby killed four alleged militants. Investigative journalists working out of Washington and Islamabad are More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, March 29th, 2013

Suicide bomber strikes in Pakistan’s Peshawar

A suicide bomber  has targeted a senior Pakistani police commander in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing at least 10 people and wounding 18 others, officials have said. Police official Dost Mohammed Khan said More...