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India Ready For Pakistan Talks, U.N. Alarmed By Kashmir Violence

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 08.17.2016 | World

SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI, Aug 17 (Reuters) - India is ready to send its top diplomat to Pakistan for talks focused on fighting cross-border terrorism, sourc...

Gunmen Kill At Least 22 Passengers Aboard Pakistani Buses

Posted 05.30.2015 | World

By Gul Yousufzai QUETTA, Pakistan, May 29 (Reuters) - Gunmen disguised as members of the Pakistani security forces killed at least 22 passengers on...

'Sabeen Was a Voice of Reason, Pluralism and Secularism: An Entrepreneur and a Changemaker'

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 05.08.2016 | World
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

May Sabeen's soul rest in peace even as we hope that her network will continue to be inspired by her enlightened vision, and her indefatigable courage to right the wrongs in Pakistan.

Mounting Tensions Between Pakistan Media and Military

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 06.24.2014 | Media
Malik Siraj Akbar

With the accusations about the I.S.I's involvement in another plot against a journalist, the failed assassination attempt has transformed into a major national debate in Pakistan about the army's hostile relationship with the media and desperate attempts to strangulate dissenting voices.

Increasing Difficulties for U.S. In Afghan War

Athar Mohiudin | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Athar Mohiudin

Complexities start multiplying for the United States ahead of withdrawal from Afghanistan, as on one side the situation is far from favorable for Washington in Kabul while on the other relatively safe NATO supply routes from Pakistan may face a closure.

Suspected Separatist Militants Kill 14 Pakistani Soldiers

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | World

(Adds background) QUETTA, Pakistan, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Suspected Baluch separatist militants ambushed a convoy of paramilitary troops ...

Life Is a Painful Wait Until the Next Attack for One Minority Group in Pakistan

Ahmad Shuja | Posted 12.07.2011 | World
Ahmad Shuja

While sectarian violence by its very nature is discriminatory, the attackers in Quetta have gone the extra step: Buses are stopped and the Shia of Hazara ethnicity are identified, lined up and shot in cold blood.

It's the Leadership, Stupid

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 09.17.2011 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

Pakistan is not only facing serious terrorism threats, but also a grave crisis of political leadership. The insurgent threat cannot be defeated with military force alone. Pakistan's political leaders have to demonstrate strong will and vision.

U.S. Enables Pakistan's Oppression of Balochistan

Michael Hughes | Posted 07.05.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

The Pakistani state has misused billions in U.S. military aid and has used U.S. military hardware to oppress the Baloch people on a daily basis.

Trapped in the Other Gulf Oil Slick -- Saudi Women Tell Mr. President: Set Us Free!

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Qanta Ahmed, MD

It's time that Saudi Arabia antes up and empowers its women to show the world they fear not the choice of powerful women.

Iran Blames US, Britain For Suicide Bombing

The Guardian | Robert Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's Revolutionary Guards today vowed to take revenge after blaming Britain and the US for a suicide bombing that killed six of its commanders and 3...

View from Pakistan: Today's Blast

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Pakistani children may be enjoying the break, but most of them know exactly why they can't go to school. I sit stiff as one boy looks up from his video game to tell me the school buses might not be safe right now.

Analysis: Why Iran Bombing Could Be Bad For Obama

TIME | Andrew Lee Butters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sunday's suicide terrorism attack that killed at least five commanders of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps could have an impact far beyond the Islami...

Google Earth Reveals History Of US Base In Pakistan

The Times | Jeremy Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The US was secretly flying unmanned drones from the Shamsi airbase in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan as early as 2006, according to a...