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Obfuscating the Crime in Pakistan

Hassan Raza | Posted 05.30.2015 | Religion
Hassan Raza

In an unfortunate incident that took place in Balochistan province of Pakistan on Friday night, dozens of heavily armed gunmen, wearing the uniforms o...

Pakistani Officials Seize 100 Tons Of Bomb-Making Materials

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

By Gul Yousufzai QUETTA, Pakistan Aug 20 (Reuters) - Security forces seized 100 tons of bomb-making material from Quetta, one of Pakis...

Suicide Bomber In Pakistan Kills 30 At Policeman's Funeral

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a police officer's funeral in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing 30 people gathered...

Stand With Malala for Education for All

Gordon Brown | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact
Gordon Brown

Malala Yousafzai -- the 15-year-old Pakistani girl militants tried to assassinate -- is the first signatory of a new worldwide petition launched today after terrorists, hell-bent on preventing girls being educated, murdered 14 students at an all girls' college in Pakistan.

Car Bomb Kills 12 In Pakistan

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — A large bomb hidden by the Taliban in a rickshaw exploded as a police vehicle passed in southwest Pakistan on Thursday, killi...

New Wave Of Deadly Bombings Ahead Of Pakistani Vote

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

MIRAN SHAH, Pakistan -- A pair of bombs targeting the offices of candidates running in this weekend's election killed three people Friday in northwest...

Pakistani Shiites End Protest After Gov't Launches Offensive Against Bombers

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Shiite leaders called for an end to three days of protests by thousands of members of the minority Muslim sect in southwester...

Dozens Dead In Pakistan Market Blast

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 04.18.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — A bomb hidden in a water tank ripped through a crowded vegetable market in a mostly Shiite neighborhood in a southwestern Pak...

Bus Bombing Kills 5 Students

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 06.18.2012 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan -- A bomb tore into a bus heading to a university in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing five students and injuring more than 50...

Bombing At Seminary Kills 14, Injures Dozens

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — A bomb attached to a bicycle exploded outside a seminary in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, po...

Car Bomb Rips Through Upscale Neighborhood, Killing At Least 9

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 02.29.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's Supreme Court set up a judicial commission Friday to investigate a secret memo scandal that threatens the government, law...

Suicide Bombers Attack House Of A Top Military Officer In Pakistan

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 11.06.2011 | World

By ABDUL SATTAR, Associated Press QUETTA, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers killed 22 people while targeting a top army officer in southwest P...

Gunmen Ambush Minibus With Shiites In Quetta, 11 Killed

AP | Posted 09.29.2011 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Gunmen opened fire on a minibus carrying minority Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing 11 people in w...

Gunmen Kidnap 8 Pakistani Aid Workers Of U.S.-Based Organization

Posted 09.19.2011 | Impact

Gunmen have kidnapped eight Pakistani aid workers of the U.S.-based American Refugee Committee, according to the Associated Press. The workers went m...

Pakistan in Ten Years: The Optimistic View

Howard Schweber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Howard Schweber

So is Pakistan a failed state, or on its way out of the morass in which it presently finds itself? I think there are three reasons for Pakistan to be optimistic.

Contemplation of Drone Strikes in Quetta Belies Obama's Claim of Just War

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

The US is rattling a saber about killing people in Quetta, despite all the inevitable civilian death and mass outrage. Such a move would show the shallowness of the "just war" talk in Obama's disgraceful Nobel paean to Mars.

Snake Eyes in Afghanistan

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

None of the credible options in Afghanistan offer real chances for rolling back the insurgent reaction to our presence or reducing terrorism against the United States.

Bride, Groom Among 14 Killed In Pakistan

Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

QUETTA-At least 14 people including a bride and bridegroom were killed and 20 others sustained critical injuties, some of them seriously, in separate ...

American UN Official, John Solecki, Kidnapped By Gunmen In Pakistan

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Gunmen seized an American U.N. worker as he rode to work, shooting and killing his driver, U.N. and Pakistani authorities sai...