Friday, September 19, 2014

Latest Pakistan News

Pakistani Professor Shot Dead In Karachi

Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a professor of Islam in southern Pakistan. More

Pakistan Suspends Execution Of Murder Convict

A Pakistani court has reportedly postponed the hanging of a convicted murderer in what would have been the country's first civilian execution in six years. More

New Polio Cases Reported In Pakistan

Thirteen new cases of polio have reportedly been detected in Pakistan. More

Dozens Of Militants Killed in NW Pakistan

Pakistan's army says it has killed 40 militants and destroyed five of their hideouts and ammunition depots in air strikes in the country’s northwest. More

Passengers Block Pakistani Lawmakers Over Flight Delay

Passengers on a flight from Karachi to Islamabad blocked two Pakistani lawmakers from boarding, complaining their flight was delayed for more than two hours because of the politicians’ late arrival. More

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Features & Commentary

Interview: Malala Day Celebrates Children's Education

Radio Free Afghanistan marks the July 14 celebration of 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai and her life mission with an interview with this tireless champion of girls' education.
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About RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal

Radio Mashaal was launched in January 2010 in order to counter a growing number of Islamic extremist radio stations in Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province (now Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas along the border with Afghanistan.

"Gandhara" - New Website

An ancient region comprising parts of today's Afghanistan and Pakistan inspires the "Gandhara" page, which provides foreign-policy audiences with reporting, analysis, and commentary direct from Radio Mashaal's local correspondents in Afghanistan and Pakistan with the aim of promoting peace. Go to "Gandhara"