Wednesday, November 26, 2014


Latest Pakistan News

Pakistan Air Strikes Kill Militants

The Pakistani army says its fighter jets have killed 20 militants in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan. More

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai

Karzai: No India-Pakistan 'Proxy War' Here

Afghanistan’s former president, Hamid Karzai, has said at a gathering in New Delhi that Kabul will not allow its soil to be used for a "proxy war" between India and Pakistan. More

Pakistan - map - redesign

Pakistani Air Force Training Jet Crashes Near Karachi, Killing Pilot

Pakistan’s Air Force said on November 22 that one of its jets has crashed in southern Pakistan, killing the pilot. More

Roadside Bomb Kills Pakistani Soldier

The attack happened in the Mithra area on the outskirts of Peshawar, the capital of the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. More

Bomb Derails Pakistani Train

Pakistan officials say a bomb blast has derailed a train in the country's southwest, wounding at least eight people. More

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Features & Commentary

Video Former Afghan President Blasts U.S., Foreign Military Campaign

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has shed some light on his administration's troubled relationship with Washington, describing his country as a young boy pitted against a muscular, weapon-toting "bully."
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Interview: Indian Peace Prize Laureate Looks To Join Forces With Malala

No child should have to grow up amid fear and war, according to Kailash Satyarthi, and the Indian Nobel Peace Prize laureate is looking to join forces with co-winner Malala Yousafzai to ensure that none have to.
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Militants In Afghanistan, Pakistan Claiming Allegiance To IS

Is the Islamic State extremist group expanding to Afghanistan and Pakistan? The possibility is growing as some militants in the region are pledging allegiance to the organization's leadership.
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About RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal

www.mashaalradio.com/

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"