Thursday, October 02, 2014

Latest Pakistan News

Teacher Killed In Pakistan Grenade Attack

A female teacher has been killed and two girls injured in an attack on a school in volatile northwestern Pakistan. More

Two Ethnic Uzbek Taliban Fighters From Tajikistan Sentenced

A court in Dushanbe has sentenced two ethnic Uzbeks from Tajikistan's southern Khatlon province to nine years in jail for fighting in Afghanistan as Taliban members. More

Deadly Drone Strike In Pakistan

Pakistani intelligence officials say a U.S. drone strike killed three suspected militants and wounded another in a northwestern tribal region of Pakistan along the Afghan border. More

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (file photo)

India Calls On Pakistan To Show 'Seriousness' For Talks

Addressing the UN General Assembly, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said Pakistan needs to show more "seriousness" to resume dialogue between the two neighbors. More

Eight Injured In Pakistan Bomb Attack

At least eight people, including police officers, have been injured in a suicide attack on a police convoy in Pakistan's port city of Karachi. More

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Features & Commentary

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.

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"