Sunday, February 07, 2016


Latest Pakistan News

Deadly Blast In Pakistan's Balochistan

A bomb blast has rocked southwestern Pakistan, killing at least seven people and wounding 35. More

Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah

Nations To Seek Direct Talks With Taliban

Representatives from four nations involved in talks aimed at ending the violence in Afghanistan have agreed to continue to push for direct peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government by the end of the month. More

IMF Approves Loan To Pakistan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will release the latest installment worth $497 million of a three-year economic bailout package to Pakistan. More

Malala's Education Petition For Syria Gathers 70,000 Signatures

More than 70,000 signatures have been gathered by January 28 on a petition launched by Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai that urges a Syria donors’ conference to give millions of dollars to educational purposes. More

Four Police Killed In Southwest Pakistan

Four police officers have been killed in an attack in southwestern Pakistan. More

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Features & Commentary

Profile: Bacha Khan, Pakistan's 'Frontier Gandhi' 

A deadly extremist attack on northwest Pakistan's Bacha Khan University contrasts starkly with the nonviolent methods employed by the Pashtun activist for whom the university is named.
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Pakistani Extremists Remember 2015 Violence In Graphic Detail

The Pakistani Taliban has marked the end of the Western calendar year by publishing a glossy new report highlighting the extremist group's deadliest activities in 2015.
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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"