Wednesday, March 04, 2015


Latest Pakistan News

Top Indian, Pakistani Envoys Meet To Mend Ties

Pakistan and India have held their first high-level talks since New Delhi called off talks last year aimed at easing the regional rivals' many disputes. More

Pakistan Detains Parents For Refusing Child Polio Vaccination

Authorities in northwestern Pakistan have arrested hundreds of parents they say refused to allow their children to receive polio vaccinations. More

Top Indian, Pakistani Officials To Meet

Pakistan and India have held their first high-level talks since New Delhi called off talks last year aimed at easing the rivals' many disputes. More

Pakistani Inmates Accused In Tourist Killings Escape From Prison

Two militants facing trial for slaying a group of climbers have broken out of prison in northern Pakistan. More

Pakistan Warns India About Cross-Border Firing

Pakistan's army chief has warned India about provocations along the Line of Control that separates the two countries, saying Pakistan would respond to such violations. More

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Features & Commentary

Afghan Refugees Flock Home Amid Claims Of Intimidation, Harassment

Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees have returned home from Pakistan in recent months, but it is far from a storybook ending. Many say they were harassed and intimidated into leaving and say conditions are not right for their return to Afghanistan.
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Pakistani Firm Slams Czech Rugby For 'Desecrating Allah'

The Czech rugby association has unwittingly raised hackles in Pakistan after being accused of disrespectfully using the word "Allah" for the national team's logo.
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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"