Monday, January 26, 2015

Latest Pakistan News

Pakistani 'Militants Killed' In Air Strikes

Pakistan says fresh air strikes in a restive tribal area along the border with Afghanistan have left 35 militants dead. More

Pakistani Power Back After Mass Outage

Pakistan's national power company says electricity has been restored across the country after an apparent rebel attack on a key power line left some 80 percent of the country without electricity. More

U.S. President Barack Obama (left) hosts a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington last year.

Obama Warns Pakistan Ahead Of India Trip

Authorities in New Delhi were preparing for a visit by President Barack Obama on January 24, a day before the U.S. leader's arrival for what has been scheduled as a three-day trip. More

WATCH: Thousands In Kabul Protest Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

Video Protests Against Charlie Hebdo In Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India

Tens of thousands of Muslims in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and parts of Indian Kashmir have rallied against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. More

Pakistani Man On Trial In Kazakhstan For Human Smuggling

A Pakistani man has gone on trial in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, for allegedly heading a human smuggling ring. More

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Features & Commentary

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.

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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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"