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Latest Pakistan News

Gunmen Kill Six Policemen In SW Pakistan

Gunmen have killed at least six tribal police officers and wounded four others in an attack in southwest Pakistan. More

Karachi's new mayor Waseem Akhtar (right) cast his ballot in the mayoral election under police escort.

Pakistan's Largest City Elects Prisoner As New Mayor

Pakistan’s largest city Karachi has elected as mayor a politician who is currently in jail on sedition and terrorism charges. More

WATCH: Pakistani Opposition Supporters Storm TV Station; Police Raid Party's Office

Video Pakistan Charges Political Leader With Treason

Pakistani authorities have charged the exiled leader of a major political party with treason and inciting terrorism after violent protests in Karachi. More

Pakistan Arrests Five MQM Party Leaders After Violent Protest

Pakistani paramilitary forces have sealed the headquarters of a powerful political party in Karachi and detained five of its top leaders, after supporters of the party stormed the office of a television channel. More

Protesters Attack TV Station In Pakistan

Supporters of a powerful political party in Pakistan have attacked the offices of a television channel in the southern city of Karachi. More

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Features & Commentary

Video Protesters Demand Afghan Government Action Against Acid Attacks On Women

Dozens of young Afghans have protested in the capital and demanded government action to end the plague of acid attacks on women in Afghanistan's conservative, male-dominated society.

Orlando Massacre: Bizarre Trail Of Online Rants Posted By Suspect's Immigrant Father

The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, has left U.S. authorities poring over possible clues to explain the motives of the gunman, Omar Mateen. Some of the earliest clues as to his possible motives came from an unlikely source: the suspect's Afghan-born father.
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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"