Saturday, October 25, 2014

Latest Pakistan News

Fresh Fighting In Pakistan's Khyber

Three suspected militants and three members of Pakistan’s security forces have been killed in new clashes in the northwestern tribal region of Khyber. More

WATCH: Bomb Blast Hits Pakistani City Of Quetta

Video Deadly Attacks Mount In Quetta

A bomb blast struck a rally by Pakistan's leading religious political party, causing many casualties, after two other, separate incidents in Quetta, one in which gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Hazaras, killing eight and wounding another, and another in which a blast targeted a vehicle used by frontier forces. More

Three Wounded In Attack On Polio Team In Pakistan

Three people have been injured when a remote-controlled bomb targeted a polio team in northwestern Pakistan. More

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Receives U.S. Liberty Medal

Malala Yousafzai, the child rights activist and youngest-ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, received the U.S. Liberty Medal October 22 and pledged her $100,000 award to education in her homeland Pakistan. More

Pakistani Taliban Spokesman Fired

The Pakistani Taliban have announced the dismissal of the militant group's spokesman Shahidullah Shahid. More

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Features & Commentary

Interview: Indian Peace Prize Laureate Looks To Join Forces With Malala

No child should have to grow up amid fear and war, according to Kailash Satyarthi, and the Indian Nobel Peace Prize laureate is looking to join forces with co-winner Malala Yousafzai to ensure that none have to.

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.
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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"