Friday, January 30, 2015

Latest Pakistan News

Pakistan Shi'ite Mosque Bombing Kills At Least 10

Pakistani officials say at least 10 people were killed and more than 40 injured on January 30 in a bombing at a Shi'ite mosque in the southern province of Sindh. More

Pakistani Provincial Governor Resigns, Criticizes Political System

The governor of Pakistan's central Punjab province has resigned, saying the country's political system has failed ordinary people. More

Six Suspected Militants Killed In Pakistan Drone Strike

A suspected U.S. drone strike has killed what are believed to have been six militants in Pakistan. More

IS Names Leader In Pakistan, Afghanistan

The Islamic State (IS) militant group says it has appointed a former Pakistani Taliban commander as its leader for Pakistan and Afghanistan. More

Pakistan Slams U.S.-India Nuclear Deals

Pakistan has criticized agreements reached during President Barack Obama’s visit to New Delhi earlier this week, including a January 25 breakthrough on a deadlocked civilian nuclear power deal. 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"