Tag archive for ‘Islamabad’
By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Pakistani Bloggers “Disappeared”

nsnbc : Samar Abbas, the prominent social activist and head of the Civil Progressive Alliance Pakistan “went missing” in Islamabad on January 7, 2017. Four others went missing within a week. Pakistan More...

Urdu-language maxims adorn a school in the Swat Valley, Pakistan. EPA/Bilawal Arbab
By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Imposing an arbitrary national language would only divide Pakistan further

Arthur Dudney (TC) : For a country seven decades old, Pakistan is dealing with a surprisingly fundamental political and cultural problem: a struggle over what language to use for government. Urdu-language maxims More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, July 15th, 2016

Former Afghani Spy: Pakistan Uses US Funds to Sponsor Terrorism

nsnbc : Rahmatullah Nabil, a former chief of Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS), disclosed classified documents which reveal that Pakistan’s Interagency Services Intelligence (ISI) More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, May 27th, 2016

New Taliban Leader Vows “No Peace Talks with Afghan Government”

nsnbc : The new leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban, Haibatullah Akhundzada, vowed that the Taliban would not negotiate with the Afghan government and fight to the end. Haibatullah Akhundzada was appointed after More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

U.S. Drone Strike in Pakistan Kills Afghan Taliban Leader

nsnbc : The Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed in a U.S. air strike carried out on Pakistani territory. Pakistan asks for an explanation. The killing comes only days after a meeting of the More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Group of Four to Discuss Prospects for Peace in Afghanistan

 nsnbc : Top Diplomats from Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and the United States of America are scheduled to meet in Islamabad, Pakistan, on May 18. The group will discuss possibilities to start peace talks between More...

The bomb, in a public park in Lahore, targeted Christians celebrating Easter. EPA/Rahat Dar
By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Pakistan bombing: what is Jamaat ul-Ahrar?

Talat Farooq (TC) : The Easter Sunday suicide attack on Gulshan-e-Iqbal amusement park in Lahore, Pakistan has claimed more than 70 lives. A rescue services spokeswoman confirmed that at least 29 children, seven More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 11th, 2016

Pakistan affirms Alliance with Saudi Arabia and Gulf States

nsnbc : Pakistani Army General Raheel Sharif briefed the press after a meeting with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman after a meeting in Rawalpindi on Sunday. General Sharif affirmed More...

The scene in Balakot, 2005. Reuters/Goran Tomasevic
By nsnbc On Friday, October 9th, 2015

Ten years after the Pakistan earthquake, a small town muddles through

Michael Semple (TC) : Anybody who was in northern Pakistan on October 8 2005 will never forget where they were and what they were doing the moment the world started to shake. The scene in Balakot, 2005. Reuters/Goran More...

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By New Eastern Outlook On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Pakistan: Militants and Islamic State

Natalia Zamarayeva (NEO) : In November 2014, Mr. Nisar, the Federal Minister of Interior of Pakistan, ruled out the possibility of presence of the militants of the terrorist organisation “Islamic State” (“IS”) More...