Tag archive for ‘Islamabad’
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Pakistani media and social media activists targeted for criticizing military’s involvement in terrorism

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Pakistani authorities intensified their crackdown against media and social media activists accused of criticizing or ridiculing the military in online postings. This includes criticism More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Pakistan starts fencing Af-Pak border

nsnbc : Pakistan has begun fencing its border with Afghanistan. The two countries share a nearly 2,600 kilometer long and very porous boder regularly blame each other for cross-border insurgencies by non-state actors, More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Nawaz Sharif Orders Immediate Opening of Pak-Afghan Routes Along Durand Line

nsnbc : Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Shrif has ordered for an immediate opening of the routes and border crossings located along the Durand Line connecting Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Office of the Prime More...

By nsnbc On Monday, February 20th, 2017

Afghan Government Hands Pakistan List of Terrorist Safe Havens

nsnbc : The Afghan Foreign Ministry handed a comprehensive list of terrorist safe havens in Pakistan to the Pakistani government via Afghanistan’s Embassy in Islamabad. Afghanistan’s Ministry of Foreign More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Afghanistan – Pakistan Bickering Over the Good the Bad and the Ugly Terrorists

nsnbc : Following the recent cross border shelling by Pakistan’s military into Afghanistan and the displacement of civilians and the suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s Sindh province, the More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Pakistan Claims Successful Test of New Multiple Nuclear Warhead Missile

nsnbc : Pakistan successfully tested the new Ababeel missile capable of launching multiple nuclear warheads say Pakistani military sources. Experts warn that climate models clearly show that even a so-called limited More...

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...