Tag archive for ‘Pakistan’
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...

On April 22 people demonstrated in Karachi to condemn the killing of Mashal Khan, accused of blasphemy and murdered on his campus by other students. Akhtar Soomro/Reuters (Der)
By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Crushing the intellect: Pakistan’s war on free speech

Altaf Khan (TC) : Could the brutal killing of a journalism student, Mashal Khan, change Pakistan’s harsh blasphemy laws? That’s what the BBC asked in a recent article about the brutal April 13 lynching and murder More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

The rapidly populating coastal region from the Gulf to Pakistan faces a huge tsunami risk

Camilla Penney (TC) : That tsunamis can cause death and devastation has become painfully clear over the past two decades. On Boxing Day, 2004, a magnitude 9 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra caused waves several 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 Friday, February 17th, 2017

Shotgun-Style Crackdown in Pakistan after Deadly Suicide Bombing at Sufi Shrine in Sindh

nsnbc : Law enforcement, military and other security forces in Pakistan launched s shotgun-style nationwide security crackdown on Friday, after a suicide bomber killed at least 70 and wounded at least 150 at a More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

At Least 70 Killed and 150 Injured in Suicide Attack in Pakistan’s Sindh Province

nsnbc : At least 70 people were killed and another 150 were injured in a suicide attack in Sindh province of Pakistan. The incident took place Thursday evening in the city of Sehwan. Inspector General of Police  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...