Updated Wednesday, September 30, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Friday, September 25, 2015
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Pakistani Taliban attacked an air force base in the country's restive northwest Friday, killing at least 29 people, most of them soldiers, in their deadliest assault in months following a major military offensive against them.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Monday, September 7, 2015
For more than 1,000 years, Parsis have thrived in South Asia but an aging population and emigration to the West driven by instability in Pakistan means the tiny community of "fire worshippers" could soon be consigned to the country's history books.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A Chinese tourist held hostage for months by the Taliban has been freed in a government operation, Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said. Khan made the announcement in a press conference late Sunday night that was broadcast Monday on multiple TV channels. He said the man will be handed over to mainlandChinese authorities soon.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Friday, August 21, 2015
Monday, August 17, 2015
Hamid Gul, who led Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence spy agency as it funneled U.S. and Saudi cash and weapons to Afghan jihadis fighting against the Soviets and later publicly supported Islamic militants, died late Saturday of a brain hemorrhage. He was 78.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Pakistan and India traded heavy gunfire on Friday, killing one person and forcing villagers in divided Kashmir to flee to safety even as the Pakistani president renewed his offer of talks with India to resolve the issue of the disputed region.
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