Updated Sunday, November 29, 2015 0:01 am TWN
"Are these the people with bullets who took my papa away?" 2-year-old Sabiha Ahmad asked her mother anxiously when AFP visited her family, members of Pakistan's persecuted Ahmadi minority, who are currently living in hiding.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
A haunting peal reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands reverberates across Pakistan's inhospitable Cholistan desert as the nation's first camel-mounted military bagpipe band marches, noses in the air.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015
When a landslide created a huge, turquoise lake that cut them off from the world, the farmers of Gulmit were left destitute and unable to sell their potatoes. Their solution: to drag their Himalayan valley in Pakistan's far north into the Internet age.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Conservative Muslims in Pakistan's northwest are blaming the animist Kalash for a powerful earthquake that flattened entire villages in October, claiming their immoral ways provoked Allah's wrath, in the latest attack on a diminishing tribe fighting to keep its identity alive.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Pakistani authorities said Friday they are racing against time to send relief supplies, including blankets, tents and food to the country's quake-affected rugged northwest amid forecasts of heavy rains and snowfall there for the next week.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
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