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Pakistan

‘45 people killed, 65 injured’: Yemen refugee camp hit by airstrike
45 people were killed and another 65 injured in an airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition at a refugee camp in Houthi-controlled northern Yemen on Monday, the International Organization for Migration (IMO) said.

30.03.2015 18:17

Causing genocide to protect us from terror
A report called Body Count has revealed that at least 1.3 million people have lost their lives as a result of the US-led “war on terror” in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. It’s a report which should have made front page news across the world.

30.03.2015 11:19

Afghanistan: No end for Obama’s endgame
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to the US has sparked a new debate on the future of Afghanistan which for centuries played a special role, remaining unconquered by superpowers repulsing offensives with old British rifles and Kalashnikov’s.

23.03.2015 11:45

$1 million of secret CIA cash intended for Afghanistan ended up with Al-Qaeda - report
Around $1 million of CIA money given to Afghanistan via a secret fund was reportedly used in 2010 to pay the ransom for an Afghan diplomat held by Al-Qaeda.

16.03.2015 17:26

At least 14 dead, dozens wounded in twin blasts at Christian churches in Lahore, Pakistan
Twin explosions at Christian churches in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore have left at least 14 people dead, and almost 80 killed. A local Taliban faction has already claimed responsibility.

15.03.2015 10:20

Pakistan successfully tests first combat drone
Pakistan has test-fired its first domestic combat drone with “impressive pinpoint accuracy.” Hailed by the country's army chief as a “great national achievement,” the new arsenal is aimed at boosting Pakistan’s ability to fight terrorism.

13.03.2015 17:42

Pakistan ends death penalty moratorium for all death row prisoners
Pakistan has lifted its moratorium on the death penalty in all capital cases. It will begin executing criminals whose appeals have been exhausted, a spokesman said, reversing an earlier decision that only those convicted of terrorism would be executed.

10.03.2015 13:40

UK selling tear gas and rubber bullets to states it deems repressive - report
The UK has reportedly approved the sale of £16 million worth of anti-riot equipment, including tear gas and rubber bullets to countries on its own human-rights blacklist. Critics say the government is putting profits ahead of human rights.

09.03.2015 14:04

Pakistan refuses to name drugs charge Britons on death row – Foreign Office
Pakistan has refused to give the names of two British citizens sentenced to death for drug offences. British diplomatic efforts to identify them have so far been in vain. The issue has put the UK’s foreign aid to Pakistan under scrutiny.

24.02.2015 13:42

US attacks on Muslims abroad is not a war on Islam - Obama
“Muslim Americans across our country are worried and afraid,” President Barack Obama wrote in a new op-ed to tout the “countering violent extremism” summit in Washington this week that focuses almost exclusively on homegrown Islamic terrorism.

18.02.2015 16:57

​Two of FBI’s ‘Cyber Most Wanted’ caught in Pakistan
Two individuals named on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s most-wanted list of suspected cyber criminals have been captured by authorities in their native Pakistan, according to local officials.

17.02.2015 14:56

Big mediator: China offers to broker stalled Afghan talks with Taliban
China has offered its help to the Afghan government in mediating the long-stalled efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the militant Taliban group.

13.02.2015 02:48