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Pakistan

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

‘Total rethink of countering terrorist financing needed in case of ISIS’
ISIS seems to know how counter-terrorism laws work as it uses a special regime of funding to avoid being reported, Christine Duhaime, a lawyer specializing in countering terrorism finance told RT.

29.01.2015 12:37

Islamic State operative confesses to receiving funding through US - report
A man believed to be a Pakistani commander of Islamic State or Daish, Yousaf al Salafi, has confessed to law enforcement agencies in Pakistan to getting funds via the United States, according to a leading Pakistani newspaper siting its sources.

28.01.2015 18:55

Pakistan plunges into darkness as attack leaves 140mn without power
Over 140 million Pakistanis were left without power after militants attacked the national grid with blasts specifically targeting power pylons. Some are still waiting for power to return.

25.01.2015 22:36

‘Death to blasphemers’: Muslims protest new Charlie Hebdo cartoons across the globe
The new, “survivors” issue of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has triggered outrage from Muslim communities all over the world, with worshipers staging protests all week. More are set to take place after traditional Friday prayers.

16.01.2015 08:16

Pakistan to ban 12 more terror groups amid ‘paradigm shift’ in security policy
In a move described by experts as “paradigm shift” in its security policy, Pakistan plans to ban 12 terror groups, including notorious Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the Haqqani network, which Islamabad has long been reluctant to clamp down on.

15.01.2015 09:21

The peculiar case of Liaquat Ali Hazara
The West tells Muslims to condemn terror but Britain wants to deport a prominent anti-Taliban campaigner back to Pakistan. Doing so would seal his fate.

14.01.2015 16:48

India watches warily as Russia deepens ties with neighbors
How Moscow’s relationships shape up with Beijing and Islamabad will determine not only Indo-Russian ties, but also what kind of influence India will have in the region at large.

10.01.2015 12:12

Global conflicts prompted record numbers of refugees in first half of 2014
The UN helped a record number of refugees in the first half of 2014 – almost one in four of whom were Syrian. The country has become the nation with the most displaced people, surpassing Afghanistan for the first time.

07.01.2015 13:38