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A senior Pakistani government official says Iranian claims are wrong about the presence of rebels in remote regions of Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan.
Former Pakistani diplomat Akbar Ahmed is a leading scholar and author on Muslim societies and currently the Ibn-e Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at the American University in Washington.
Radio Mashaal correspondent Abdul Hai Kakar recently visited his native Pakistan. He discovered a fragmented nation threatened by religious extremism.
Mohammad Shafique, popularly known as Gul Agha Sherzai, earned the nickname 'bulldozer' for patronizing reconstruction projects. Sherzai believes his experience as a former guerilla commander, provincial governor and minister can lure the electorate in the April 5 vote. More
For centuries, the Qissa Khwani, or storytellers bazaar, has been at the heart of Peshawar's life. The bazaar's name originates from an historic tradition of traders from Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent mingling in the market's crowded tea houses to exchange stories.
But in recent years, Peshawar, capital of the insurgency-plagued northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has been frequently attacked, and Qissa Khwani has been the target of repeated bombings. Radio Mashaal correspondent Majeed Babar recently visited the bazaar to capture its colors.
One needs to dig deep into history to understand Afghan President Hamid Karzai's reluctance to sign a Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with Washington that an overwhelming majority of Afghans support. More
Experts and officials have advised President Hamid Karzai to sign the stalled security pact with the United States in an effort to bring stability to Afghanistan. More
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