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A blow to Taliban

The arrest of Malala's attackers by Pakistan army represents a major gain in the fight against Taliban. Pakistan's offensive against the Taliban has produced some commendable results. At least the army has been able to make inroads into their ... Qatar Peninsula, 4 days ago


In the past week a new splinter faction of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) emerged. Claiming that the present leadership is pursuing personal and narrow objectives, the Jamat-ul-Ahrar is composed of key commanders with Maulana Qasim Khurasani as ...
 The Nation Pakistan2 weeks ago

Elusive peace and prosperity

It is unfortunate that peace and prosperity have evaded us. The reasons might be many and people may have their own interpretations. Many policies, methods and machinations have been tried but still Pakistan is finding it difficult to attain a ...
 Daily Times1 month ago

Afghan rivals said close to ending feud on how to share power

Abdullah Abdullah, a former anti-Taliban fighter who later served as foreign minister, says the election was rigged against him. Photo: Reuters Kabul: Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates may reach a deal on how to share power late on ...
 Livemint.com1 day ago Afghan rival candidates close to reaching deal on how to share power  Oman Tribune13 hours ago Afghan rivals close to end feud over power share  New Age Bangladesh19 hours ago Afghan rivals to end power-sharing feud  Qatar Peninsula21 hours ago
Brunei Times

Taliban-era radio announcer rides crest of the airwaves

Once a deadpan radio announcer under the Taliban, Masood Sanjer has gained renown for being a thorn in the side of accountability-dodging Afghan officials, exemplifying hard-won media freedoms that are at stake in a pivotal year. His radio talk ...
 News.net1 month ago Taliban-era radio announcer rides airwaves  Brunei Times1 month ago

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

— In Afghanistan in 2007, where the Taliban rules and fathers curse the birth of daughters, Rahima's parents, lacking a son, adopt the Afghan tradition of bacha posh. They dress Rahima as a boy and allow her to attend school, run errands, and play ...
 Banner5 days ago
World Magazine

Globe Trot: Taliban gains ground in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN: World events are moving Western focus elsewhere, and is going unreported with U.S. forces in decline and an election crisis threatening government stability. Sound familiar? Yesterday in Kandahar a suicide bomber killed the cousin of ...
 World Magazine1 month ago

India-Pakistan détente — an elusive goal?

No peace dividend without reducing trust deficit Finally, foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan are to meet next month. After BJP's hardliner Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ascendency to power in May, this is considered a progress of ...
 Pakistan Today1 month ago

She Stood Against the War on Terror

OAKLAND, Calif.—The people here were out of step with America. In the hours after the attacks of September 11, 2oo1, they were angry at the terrorists who flew planes into the Pentagon and World Trade Center. They wanted the attackers brought ...
 Congresswoman Barbara Lee1 day ago

Warah : Hypocritical US and British foreign policies are fuelling global terrorism

By RASNA WARAH More by See if you can spot a pattern here. In the early 1980s, the United States funded the Mujahedeen who were fighting the invading Soviets in Afghanistan. The Mujahedeen, among whose members was one Osama bin Laden, morphed ...
 Daily Nation2 days ago Hypocritical US and British foreign policies are fuelling global terrorism  Africa Review2 days ago
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