American woman, Canadian husband and children freed in Pakistan after 5-year hostage ordeal
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The rescue of an American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children who were held by a faction of Taliban-linked militants for more than five years has raised hopes of a possible warming in the long-fraught ...
Family freed from 'Haqqani captivity' in Pakistan
Canadian American family rescued after five years as captives in Afghanistan
The family held hostage for 5 years by the Taliban was rescued from a car trunk in a bloody shootout
American woman, family rescued from Taliban-linked group in Pakistan
Caitlan Coleman of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, and her husband, Canadian Joshua Boyle, were abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan and had been held by the Haqqani network in Pakistan. Coleman was pregnant when she was captured ...
Civil-Military Tensions Are Rising in Pakistan
The renewed civil-military tensions threaten to reverse Pakistan's economic fortunes. After expanding at the fastest pace in a decade in the year ended June 30, the economy is now imperiled by a ballooning current account deficit, fueling speculation ...
Why is Pakistan against its Ahmadi community?
Protests planned after Pakistani migrants attacked
Javed Aslam, the president of the Pakistani Community in Greece union, dismissed the police's hate crime statistics, explaining that his organisation has documented between 70 to 80 attacks on Pakistani workers in Aspropyrgos between August 2016 and ...
Ireland to play Pakistan in first test next year
“We are excited to welcome Pakistan to Ireland for our inaugural test match next year,” Cricket Ireland Chief Executive Warren Deutrom said in a statement. “It has been our wish to make our test debut in front of our own fans within 12 months of ...
Ireland to make Test debut v Pakistan in 2018
Ireland to make Test debut at home to Pakistan in May
Ireland to play inaugural test match against Pakistan in May
A Turkish family has disappeared in Pakistan, and suspicion turns to intelligence agencies
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A commotion in the downstairs unit of a house shared by schoolteachers from Turkey woke the neighbors. A Turkish school official and his family were being taken away in the night. Mesut Kacmaz, his wife and two daughters were ...
Human Rights Watch
Pakistan Should End Child Marriage
Human Rights Watch
Pakistan's Senate chose to mark the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child this week in an unusual way: by rejecting a bill that would have raised the minimum age for girls to marry from 16 to 18. The grounds for rejection? Apparently the ...
Pakistan senators reject raising marriage age as 'un-Islamic'
Pakistan throws out 'un-Islamic' minimum marriage age proposal
Voice of America
Pakistan Electoral Body Bars Political Party Due to Terror Ties
Voice of America
Pakistan's Election Commission (ECP) on Wednesday rejected the registration application of a newly established political party with alleged ties to a banned militant group in the country. Milli Muslim League (MML) has been disqualified to participate ...
Gunmen kill Pakistani TV journalist
The Straits Times
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) - Gunmen on Thursday (Oct 12) shot dead a Pakistani TV journalist in the northwestern Swat valley, police said. Haroon Khan, who was working as stringer for the local Mashriq Television channel, was standing outside his house ...
Jawan, porter killed in Pakistan's firing
The Army said Pakistan started unprovoked firing with small arms and automatic weapons in the afternoon, and that this continued intermittently through the day. The firing was reported near Chakan Da Bagh area where cross LoC trade centre is also located.