5 crew members and 12 civilians lost their lives after a Pakistani military aircraft on a training flight crashed in a built-up area in the garrison city of Rawalpindi early on Tuesday, setting off a […]
Pakistani fighter jets violated airspace over Indian Kashmir on Wednesday (Feb 27) but were forced back over the de facto border of the disputed territory, sources and local media said. A top government official in […]
Masked Pakistani Taliban militants during exercises in Pakistan-Afghanistan border area December 2011. EPA/SAOOD REHMAN
Scores of people have been killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan by heavy snow and avalanches that hit mountainous areas in the region, officials stated.
Moenjodaro, Pakistan – The walk through Moenjodaro is lonely. Apart from the three accompanying officials, and workers helping with preservation, there are no other people in sight. The wind picks up at intervals, blowing sand around. Stray dogs meander on to the path.
During the last few days, notifications of people in my phone contact list joining the encrypted mobile chat app, Signal, have kept popping up every few hours. These are journalists, rights activists, minority community members of different faiths, and some are politicians and even a police officer or two. It has also been over a week since the story of the disappearance of first of the four bloggers surfaced on Pakistani social media platforms and then the press and stirred fear among many.
A look back at Rageh Omaar’s journey into the tribal heartlands to investigate Pakistan’s role in the ‘war on terror’.