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Five Sikh Families Leave for India

Five Sikh Families Leave for India

Friday, September 12, 2014 13:04

[caption id="attachment_39043" align="alignright" width="384"] Sikh Families[/caption] Against the backdrop of escalating violence against religious minority communities, at least five Sikh families have left Pakistan for India, citing financial woes, a family elder revealed on Thursday. Baba Amarjit ...

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After Postponing Pakistan Trip Chinas President to Visit India Next Week

After Postponing Pakistan Trip Chinas President to Visit India Next Week

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:20

[caption id="attachment_38959" align="alignright" width="384"] Chinas President Xi Jinping[/caption] Chinas President Xi Jinping will make his first official visit to rival Asian giant India next week, officials said Tuesday, as expanding trade between the two ...

Tahir-ul-Qadri Supporters Paid to Join Protests (BBC Report)

Tahir-ul-Qadri Supporters Paid to Join Protests (BBC Report)

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:10

As the talks between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and the government resumed, courtesy the Opposition’s Political Jirga, both protesting parties have shifted their sit-ins back to D-Chowk. The move comes in the wake of news that the Chinese President had postponed his trip ...

After Syria - Iraq - IS Makes Inroads in Pakistan

After Syria – Iraq – IS Makes Inroads in Pakistan

Monday, September 8, 2014 11:23

Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda. [caption id="attachment_38904" align="alignnone" width="600"] Taliban[/caption] A splinter group of ...

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At Least 17 Killed Car Bomb Blast in Baghdad

At Least 17 Killed Car Bomb Blast in Baghdad

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:31

Two car bombs exploded in Shiite-majority areas of the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 17 people, security and medical officials said. [caption id="attachment_38862" align="alignnone" width="600"] Car Bomb Blast in Baghdad[/caption] The first blast struck an area ...

Chinese President Postpones his Visit to Pakistan

Chinese President Postpones his Visit to Pakistan

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:01

[caption id="attachment_38848" align="alignright" width="360"] Chinese President Xi Jinping[/caption] Chinese President Xi Jinping has postponed his scheduled visit to Pakistan in the wake of security fears, sources told media. The Chinese president was scheduled to ...

Al-Qaeda Declares New Branch in Indian Sub-continent

Al-Qaeda Declares New Branch in Indian Sub-continent

Thursday, September 4, 2014 11:46

[caption id="attachment_38820" align="alignright" width="360"] Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri[/caption] Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri declared Wednesday in a video message that the global Islamist extremist movement has launched a new branch to lead its struggle in ...

Afghan Talks for Unity Government Collapse Crisis Deepens

Afghan Talks for Unity Government Collapse Crisis Deepens

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 13:05

[caption id="attachment_38775" align="alignright" width="360"] Ashraf Ghani[/caption] Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over the disputed vote....

India says Pakistan Border Ceasefire Violations Provocative

India says Pakistan Border Ceasefire Violations Provocative

Monday, September 1, 2014 13:58

India on Saturday branded a string of ceasefire violations along its frontier with rival Pakistan as "serious" and "provocative" and said they were hindering better ties between the nuclear-armed neighbours. [caption id="attachment_38742" align="alignright" width="360"]...

Russian Troops Involved in Ukraine Conflict

Russian Troops Involved in Ukraine Conflict

Friday, August 29, 2014 11:19

[caption id="attachment_38714" align="alignright" width="384"] Russian Troops[/caption] Ukraine and the West said Thursday that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart the east of the country, raising fears of a direct military confrontation between Kiev and ...