QUETTA/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - The brother of a man killed alongside Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in southwest Pakistan has filed a report with police asking for his brother's killing to be investigated, officials said on Sunday.
A DNA test has confirmed that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone strike, Pakistan's interior ministry said Sunday, as the family of a driver killed in the strike sought legal action. On Sunday, the family of Mansour's driver—identified as Mohammed Azam—filed a...
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ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani spokesman says federal investigators have arrested two officials involved in issuing Pakistani documents to the slain Taliban chief, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, and his family. Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike a week ago in southwestern Baluchistan province. A Pakistani passport found near the destroyed car identified him as […]
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Saqlain Mushtaq, the former Pakistan spinner, is set to be appointed by the ECB as England's spin consultant for the home series against Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has banned advertisements for contraceptive products on television and radio over concern that they expose inquisitive children to the subject of sex, local media reported on Saturday.
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Pakistan’s most populous province tried to protect women from abusive husbands earlier this year, but the Council of Islamic Ideology has responded by saying that “lightly beating” wives is okay in Pakistan. The council, which is commonly known as CII, is made up of Islamic scholars and clerics who directly advice Pakistani lawmakers. Show More Summary
Recently a professor friend mentioned the possibility of offering a new course using fiction to teach about terrorism. I perked up immediately because my own short story collection Brick Walls: Tales of Hope & Courage from Pakistan contains one story about a terrorist cell. Show More Summary
23-year-old Alesha died of gunshot wounds at Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital while doctors took their sweet time deciding whether they were going to treat her in the male or female ward.
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