According to US media reports, the Joe Biden administration is close to a formal agreement with Pakistan to use its airspace to conduct military and intelligence operations in Afghanistan.
Two policemen and two protestors are dead after clashes in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore. The violence erupted during a march by thousands of Islamists calling for the release of the leader of their outlawed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan Party – or TLP Party. He was arrested last year during demonstrations against France, where caricatures of theContinue reading “Pakistan: Clash between TLP protesters and police turns deadly – DW News”
In just over one month, the United States will have completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan after 20 years of war. But for those two decades, Afghanistan’s eastern neighbor, Pakistan, stood accused by American and Afghan forces of supporting the Taliban. Judy Woodruff speaks with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan about his country’s fraught relationship withContinue reading “U.S. ‘really messed it up’ in Afghanistan, says Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan – PBS”
The daughter of Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan was briefly kidnapped and mistreated by unknown assailants, the Afghan government said on Saturday. Silsila Alikhil was on her way home when she was seized for several hours and “severely tortured”, the Afghan foreign ministry said in a statement, without giving more details of Friday’s abduction in Islamabad.Continue reading “Daughter of Afghan envoy to Pakistan briefly kidnapped – government”