Hundreds of migrant children behind bars in Indonesia
JAKARTA/MAKASSAR, 17 April 2014 - Saleem Ali* was just 13 when his mother decided that paying strangers to smuggle him through several countries in the hope of reaching Australia was safer than keeping him with her and his sisters in Quetta, southwestern Pakistan.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
WABC-AM New York
'Double Dealing': How Pakistan Fueled War in Afghanistan
What if the United States has been waging the wrong war against the wrong enemy for the last 13 years in Afghanistan? Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Carlotta Gall, who's spent more than a decade covering Afghanistan since 2001, concludes just that in her new book, The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 .
A Welsh Born Icon
the "insurgency narrative"
I think Mike Martin's An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict will be a significant book if the powers that be let us read it.
Zehri says India helps the separatist movement in Balochistan
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/14-Apr-2014/zehri-says-india-helps-the-separatist-movement-in-balochistan For news details Read on : Zehri says India helps the separatist movement in Balochistan Quetta- Senior Minister and President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz in Balochistan, Sardar Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that ... (more)
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Gunmen kill two Afghan Hazaras in Quetta
Gunmen shot dead two Shias who had emigrated from neighbouring Afghanistan almost a decade ago to escape violence there, police said Sunday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Pak Rejects Baloch Group's Claims on Islamabad Blast
Pakistan has dismissed as "ridiculous" claims by a banned Baloch separatist outfit of carrying out the deadly blast in a fruit market here that killed at least 24 people.
24/7 Wall St.: Countries that hate America most
Four of five residents of a part of the Middle East disapproved of American leadership, by far the worst perception of the U.S. globally.
Breakfast Club: 4-10-14
Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We're a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when the caffeine kicks in.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Pakistan prime minister's office and high court order action in...
In this 2011 file photo the shadow a woman is seen on a mud wall in Quetta, Pakistan.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
17 dead as militants bomb Jaffar Express
QUETTA/LAHORE - At least 17 people were killed and 46 others injured in a bomb attack on Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express at Sibi Railway Station on Tuesday.
Bomb hits train in southwest Pakistan, killing 13
Railroads are launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of being near train tracks after a spike in rail deaths last year.
12 killed, 35 injured as another train comes under attack in Balochistan
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/08-Apr-2014/12-killed-35-injured-as-another-train-comes-under-attack-in-balochistan For news details Read on : 12 killed, 35 injured as another train comes under attack in Balochistan Sibi- At least 12 passengers including women and children were killed and over 35 seriously wounded as a ... (more)
Twelve killed in bomb blast on Pakistani train
At least 12 passengers were killed and more than 30 wounded on Tuesday when militants bombed a train in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, hospital sources and officials said.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Pakistan court orders Musharraf to appear in murder cas...
QUETTA: A Pakistani court hearing the murder case of a slain Baluch nationalist leader on Monday ordered embattled former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to appear in person on April 21 or face arrest.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Indian Express
No terrorists here
The American diplomats in Islamabad were sending a lot of dastardly information back home.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Presence of abducted Iranian guards on its soil denied: FC
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/05-Apr-2014/presence-of-abducted-iranian-guards-on-its-soil-fc For news details Read on : Presence of abducted Iranian guards on its soil denied: FC QUETTA- A spokesman for Frontier Corps Balochistan has said kidnapped Iranian border guards were not present on Pakistani soil.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Daily Beast
The Taliban's Shadow InvasionBy Jacob Siegel
On March 1, the Islamabad government cut a deal with the Taliban. And since then, all hell has been breaking loose in neighboring Afghanistan.
Balochistan education in dismal state
Balochistan is the largest province in Pakistan, occupying almost 43 per cent of the country's land area.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
World Press Freedom Review
New attack on Pakistan Express News
Pakistani journalists chant slogans during a protest against bomb blasts in Quetta and condemn killings of members of the media, outside the press club in Karachi January 11, 2013.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Target killing claims three lives in Quetta
Unidentified assailants shot dead three people and injured two women in Quetta's Satellite Town on Wednesday, officials said.