In Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, the Taliban is conducting inspections of girls' schools and expelling ...
Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on the outskirts of the country's northwestern city of Peshawar, an intelligence official told RFE/RL on October 4. The Peshawar-based ...
This week's Gandhara Briefing brings insights into the Pakistani Taliban's aggressive extortion campaign, defiant Afghan ...
Large-scale outbreaks of diarrhea, malaria, typhoid, and dengue fever have come at a particularly bad time as Pakistan struggles to cope with the long-term effects of severe flooding that has affected ...
Several dozen Afghans, mostly women, protested on October 1, one day after a suicide bombing killed dozens of mostly female ...
Pakistan has been the Afghan Taliban's key foreign sponsor for decades, with Islamabad harboring the militant group's leadership during the nearly 20-year U.S.-led war in neighboring Afghanistan. But ...
Several dozen Afghans, mostly women, have protested after a suicide bombing killed dozens of mostly female students preparing for university entrance exams in Kabul. Police have put the death toll in ...
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Ever since Khayal Muhammad's great grandfather built the first home in Chel Deepu along the Bishigram River some 130 years ago, residents in the village in northern Pakistan's Swat Valley considered ...
A Chinese national was shot dead and two others were wounded on September 28 when unidentified attackers opened fire inside a dental clinic in the port city of Karachi, police told RFE/RL. Police ...
The World Bank has pledged to provide about $2 billion in aid for Pakistan as the country tries to recover from record rainfall and deadly flooding. Torrential monsoon rains have left more than ...