Pakistan is a repository of relics, an archive of antiquities that is the envy of the world. And yet, its treasures have been trafficked, its heritage horse-traded and its past…
The remarks come a day after a powerful explosion ripped through a mosque in Peshawar's Red Zone area.
Preliminary investigations revealed the bomber detonated ten to twelve kilos of explosives, which caused many casualties in the first few rows of the packed mosque.
It is the weakness of Pakistani state and absence of clear policy that has allowed militants to regain space
The writer says Pakistan is now paying the cost of appeasement with the blood of its citizens.
The energy minister tried to downplay the blackout, saying it was not a major crisis, but it was possibly the worst crisis to hit the grid in the nation’s history.
Peshawar police chief Muhammad Ijaz Khan said that over 90 per cent of the victims were policemen, between 300 and 400 of whom had gathered in the compound’s mosque for prayers.
Over the past few months, the law and order situation in Pakistan has worsened, with terrorist groups executing attacks with near impunity across the country.
The statement comes a day after media reported that New Delhi invited Pakistan to attend the foreign ministers’ and chief justices’ meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation…
Although the president did not name any politician in particular, the comments follow the arrest of political party PTI’s Fawad Chaudhry.
The invitation came days after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called for talks with India over all outstanding issues, including India-occupied Jammu and Kashmir.