Date archive forSeptember, 2013
By pak_adnews On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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Innocent Civilians killed by Afghan Forces on Border near Zhob

Security forces killed five men Wednesday near the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, officials from the two countries said, though they offered conflicting claims over whether the dead were militants or cattle More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Af-Pak 2014

Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar (3R) and Afghan High Peace Council chair Salahuddin Rabbani (C) prior to a meeting in Islamabad in November 2012 Summary Pakistan has been simultaneously grappling with More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons: A Challenge Ahead

British Foreign Secretary William Hague (L), French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (C) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a Sept. 16 news conference on Syria in Paris. Summary While plans for the destruction More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Terrorism: Tool of Proxy Wars

By Niloofar Qureshi With the killing of a Major General alongwith another officer and one soldier in a roadside bomb attack in the Upper Dir district of the restive Northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Afghanistan’s President Karzai reluctant to sign security deal with U.S

Afghanistan’s president said Tuesday that he was in no rush to sign a security deal with the United States, once again dashing American hopes that a pact can be quickly finalized. The United States wants a deal More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Nationwide protests in Bangladesh after court sentenced death to Abdul Quader Mollah

Supporters of Bangladesh’s largest Islamic party clashed with police Wednesday amid a nationwide strike called to protest a court’s ruling that one of the opposition party’s leaders should be executed for More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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Potential Candidates for Afghanistan’s Presidency

Would-be candidates for the presidency of Afghanistan have through Oct. 6 to formally declare their intentions, and it’s anyone’s guess who will end up running and who will win. Afghan politics are largely about More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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Pakistan to free Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar former Taliban second-in- command

Pakistan plans to free former Afghan Taliban second-in-command, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, this month to help advance peace efforts in neighboring Afghanistan, Pakistan’s foreign policy chief said on Tuesday. The More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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US, Iran could start back channel on Afghanistan

12 years have passed since al-Qaeda’s attack on the World Trade Center in New York sparked a war which is still going on today. The US’ presence in Afghanistan has turned into their longest military adventure More...