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Blank space replaces NY Times article criticising Pakistani army (But you can read it here)


05 May 2017 – 17H20 . © AFP/File | In the article entitled “Pakistan’s Triangle of Hate”, Mohammed Hanif savaged the country’s military . ISLAMABAD (AFP) – An International New York Times opinion piece criticising the powerful Pakistani army was censored by its local publisher Friday, replaced by a blank space in a country where it can be dangerous to speak out against the military establishment.The online version of the piece by Mohammed Hanif, a high-profile satirist and novelist whose critiques of Pakistani society regularly appear in the New York Times, was trending on Pakistani social media by Friday afternoon. 1,291 more words

Suspected U.S. Drone Strike Targets Pakistani Taliban Militants: Sources


APRIL 27, 2017, 8:54 A.M. E.D.T.

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, one militant commander and intelligence sources said on Thursday, in a rare strike on Pakistani soil. 227 more words

Four killed in suspected bomb blast in Pakistan amid militant resurgence, wave of violence


© AFP | Pakistani security officials collect evidence from the scene of an attack on a census team in Lahore

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Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad: Politics of Ethnic Fascism in Pakistan

The recent wave of terror in Pakistan has once again forced Pakistani state to take immediate actions to neutralize imminent threats and for this purpose Pakistani Army’s PR wing ISPR recently announced Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. 1,501 more words

Suicide Bombers Kill 5 Outside Court in Northwest Pakistan


FEB. 21, 2017, 3:30 A.M. E.S.T.

Pakistan has launched a security crackdown after a number of attacks in recent days – and closed the border with Afghanistan. 303 more words