Enigmas of this nature are more common than one might expect
They hope a ‘hearts and minds’ campaign – promising extra aid and public services in opposition-held areas – will help counter similar efforts by more radical Muslim groups
Three men have been rescued after apparently being forced to live in squalid conditions and work for little or no pay in a new case of alleged slavery on travellers’ sites.
The once anonymous soldier faces life behind bars, but some are arguing for leniency
Thousands rally in Peshawar, amid fears the CIA will aim unmanned anti-Taliban strikes deeper into Pakistani territory
Shared 1960s ideology originally led two of the rescued women to move in with male suspect
There is a huge pride in representation, that by pulling on the jersey you serve
If George W Bush thought he was done being controversial, it appears he was mistaken. Next week, the 43rd US president will deliver the keynote address at a fundraising event for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute (MBJI), a global organisation that trains its members to convert Jews to Christianity, in the hope of bringing about the Second Coming of Christ.
Christianity was a sophisticated government propaganda exercise used to pacify the subjects of a the Roman Empire, claims scholar
At least 17 people have been killed in north-west Pakistan after suicide bombers targeted the commander of a pro-government militia. Another 20 people were injured in the attack.
The decision follows an investigation into the circumstances of an attack on Camp Bastion, in south western Afghanistan which killed two Marines
Pakistan’s interior minister hints at plans to protect places of worship
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar would be the most senior Afghan detainee to be released to date
Pakistan plans to free former Afghan Taliban second-in-command, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, this month to help advance peace efforts in neighbouring Afghanistan, Pakistan's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday.
Yeo says he hopes the painting reflects 'the slight paradox of someone with enormous power yet vulnerability and youth at the same time'
Country says the aim is to 'facilitate the Afghan reconciliation process'