A Christian family of four in southwestern Pakistan were murdered by Islamic State militants on Monday in the latest attack on the persecuted religious minority. The family was traveling in a rickshaw in the evening when an armed group on motorcycles intercepted them and shot them dead in Quetta city, the capital of Baluchistan province.
GWADAR, PAKISTAN — While the United States enters a low period in its relationship with Pakistan, China is quietly but steadily building goodwill in the country — symbolized by a gleaming new port it helped build in the southern city of Gwadar. Set against soaring white cliffs and the sparkling blue sea, the Gwadar Port
Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images by Breitbart London24 Mar 20180 24 Mar, 201824 Mar, 2018 LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) – A Pakistani court has acquitted twenty people suspected of involvement in the lynching and burning alive of a Christian couple accused of blasphemy in 2014. Shahzad Masih, 26, and Shama Shahzad, 24, brick factory workers and parents of
NORTH WAZIRISTAN, PAKISTAN — Pakistan is building a border wall with Afghanistan, after decades of unsuccessfully controlling the flow of terrorists and criminals who quietly slip back and forth across the porous 1,500-mile border between the two countries, evading capture. The wall is not concrete, but consists of a comprehensive border system that includes two
In the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva this week, participants were regaled with stories of egregious human rights abuses in Pakistan including systematic persecution of Christians by the Islamic majority. On Monday, witnesses and human rights representatives told the council that blasphemy laws are being used as a weapon by
STR/AFP/Getty Images by Edwin Mora22 Feb 20180 22 Feb, 201822 Feb, 2018 China is “upgrading” its military theater command that covers operations at or near its border with India as it prepares to confront and repel “any threat” from the south, a Chinese armed forces specialist told the communist nation’s propaganda newspaper the Global Times. “With India
A mob of an estimated 3,000 Islamic extremists in Pakistan reportedly called for the beheading of a 17-year-old Christian whose phone, after reappearing days after he lost it, contained blasphemous content that authorities could use to sentence him to life in prison or death. The case is the latest in a series of incidents each
The Pakistani army and terrorists from the Islamabad-allied Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) have intensified attacks on the portion of Kashmir controlled by New Delhi, killing ten Indian soldiers and injuring ten civilians, including women and children, in two separate incidents over a week period. Muslim-majority Kashmir is a Himalayan region claimed by the nuclear-armed countries of Pakistan, China, and