Islamabad's High Court on Thursday ordered police to press charges against the CIA's former station chief for murder, conspiracy and waging war against Pakistan.
An American FBI agent arrested in Pakistan for trying to board a plane while carrying pistol ammunition has been remanded in police custody until the weekend, officials said.
Pakistan is in a perilous, decapitating state, thanks to US drones. A man who lost his family to a US drone attack begs for President Barack Obama to answer his question, "Why did you ruin my paradise?" The Voice of Russia, in joint cooperation with a local Pakistani journalist, interviewed 35-year-old electrician Haji Gul, whose entire family was wiped out from an American drone strike, revealed that his young daughter and wife died due to the US' erratic actions and unjust drone practices.
In Pakistan, a US drone killed a man's good friend and now the drone victim told the Voice of Russia, "I simply hate America." North Waziristan, a tribal area of Pakistan, is cluttered with unwanted US drones swarming the skies for unprecedented amounts of time. The Pakistan drone victim in the region said "one day we will have power and teach America," according to an interview with the Voice of Russia in joint cooperation with a local journalist in the region. Abdullah, a 20-year-old laborer, is sick and tired of US drones around his house, and blames the death of his friend on the US.
The so called "export of democracy" carried out by the US President, Barack Obama, resulted in a number of countries becoming dissatisfied with the Washington's policies. The image of Obama's administration, as well as that of the United States, took some serious hits because of it, according to the Spanish edition of RT.
Kareem Khan, an anti-drone activist and journalist from Pakistan has gone missing. The man was kidnapped from his residence in Rawalpindi on the evening of February 5, according to his lawyer Shazad Akbar.
In its most ambitious step yet to address Pakistan’s most potent domestic threat, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government plans to hold preliminary talks Tuesday with representatives of the Pakistani Taliban. The meeting is described as an introductory chat with the Islamist militant group, which is responsible for a decade-long insurgency that has claimed more than 45,000 lives. If the talks are unsuccessful, Sharif has signaled that he might order a military offensive to regain control of tribal areas that are effectively under Taliban control.
The US said it is mapping out a new national security strategy that will be announced in early 2014. The white paper on the next stage of Washington’s war on al-Qaeda will be released at the time of mounting international criticism of US drone strikes in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel discussed the use of US drones against militants in remote areas of Pakistan on Monday during the first visit by a Pentagon chief to the South Asian ally in almost four years. Islamabad says drone strikes kill too many civilians and violate its sovereignty. Protests by anti-drone activists prompted the United States to suspend ground shipments of NATO cargo leaving Afghanistan via Pakistan last week.
More than 100 national and provincial legislators staged a protest on Thursday in the Pakistani capital Islamabad against US drone strikes on suspected militants in the country's tribal belt.
Disagreements over drone strikes in Pakistan and Afghanistan have strained relations between the US and the two countries, once again highlighting the political costs of the drone campaigns to the United States, which now have airstrikes as one of the last practical military options left in both countries.
The political party of former cricketer Imran Khan Wednesday named the CIA's director and a man it said was the agency's chief in Pakistan as murder suspects over a drone strike.
Pakistan on Monday unveiled locally-built drone aircraft capable of surveillance amid anger against attacks by US unmanned planes in the country's tribal areas.
"Pakistan is going through the phase where the general public is not only suffering from the security issues, law and order issues but acute economic problems also. So people's first priority is to get cheaper electricity, cheaper food and stuff, security, these issues come afterwards," Arshi Hamshi, Assistant Professor, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, Faculty of Contemporary Studies, National Defence University (NDU) - Islamabad, told The Voice of Russia.
US officials at the 174th Attack Wing declared the suspension of all Reaper flights on Tuesday as a precaution, following a drone crash approximately 19 kilometers from the eastern shore of Lake Ontario.
The Pakistani Taliban have accused Islamabad of having resorted to witchcraft to do away with leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) group Hakimullah Mehsud.
US Secretary of State John Kerry defended on Monday the drone strike that killed the Pakistani Taliban leader but added that Washington was sensitive to any Pakistani concerns, after Islamabad denounced the attack as a blow to peace talks.
Gunmen attacked and torched two NATO oil tankers, seriously wounding one of the drivers in Pakistan's troubled southwest on Monday, officials said.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday warned peace could not be achieved "by unleashing senseless force", in his first public speech since a US drone strike killed Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud.
The United States insisted it has a shared interest with Pakistan in ending extremist violence after Islamabad accused it of scuttling efforts towards peace talks by killing Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a drone strike. Mehsud, who was under a $5 million US government bounty, was killed when a drone targeted his car in a compound in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal district on Friday.