Pakistani Rebel Chief says Would Welcome Help from Arch-Rival India

By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, Sept 29 – The elusive leader of a major rebel group fighting for independence in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province said he would welcome cash and other help from India, words likely to alarm Islamabad which accuses New Delhi of stirring trouble there. In his first video interview in five years, Allah Nazar

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Pakistani Government Claims 34 Baluch Rebels Killed in Raids

By Gul Yousufzai QUETTA, Baluchistan, April 9 – Pakistani paramilitary troops have killed at least 34 suspected Baluch rebels during a three day operation in the violence wracked southwestern province of Baluchistan, the government said on Saturday. “The operation concluded today in which a huge quantity of arms and ammunition was also recovered from their

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Forever Frenemies

The attack on Pathankot illustrates a fractious Indo-Pak relationship BY Aarti Betigeri In the imperilled world of India-Pakistan relations, things can change drastically very quickly, while ultimately staying the same. In the final week of 2015, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unscheduled stop to Lahore to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in the first

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