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6 Years After Pakistani Military Operation, Some in North Waziristan Still Await Damage Surveys

NORTH WAZIRISTAN/WASHINGTON – It has been six years since the Pakistani military launched Operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan to eliminate Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), but the mountainous region of northwest Pakistan is still in ruins, according to local residents. Frustration toward...
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Female Afghan Peace Negotiator Survives Assassination Bid

ISLAMABAD – Officials in Afghanistan said Saturday a prominent female peace negotiator had survived an assassination attempt ahead of U.S.-brokered negotiations with the Islamist Taliban. Fawzia Koofi, a 45-year-old former Afghan parliamentarian and a re...
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Modi: India Has 3 COVID Trials Underway

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech Saturday, said the South Asian nation has three COVID-19 trials underway. Modi, speaking at Delhiā€™s historic 17th century Red Fort, said India is ready to mass-produce the vaccines when the....
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