West Pakistan

  • No secret deal with India during 1971 war: Kissinger March 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Veteran diplomat Henry Kissinger, the architect of the US' historic opening to China, has denied that that the US struck a secret pact with India to prevent an attack on West Pakistan in 1971. Known in India for unflattering comments on former prime minister Indira Gandhi, he sought to...
  • Osama in northwest Pak under ISI protection October 18, 2010

    Washington: World's most wanted terrorists Osama bin Laden and his deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri may be hiding close to each other in houses in northwest Pakistan, protected by some members of ISI, a media report said Monday. The two top al-Qaeda commanders may not be together and are not living in caves...
  • Seven killed, 26 injured in Pak suicide blast April 18, 2010

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber today rammed his vehicle filled with 250 kg of explosives into a police station in northwest Pakistan killing at least seven persons and injuring 26, a day after two burqa-clad attackers struck a relief camp for displaced people claiming 41 lives. The bomber struck the police station...
  • Watch: A first hand account of the turmoil in Peshawar September 16, 2008

    A standoff between suspected Talibans and Pakistan's police on Monday in Peshawar is over but the capital of the North West Frontier Province is still a hotbed for radicals. Nic Robertson takes a look at the sensitive place Peshawar. ...