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Apr 28, 2018
Pashtun protesters accuse Pakistan Army of 'widespread abuses,' military claims agitation backed by 'foreign powers'Infuriated by Pashtun leader Manzoor Pashteen's outspoken criticism, the Pakistan Army has accused him of being backed by "foreign powers," a term usually used to refer to neighbouring Afghanistan or rival India
Apr 19, 2018
Pashtuns' protests against bombings, enforced disappearances force Pakistan's political class to belatedly wake up to their grievancesThe Pashtuns are angry, and it’s been a long time coming. The wave of resentment against the years of exploitation resulted in massive protests recently.
Apr 08, 2018
Thousands of Pashtun tribesmen rally against security forces in Pakistan, protest for 'right to live without fear'Thousands of people from Pakistan's tribes have rallied in the northwestern city of Peshawar demanding the release of scores of suspects being held by authorities on alleged links to militants
Mar 27, 2018
Pakistan: Hundreds of Pashtuns protest against arrest of Fata Political Alliance chief Arif Khan Wazir, threaten nationwide sit-inHundreds of supporters of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement joined activists and political party workers to protests against the arrest of Fata Political Alliance chief Arif Khan Wazir and three other PTM leaders in Wana
Feb 14, 2018
Pashtuns stage anti-Pakistan protests: India must abandon 'soft-power' approach to Afghanistan, capitalise on 'historic' opportunityIndia has an opportunity to renew its historic association with Pashtuns, who are critical for peace in Pashtun heartland between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Feb 08, 2018
101 Traces | The Kabuliwalas of KolkataA hundred years after Tagore's Kabuliwala walked these streets with his bag of cashews and raisins, the community of Pathans have made a life for themselves in the city's bylanes. Named after the city of their origin, Kabul, the Kabuliwalas have integrated seamlessly with the city that they now call their adopted homeland. They get along famously with the Bengalis, the Marwadis, the Catholics and more that make up the melting pot that is Kolkata's culture.
Nov 14, 2017
Taliban fighters storm 15 security posts in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, kill 27 policemenTaliban fighters stormed some 15 security posts in three different districts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province overnight, killing at least 27 policemen.
May 27, 2017
Pakistan opens key border crossing with Afghanistan ahead of Ramadan 'on humanitarian grounds'Pakistan announced it was reopening its border with Afghanistan, weeks after bloody clashes broke out between the two countries' militaries
Jan 06, 2017
Pakistan's regional languages face extinction amid political unrest and migrationSeveral of Pakistan's provincial and regional tongues are slowly heading towards extinction because of political unrest, poor literacy rates and lack of support from the government
Nov 12, 2015
Beheading of seven Shiite Hazaras in Kabul: Afghan protesters demand answers from Ashraf Ghani govtThousands of protesters marched coffins containing the decapitated bodies of seven Shiite Hazaras through the Afghan capital Wednesday, demanding justice for a minority whose persecution by the Taliban they say is ignored by the government.