Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

Deadly Suicide Attack Hits Sufi Shrine in Pakistan

QUETTA, PAKISTAN A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded Sufi shrine Thursday in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens of others.

The victims, mostly members of the …

Iran-Funded Center a Lifeline for Jakarta’s Marginalized Shia Minority

JAKARTA, INDONESIA The first month of the Islamic calendar, Muharram, is not a very big deal for most Indonesians, outside of New Year's Day. But every night of Muharram since it started on Sept. 21, …

Award Honors Slain Indian Journalist’s Courage to ‘Write and Fight’

MUMBAI Two fearless Asian women who have risked their lives campaigning against religious extremism � one of whom was murdered last month � won a joint award on Thursday for their common courage.

Gauri Lankesh, …

Pakistan Army Says Plan in Place to Integrate Militant-linked Groups

ISLAMABAD The Pakistani army on Thursday confirmed that a plan was in place to try to integrate militant-linked groups into the mainstream of the country's

politics.

Milli Muslim League (MML), a new militant party controlled …

Pakistan Army Says Plan in Place to Integrate Militant-linked Groups

ISLAMABAD The Pakistani army on Thursday confirmed that a plan was in place to try to integrate militant-linked groups into the mainstream of the country's

politics.

Milli Muslim League (MML), a new militant party controlled …

Suicide Bombing At Pakistani Sufi Shrine Kills At Least 18

Pakistani officials say a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in the country's southwest has killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 30.

The attack took place on October 5 in the Jhal …

Will the US Get Left in the Digital Dust?

A recent report provides some surprises about which countries are gaining traction in the digital space and which are stalling.

Researchers at the Fletcher School of International Affairs at Tufts University in Massachusetts looked at …

Award Honors Slain Indian Journalist’s Courage to ‘Write and Fight’

MUMBAI Two fearless Asian women who have risked their lives campaigning against religious extremism � one of whom was murdered last month � won a joint award on Thursday for their common courage.

Gauri Lankesh, …

Suicide Bombing At Pakistani Sufi Shrine Kills At Least 18

Pakistani officials say a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in the country's southwest has killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 30.

The attack took place on October 5 in the Jhal …

Deadly Suicide Attack Hits Sufi Shrine in Pakistan

QUETTA, PAKISTAN A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded Sufi shrine Thursday in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens of others.

The victims, mostly members of the …