Ahmed Rashid

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People burn an effigy of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi as they shout anti-India slogans during a protest in Peshawar, Pakistan, last month. Photograph: Arshad Arbab/EPA

When Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba staged a sophisticated terror attack in 2008 in Mumbai – striking the main train station and two lu(...)

Belarussian journalist and writer Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 Nobel literature winner, following a news conference in Minsk, Belarus on Thursday.  Photograph: Sergei Grits/AP

Svetlana Alexievich, a Belarussian journalist and prose writer, won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday “for her polyphonic writings, a monumen(...)

Pakistani volunteers remove the body of a blast victim at the site of a suicide bomb attack in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Friday. Photograph: A Majeed/AFP/Getty Images

From multibillion-dollar military aid to stealthy and secretive drone strikes, Pakistan, perhaps even more than Afghanistan, has been the centr(...)