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Pakistan: The wages of separation

By Owei Lakemfa THE separation of Pakistan from India on August 14, 1947 was quite bloody. Its focus was on religion and a holy, separate state. Unlike India, it had no strong structures; in fact, it had no valid constitution, no independent judiciary and no strong civil leaders apart from Muhammed Ali Jinnah. Its first priority […]

Pakistan shoots down Iranian drone

Pakistan has shot down an unmanned Iranian drone inside its territory in southwestern Baluchistan province, Islamabad said Wednesday. The Iranian Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) crossed over the border on Monday, Pakistan’s foreign ministry said in a statement. “The drone was hit by Pakistan Air Force as it was unidentified and was flying at around 3-4 […]