Stories By Hasan Abdullah
125 Jan 2015 Sun
Baloch human rights groups accuse the state of having abducted thousands of Baloch activists, often using violent methods, to give up information about militant groups that operate in the region.
224 Jan 2015 Sat
Pakistan's largest and poorest province Balochistan has the unfortunate reputation of being a transit route for drug smugglers, who bring products across the border from sellers in the Gulf states and Iran.
322 Jan 2015 Thu
As the Islamic State (IS) militant group continues to recruit beyond Iraq and Syria, some experts view hugely polarised Pakistan as fertile ground for further radicalisation.
419 Jan 2015 Mon
Pakistan is facing a major oil crisis that has hit the country's transport industry hard, while causing daily power outages of more than 12 hours.
514 Jan 2015 Wed
Pakistani analysts say that while Islamabad and Washington are now on the same page over militancy, Pakistan's concerns must be addressed.
612 Jan 2015 Mon
The Pakistan government is taking steps to strengthen security at schools across the country, especially the capital Islamabad, but many security experts are not convinced of the efficacy of the government's anti-terror measures.
724 Dec 2014 Wed
Shiite leaders say Pakistan's security establishment is not acting against some anti-Shiite militant groups, which they consider useful in attaining some strategic objectives, a charge denied by the military.
823 Dec 2014 Tue
Pakistan continues to dig a trench along roughly 500km of the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, aiming to keep out smugglers, separatists and militants across a stretch of territory filled with fiercely independent tribes.
905 Dec 2014 Fri
Pakistan's government vows to move quicker to end crippling national power shortages that have hit employment and growth prospects for the South Asian country and threaten a backlash against the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
1028 Nov 2014 Fri
The killing of Allama Nawaz Irfani shocked many and raised questions about the growing penetration of self-proclaimed jihadi groups in a city that is still considered to be the most secure in the country.