Police detained 200 people after a Pakistan International Airlines plane came under fire while landing in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing a female passenger and wounding two flight attendants.
Pakistan’s military began a full- scale operation in the Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan, prompting insurgents to warn foreign investors, airlines and multinational companies to leave the country.
Mohammad Shakir Afridi has watched U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan since the first Americans landed in the country 10 years ago. As president of the Khyber Transport Association, one of the largest groups of truck owners in Pakistan, Afridi’s biggest contract involves moving military equipment for American and coalition forces through Pakistan to military bases in Afghanistan. The slightest policy shift in Washington can carry consequences for Afridi and his business.