Kamal Hyder

Kamal Hyder

"Kamal Hyder, an Al Jazeera correspondent in Pakistan, reports from across the country, regularly filing exclusive material from the troubled Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which has been the site of cross-border raids by US forces based in Afghanistan, and the scene of fighting between tribal factions and Pakistan security forces. Kamal has also covered breaking news events in the country - from the first assassination attempt on Benazir Bhutto in Karachi and her later killing in Rawalpindi, to the ensuing political fall-out that led to Pervez Musharraf's resignation and the election of Bhutto's widower as president."

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German leprosy doctor's legacy lives on in Pakistan

Doctors at a leprosy hospital in Pakistan are vowing to continue their work until the disease is wiped out completely.

German leprosy doctor's legacy lives on in Pakistan

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Pakistan celebrates 70 years of independence

Pakistan is celebrating 70 years of independence with massive festivities across the country, including an airshow in the capital Islamabad.

Pakistan celebrates 70 years of independence

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Pakistan's Thar coal project: Villagers protest over environmental concerns

Water's a precious commodity, especially in deserts. But the Thar desert in Pakistan has a problem with coal mine waste. Protesters say mining expansion and the creation of a giant lake threatens wildlife - and drinking water.

Pakistan's Thar coal project: Villagers protest over environmental concerns

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Pakistan’s new coal project to provide power for 200 years

A new coal mining project in the Thar desert is expected to provide enough power to last 200 years. It's also bringing jobs and opportunities to a community which has faced drought and famine.

Pakistan’s new coal project to provide power for 200 years

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Pakistan a hub in China's 'New Silk Road'

Pakistan is a key player in China's Belt and Road Initiative that has become known as the the "New Silk Road".

Pakistan a hub in China's 'New Silk Road'

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Tensions high at Pak-Afghan border after deadly clashes

Fighting on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan has claimed at least 11 lives and injured more than 40. Pakistan is accusing Afghans of unprovoked attacks on a string of villages which both countries claim as their own.

Tensions high at Pak-Afghan border after deadly clashes

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New 'Silk Road' under construction despite threats

China's latest multibillion-dollar transport project spanning across Central Asia is being dubbed the "New Silk Road". But it comes with its challenges, including separatist insurgents in the Pakistani region of Balochistan.

New 'Silk Road' under construction despite threats

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Pakistan's fishermen oppose Gwadar relocation

Pakistan's government is working with a Chinese company to expand its seaport at Gwadar in Balochistan province.

Pakistan's fishermen oppose Gwadar relocation

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Poets and intellectuals in Lahore for Benazir Literary Festival

The inaugural edition of the Benazir Literary Festival is being held in the Pakistani city of Lahore. While the event celebrates freedom of speech, a crackdown on bloggers and dissenting voices has cast a shadow over this year's edition.

Poets and intellectuals in Lahore for Benazir Literary Festival

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Pakistan fence to seal off Afghan border

Pakistan is building a fence along a disputed part of its border with Afghanistan to prevent armed fighters from entering the country.

Pakistan fence to seal off Afghan border

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Pakistan resumes repatriation of Afghan refugees

A government crackdown following a wave of security incidents and border fighting has led many Afghans to feel they are no longer safe in Pakistan.

Pakistan resumes repatriation of Afghan refugees

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Pakistani pupils return to school in Swat amid atmosphere of fear

A Human Rights Watch report has found that attacks by the Taliban and other armed groups are having a devastating impact on education in Pakistan.

Pakistani pupils return to school in Swat amid atmosphere of fear