Pakistan expels NYT scribe on election eve

Pakistan has expelled the Islamabad bureau chief for The New York Times on the eve of national elections, according to the influential US daily.

I underestimated Taliban`s extremism: Freed US reporter

A New York Times reporter kidnapped by the Taliban in 2008 and held for seven months in Pakistan has said he had underestimated Taliban`s extremism and the strength of its supporters in Pakistan.