Associated Press | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Pakistan's presumptive prime minister Nawaz Sharif called for peace talks with Taliban militants at war with the government Monday, potentially charting a course that could put him at odds with the country's powerful army.
Written by Anchal Vohra | Monday May 20, 2013
Every year as the snow melts, groups like Taliban and its affiliates, the Haqqani network, as also the Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) cross over from Pakistan as a fresh fighting season begins in Afghanistan. It is soldiers like Commander Kushal Sadat from Sp...
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 18, 2013
Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani today met Prime Minister-designate Nawaz Sharif for over three hours, exchanging views on regional situation and the war on terror.
Associated Press | Saturday May 11, 2013
Despite a bloody campaign marred by Taliban attacks, Pakistan holds historic elections Saturday pitting a former cricket star against a two-time prime minister once exiled by the army and an incumbent blamed for power blackouts and inflation.
Reuters | Thursday May 9, 2013
Pakistan's military said on Thursday it will send tens of thousands of troops to polling stations and counting centres to prevent the Taliban from disrupting Saturday's election after the insurgent group's attacks in the campaign killed over 100 peop...
Reuters | Wednesday May 8, 2013
When a rock-band song mocking Pakistan's army was mysteriously blocked on Internet sites recently, no one was surprised. But, as political parties jousted their way to this Saturday's elections, it was a small reminder of where power really lies.
Reuters | Monday May 6, 2013
A new jihadi magazine set up by militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan has appealed to Muslims around the world to come up with technology to hack into or manipulate drones, describing this as one of their most important priorities.
Reuters | Monday May 6, 2013
After 14 years out of power, Nawaz Sharif is a man in a hurry. As his motorcade speeds to another campaign rally ahead of a general election next week, the politician tipped to be Pakistan's next prime minister is frank about what he will inherit - ...
Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 5, 2013
Pakistani troops overran two militant hideouts and killed 16 insurgents after heavy overnight fighting at a flashpoint near the Afghan border in which two soldiers also died, the military said Sunday.
Reuters | Wednesday May 1, 2013
Pakistan's army chief has suggested that the military is unhappy with how authorities have treated former army chief and president Pervez Musharraf since his return from exile.
Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Nitin A Gokhale; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday April 30, 2013
At a third flag meeting between army commanders from India and China, some progress was made in the search for a solution to the stand-off in Ladakh, provoked when Chinese troops set up camp 19 kms within Indian territory on April 15.
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday April 29, 2013
Mulayam Singh Yadav today attacked the government over the incursion of Chinese troops in Ladakh, accused it of being "cowardly and incompetent," and warned that China, not Pakistan, "is the biggest enemy."
Press Trust of India | Saturday April 27, 2013
A group of Pakistani military officers have protested against the "humiliating treatment" meted out to ex-army chief Pervez Musharraf, who has been arrested over the 2007 emergency and the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto.
Press Trust of India | Saturday April 20, 2013
Hours after an anti-terrorism court remanded Pervez Musharraf to judicial custody, authorities today declared his sprawling farmhouse a "sub-jail" so that the former military ruler could be detained there.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 19, 2013
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was today arrested in a case relating to the imposition of Emergency rule in 2007 and was presented before a magistrate, becoming the country's first former army chief to face such action.