"Pakistan Needs to Get Out of Business of Jihad”
Mar 19, 2015
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 25, 2015
The kidnapped son of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani called his father on Sunday after two years in captivity and told him he was well.
Opinion | Beena Sarwar | Tuesday May 19, 2015
An "intellecticide" continues in Pakistan, says Beena Sarwar.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 17, 2015
A US drone strike killed at least four militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Saturday, Pakistani security officials said.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 15, 2015
The militant group that said it was behind Wednesday's massacre of 45 commuters in Karachi is a dangerous outfit with ties to Pakistan's Taliban, but intelligence sources voiced doubts about claims it had received financial support from Islamic State...
World News | Friday May 15, 2015
Pakistani air strikes today killed at least 17 militants in the country's restive tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, security officials said, part of a major operation against the Taliban.
World News | Agencies | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The Islamic State group on Wednesday claimed responsiblity for an attack by gunmen on a bus that killed at least 43 Shiites in Pakistan's biggest city Karachi.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promised coordinated military operations with Afghan forces to hunt down militants along their shared border, saying on a visit to Kabul today that he condemned a recent Taliban offensive.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan today released a video of its members holding a Shoulder Launch Missile, which the militant group claimed to have used in downing a Pakistan military helicopter killing ambassadors of the Philippines and Norway and five othe...
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 9, 2015
Pakistan's military brought the bodies of two ambassadors and two ambassadors' wives to Islamabad today, a day after they were killed in a helicopter crash in northern mountains as they where inspecting a tourism project.
World News | Agencies | Friday May 8, 2015
"The helicopter was shot down by an anti-aircraft missile, killing pilots and many foreign ambassadors," an Urdu-language statement emailed by their main spokesman Muhammad Khorasani said.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 4, 2015
Unidentified gunmen attacked a school in Pakistan on Monday and killed a guard, police said, raising fears of a repeat of a deadly school attack five months ago that toughened Pakistan's resolve to fight militants.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 2, 2015
Pakistani air strikes on Saturday killed at least 44 militants in the country's lawless tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, the military said, part of a massive operation against the Taliban.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
An Afghan delegation is heading to Qatar for "open discussions" with representatives of Taliban insurgents over the next few days aimed at ending Afghanistan's long war, an official said on Friday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 30, 2015
A Pakistani court jailed 10 men for 25 years each today for involvement in the 2012 shooting of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, targeted for her campaign against Taliban efforts to deny girls education.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 30, 2015
Four Pakistani Taliban militants were today sentenced to 25 years in jail by an anti-terrorism court for their role in the 2012 attack on Malala Yousafzai, the teenage child rights activist who last year won the Nobel Peace Prize.
World News | Written by Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Amid an intensified wave of attacks by the Taliban, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has told NDTV that Pakistan must, within a timeframe, commit to the war against terrorism in his country, calling it a "litmus test".
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 21, 2015
As Pakistan was celebrating Chinese investments worth $46 billion in the country, the militant organisation Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) today reported it has successfully test-fired its first indigenously developed missile.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Pakistan hanged 15 people today, officials said, the largest number of people executed on the same day since an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment was lifted in December.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Citizens of Karachi have been asked to carry their National Identity Cards with them all the time or face detention, amid fear that militants have taken refuge in Pakistan's financial capital after fleeing the ongoing military offensive.
World News | Reported by Amitabh Pashupati Revi, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday April 18, 2015
Twin blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad have killed at least 37 people and injured over 100. A spokesperson for the Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which would make it first attack by the Islamic State in Afgha...
World News | Reuters | Friday April 17, 2015
Men claiming to be Islamic militants shot and wounded an American woman in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Thursday, leaving leaflets in her car naming her and saying they had targeted her because she was American, police said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Pakistani teenager and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday told Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram militants they will never be forgotten and to never lose hope.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 4, 2015
Two militants blew themselves up while at least four others were killed during a clash with paramilitary soldiers in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Baluchistan on Friday, a spokesman said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 30, 2015
Sohail Ahmed was picked up last December by a bunch of burly men outside his local mosque in Karachi and shoved into an SUV. It was the last time his family saw him alive.