World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 1, 2015
Masked gunmen riding a motorcycle shot dead two military policemen today in Pakistan's volatile port city, Karachi, where authorities have been staging a crackdown for two years on Taliban militants and criminal gangs.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 1, 2015
Hitting out at Pakistan for using terrorists as "violent proxies", Afghanistan has blamed Islamabad's "unnecessary anxiety" over its ties with India for a sharp spike in civilian and military casualties that made 2015 the bloodiest year since 2001.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 23, 2015
A new road linking the Afghan capital with a trade hub near Pakistan has been stuck in the slow lane since a state-owned Chinese company took the contract to build it two years ago, bedevilled by militant attacks and accusations of mismanagement.
World News | Rod Nordland, The New York Times | Friday November 20, 2015
Imran Khan, the former cricket star turned politician and would-be leader of Pakistan, would like to say, "I told you so."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The survivors of Pakistan's deadliest ever terror massacre have expressed solidarity with the victims of the Paris attacks, describing those responsible as "animals" who had "nothing to do with Islam".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 14, 2015
At least 22 militants were killed today when Pakistani fighter jets bombarded six insurgent hideouts on the country's troubled northwest frontier bordering Afghanistan, security officials said.
India News | Reuters | Friday November 6, 2015
Afghanistan is poised to acquire four attack helicopters from India to help it fight a growing Taliban insurgency, a small but significant deal marking a shift in Kabul's search for allies that is likely to anger Pakistan.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 4, 2015
A gunman on a motorbike shot dead a Pakistani journalist in the country's restive northwest on Tuesday and hours later the Taliban claimed the killing, bringing to 71 the number of journalists and media workers killed in Pakistan since 2002.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Pakistan's top diplomat has said that time was not right for working on revival of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban militants.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Pakistan has some influence on the Taliban but it had no control over the terror group, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz said today, a media report said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Heavy cross-border fire from Afghanistan killed seven Pakistani soldiers early today at a checkpost in the restive tribal region of South Waziristan, the army said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Rescuers were today picking their way through rugged terrain and pockets of Taliban insurgency in the search for survivors after a massive earthquake hit Pakistan and Afghanistan, killing at least 277 people.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
Pakistan uses militants as proxies to counter India's growing influence in Afghanistan, according to a set of documents released by WikiLeaks from the hacked personal email account of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director, John Brennan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 22, 2015
President Barack Obama is expected to press Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on ties with the Taliban, nuclear safety and a range of other fraught issues Thursday when the troubled allies meet at the White House.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 18, 2015
Pakistan has eliminated all members of the Uighur militant group the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from its territory, but must remain vigilant to ensure they don't return, the country's defence minister said in Beijing today.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 15, 2015
The lean days appear to be over for Mor Sahib, an 87-year-old crocodile venerated by Pakistan's tiny Sheedi community, as pilgrims once again flock to a shrine in Karachi that has been shunned for years amid fears of Taliban attacks.
Who Said What | Monday October 12, 2015
A key organiser of former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri's book launch event today alleged that he was attacked by Shiv Sena activists. He said his face was painted black with paint by Sena activists for refusing to cancel Kasuri's book launch in Mumbai.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 10, 2015
Describing Pakistani army as the "godfather" of the Taliban, a foreign policy expert today warned that as long as Pakistan military and its mindset are unchecked and unreformed, the US will face a strategic collapse as it withdraws its forces from Afghanistan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 24, 2015
Gunmen today shot dead a prison official and his brother in northwestern Pakistan, a week after a Taliban attack on an air force base which killed 29 people, police said.
World News | Reuters | Monday September 21, 2015
A secret military court in Pakistan has sentenced nine men to death and one to life in prison after convicting them of involvement in different cases of terrorism, the military said today.
World News | Reuters | Friday September 18, 2015
Taliban gunmen stormed a Pakistani Air Force base early on Friday, killing at least 17 people, a military spokesman said, the deadliest attack on a military installation this year.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 17, 2015
Pakistani police have arrested a businessman who donated funds to the Taliban and al Qaeda, police told Reuters on Wednesday, in a rare case targeting those who financially contribute to militancy.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday September 17, 2015
Peshawar team hails falling level of violence in the region as the reason for its success on the cricket field. Coach Abdul Rehman says people are now no longer afraid of the Taliban and send their kids to the grounds to play.
World News | Reuters | Monday September 14, 2015
Pakistan militants who have pledged allegiance to Islamic State said on Sunday they had attacked a paramilitary checkpoint along the Afghan border, in the first such assault claimed by a former faction of the Taliban in several months.