Are there too many intelligence agencies?
May 15, 2012
World | Reuters | Friday June 6, 2014
A Pakistani television channel is suing the powerful spy agency for defamation over accusations of being anti-state, it said on Friday, in a move unprecedented in a country where public criticism of the military is taboo.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday May 10, 2014
The lawyer of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden on Saturday said he was withdrawing from the case after receiving threats against his life from militant groups.
World | Reuters | Wednesday April 30, 2014
Pakistani authorities should investigate the country's powerful spy agency for human rights abuses against journalists, Amnesty International said in a report.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 15, 2014
A Pakistani tribunal on Saturday reduced by 10 years the sentence of a doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden, after he was jailed for ties to militants.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday February 7, 2014
A Pakistani court has reinstated two women health workers who were sacked for allegedly helping Shakil Afridi, the doctor arrested for assisting the CIA in tracking former Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 18, 2013
A Pakistani doctor jailed after helping the CIA find Osama bin Laden faces fresh legal wrangling after an appeal tribunal on Wednesday said a retrial order was "ambiguous" and needed clarification.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 27, 2013
A Pakistani political party published what it said was the name of the CIA's chief operative in Islamabad and demanded on Wednesday that he face murder charges over a U.S. drone strike that killed five people last week.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Five years after the horrific Mumbai terror attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is stronger than ever and remains the "favoured instrument" of Pakistani military and the ISI against India, US experts have said.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 10, 2013
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed that the Pakistan government resorted to sorcery to cause headache and body pain to its killed chief Hakimullah Mehsud.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 2, 2013
Enraged at the killing of its top leader in a CIA drone strike, the Pakistan Taliban has vowed to take "unprecedented" revenge.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from IANS) | Saturday October 26, 2013
The Uttar Pradesh government has denied receiving any information from the Intelligence Bureau (IB) regarding Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's claim that young Muslim men whose families were affected in the Muzaffarnagar communal riots have bee...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 24, 2013
Pakistani officials and former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday denied a report that they had approved US drone strikes on the country's soil.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 3, 2013
US intelligence agencies had uncovered evidence of a plot hatched by Pakistani security officials to use militants to kill human rights activist Asma Jahangir in India, according to a media report.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 29, 2013
A Pakistani judicial official today overturned the 33-year jail sentence passed on Shakil Afridi, the doctor who helped CIA agents hunting for Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who was killed in 2011.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday July 5, 2013
The BJP wants the Union Home Ministry to clarify whether Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Coleman Headley had indeed told Indian investigators that 19-year-old Ishrat Jahan was a terrorist. And it has sought to know why paragraphs that detailed this a...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 6, 2013
The families of Pakistani victims of US drone strikes today wrote to new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urging him to stop the campaign - by shooting the unmanned aircraft down if necessary.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 29, 2012
The Pakistani doctor who helped the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) hunt down Osama bin Laden started a hunger strike in his jail cell this week to protest against his living conditions, prison officials said on Thursday.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 29, 2012
The Pakistani military today dismissed as "absurd and baseless" a British newspaper's report that the Inter-Services Intelligence agency was behind a defamation campaign against Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and PPP chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 18, 2012
A suspected spy, passing sensitive defence information to Pakistan's intelligence agency through its High Commission in Colombo, has been arrested in Tamil Nadu, a senior police official said on Monday.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 16, 2012
Pakistani Taliban disguised in burqas attacked an office of the security force's intelligence agency in the country's northwest on Monday, taking several hostages before police stormed the building and ended the siege, police said.