"Pakistan Needs to Get Out of Business of Jihad”
Mar 19, 2015
Opinion | Beena Sarwar | Tuesday May 19, 2015
An "intellecticide" continues in Pakistan, says Beena Sarwar.
World News | Reuters | Sunday May 17, 2015
A suicide car bomber rammed a European Union vehicle near the main airport in Afghanistan's capital on Sunday, killing at least three people in the latest attack in the city, officials said.
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 | Written by Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Saturday May 16, 2015
The seven-hour long siege at a Kabul guest house on Wednesday that killed four Indians and ten others will not scare New Delhi away from Afghanistan, Indian Ambassador Amar Sinha has said in an exclusive interview to NDTV.
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.
India News | Written by Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Friday May 15, 2015
The bodies of four Indians, killed in an attack by the Taliban at a Kabul guest house on Wednesday, will be flown home by a special aircraft today.
World News | Agencies | Thursday May 14, 2015
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the seven-hour overnight siege on a Kabul guest house on Wednesday in which 14 people, including four Indians and an American, were killed.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 14, 2015
Gunmen stormed a guest house popular with foreigners in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday evening, police said, with at least one American killed and dozens others trapped by fighting between the attackers and rescuers.
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 | Wednesday May 13, 2015
Gunmen opened fire on a gathering of Afghan Muslim clerics in the southern province of Helmand, killing seven people, police said on Wednesday.
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 | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 12, 2015
The houses are painted in gaudy carnival colours, with multi-tier chandeliers, ornately gilded porticos and giant eagle rooftop sculptures, in a neighbourhood touted as the Beverly Hills of Kabul.
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 | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 9, 2015
The Afghan Taliban, condemned for their misogynistic ideology, were surprisingly open with female delegates who attended peace talks in Qatar, pledging support for women's education and their right to work in "male-dominated professions", activists s...
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 | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Representatives at preliminary talks aiming to end Afghanistan's long war have agreed that Taliban insurgents should open a political office for negotiations, but disagreement over foreign troops is still hampering prospects for a ceasefire.
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.
India News | Edited by Dilip Bobb | Tuesday April 28, 2015
A joint effort to combat terror dominated talks during Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's first official visit to India, seven months after he was sworn in. His visit was delayed by a few hours because of a Taliban offensive in Afghanistan's Kunduz prov...