ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Exposing Pakistan’s attempts at putting up a semblance of fighting terror on its soil, the Judicial Review Board of Pakistan’s Punjab province on November 22 ordered the release of …Read More
Pakistan ’s security forces killed at least 39 militants in a coordinated crackdown across the country a day after an Islamic State suicide attacked a popular and crowded Sufi shrine in southern Sindh province that left 80 people dead and about 250 injured. The bomb blast at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar on February 16 was one of the major terror attacks in Pakistan in recent years and followed a string of several extremist strikes this week.
Paramilitary unit Sindh Rangers said they killed 18 terrorists in overnight operations in Sindh province. Of them, 11 were killed in Karachi.The crackdown was launched in a coordinated manner by Pakistan’s federal and provincial governments after at least eight terror attacks rocked Pakistan over the week, killing dozens. A meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif this week participants agreed that militants posed a threat to national security and should be “liquidated”.Read More
The 48-hour siege of the five-storey Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute in Srinagar has ended with the killing of three suspected Lashkar–e-Taiba militants. Three terrorists hiding in a massive …Read More
Ahead of talks on counter- terrorism between China and India, China has expressed “willingness” to work with both India and Pakistan in the fight against terror, raising hopes that it may …Read More
The much-speculated nuclear deal between the US and Pakistan did not quite take off during US President Barack Obama’s talks with visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, with the US putting the focus on Pakistan’s promises to curb terror and prodding the latter to use its leverage to facilitate dialogue in Afghanistan.Read More