07 Oct 2019
Taliban releases three Indian engineers kidnapped last year
In a sigh of relief for India, three engineers, who were abducted in May 2018 by the Taliban, were released on Sunday in exchange for 11 Taliban members. The swap happened at an undisclosed location.
07 Jul 2019
After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan
Pakistan-based terror organizations, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), have reportedly shifted their cadres to Afghanistan following the Indian Air Force's airstrikes on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot.
03 Nov 2018
Pakistan: 'Father of Taliban' Maulana Samiul Haq killed in knife-attack
Pakistani political and religious leader Maulana Samiul Haq was killed in knife attack at his home in Rawalpindi on Friday evening.
27 Oct 2018
Pakistan poses greater threat to humanity than Syria, report finds
A report titled 'Humanity at Risk - Global Terror Threat Indicant (GTTI)' has concluded that Pakistan poses three times the threat to humanity than Syria, as it continues to be a breeding ground for terrorist pads.
21 Sep 2018
Pakistan militant outfits LeT, JeM continue to pose threat: US
The US has said the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant groups continue to pose a regional threat and that Pakistan didn't adequately address America's concerns on terrorism in 2017.
04 Sep 2018
Afghan Taliban announces the death of Haqqani network leader
The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates, the Afghan Taliban announced on Tuesday.
20 Aug 2018
Afghanistan: Taliban ambushes buses; takes over 100 people hostage
The Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses today on a road in northern Afghanistan and took more than 100 people hostage, including women and children, in the latest brazen assault by the insurgents, provincial officials said.
15 Jun 2018
Pakistan's most wanted terrorist killed in air-strike in Afghanistan
Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in an air strike in Afghanistan, the latter confirmed today.
05 Jan 2018
US suspends over $1bn in security aid to Pakistan
Taking a strict stand against Pakistan's support for terrorism, the US has suspended more than $1.15bn in security assistance to the South Asian nation.
09 Dec 2017
Terrorism: US tells citizens to defer non-essential travel to Pakistan
The US State Department has advised its citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan.
20 Sep 2017
Russia seeks India's cooperation over Afghanistan amid Moscow's Pak outreach
Russia's special envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov might visit India soon to discuss the security situation in Afghanistan.
23 Aug 2017
After Trump, Tillerson cautions Pakistan over terror support
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has stepped up pressure on Pakistan over its alleged backing of the Afghan Taliban.
20 Jul 2017
US designates Pakistan as a terrorist 'safe haven'
Possibly a sign of Trump administration's toughening stance against terrorism, the US listed Pakistan as one of the countries providing safe havens to terrorists in its "Country Report on Terrorism" published annually.
11 Apr 2017
UK says there's no excuse for terrorism coming from Pakistan
Britain's defence secretary Michael Fallon said there's no excuse for terrorism that "flows across" Pakistan's borders into Afghanistan and elsewhere.
30 Oct 2016
Pak Information Minister sacked over Dawn report
In the aftermath of the Cyril Almeida case, Pakistan's Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has been sacked from his post.
16 Oct 2016
Pak army concerned over Dawn article
Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, who presided over the meeting that was leaked to the Dawn newspaper said "participants viewed it as a breach of national security."
15 Oct 2016
Travel ban on Dawn journalist lifted
The travel ban imposed on Cyril Almeida was lifted by the Pakistani government.
14 Oct 2016
Have nothing against Cyril Almeida or Dawn: Pak Army
Last week, Pakistan's Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida reported a "heated" meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that became a top story.
25 Aug 2016
American University in Kabul under attack
A car bomb detonated at the front gate of the American University and several armed militants forced their way in.
05 Aug 2016
Pakistani Government chopper crash-lands in Afghanistan; occupants held hostage
Six Pakistani engineers and a Russian engineer, traveling to Uzbekistan in a Russian MI-17, had to make a crash landing due to technical faults in Afghanistan's Logar area on 4th August, 2016.