Terrorism

  Hundreds of gunmen surround Ukraine military base

PEREVALNE: As hundreds of armed men surrounded a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on Sunday, world leaders and Ukraine's new prime minister urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to pull back his military. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called R...

  Clashes shatter truce in Syria’s Yarmuk: monitor

BEIRUT: Firefights and shelling rocked the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk in southern Damascus on Sunday, breaking a truce that had held since mid-February, said a group that monitors the Syrian conflict. "There was shelling of Yarmuk and fighting betwee...

  Police get 2-day physical remand of Rangers personnel in Karachi firing

KARACHI: Rangers personnel involved in gunning down a youth was given on a two-day physical remand to police by the local court on Sunday here, media reported. Rangers and police presented the accused along with the murder weapon in the city court of...

  Karachi operation yielding positive results: President Mamnoon

KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday said that targeted operation in Karachi was yielding positive results. Speaking to media, he said that the operation might continue for a year.He said that slum areas in Karachi were hotbeds of terrorists....

  Yusuf Shah says govt. should respond positively to Taliban ceasefire

NOWSHERA: Taliban committee coordinator Maulana Yusuf Shah Sunday said that Taliban negotiation committee chief, Maulana Samiul Huque has cut short his visit to Saudi Arabia after performing Umra and would return to Pakistan today to move the process...

  Pakistan´s new security policy aims to reform madrassas

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan plans to bring all of its madrassas, or religious schools, under its national education system within one year under a landmark security policy aimed at combating extremism. The first "National Internal Security Policy", a copy of...

  Government reciprocates Taliban ceasefire

ISLAMABAD: The government has formally announced to stop surgical strikes against militants, reciprocating Tehrik-I-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) declaration of a month-long ceasefire to resume peace talks. In a statement issued by the Interior Ministry, ...

  Peace talks with Taliban: Govt likely to announce ceasefire today

ISLAMABAD: Nawaz Sharif government is expected to stop air strikes against the Tehrik-I-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Sources told media that the government is likely to announced its decision tonight. The decision comes a day after Taliban declared a mont...

  Govt. should also declare ceasefire: Rustam Shah

PESHAWAR: Government negotiation committee member, Rustam Shah Mohmand Sunday said that Taliban have declared ceasefire on government demand and now reciprocating they should also announce ceasefire, media reported. He said that the government commit...

  13 killed in eastern Afghanistan blast

KABUL: Officials say a car packed with explosives blew up and killed 13 people including nine insurgents in eastern Afghanistan. Dind Mohammad Darwesh, spokesman for the governor of Logar Province, said it was probably a case of militants killed by t...

  If Taliban ready for talks, we support it: Khurshid Shah

SUKKUR: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and leader of the opposition in national assembly, Khurshid Shah Sunday said that if Taliban were ready for talks, then we support it, media reported. Talking to media here, Khurshid Shah said that we cons...

  Karachi: 2 killed in Lyari gang war firing, cracker attack

KARACHI: Two persons were killed and two injured in firing and cracker attack at Lyari, while the area is still booming with gunfire on Sunday here, media reported. Sources said that two persons were killed, while a woman and a child sustained injuri...

  Attack on China train station leaves 33 dead

BEIJING: More than 10 knife-wielding attackers slashed people at a train station in a southwestern city in what authorities called a terrorist attack by separatists in western China, and police fatally shot four of the assailants, leaving 33 people d...

  Ukraine seeks NATO assistance to protect territorial integrity

KIEV: Ukraine has asked NATO to look at all possible ways to help it protect its territorial integrity, Foreign Minister Sergei Deshchiritsya said on Saturday. The minister said he had held talks with officials from the United States and the European...

  Gunship helicopters shell militant hideouts, 5 killed in Khyber Agency

KHYBER AGENCY: Gunship helicopters targeted militants’ hideouts in various areas of tehsil Bara of Khyber Agency, killing five terrorists, media reported. According to security sources, several hideouts of the militants were also destroyed in the att...

  Obama told Putin he has violated international law: White House

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama told President Vladimir Putin in a 90-minute phone call Saturday that Russia had violated international law with its incursion into Ukraine and warned of US and allied reprisals. The White House said Obama called...

  Nato supplies restore through Torkham

PESHAWAR: Nato supplies to Afghanistan through Torkham has been restored as containers were seen arriving at the border after Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) announced ending its three months long sit-in blocking the supply, media reported. Sources sai...

  Karachi: Motorcycle riding banned in 24 UCs for 10 hours

KARACHI: Authorities concerned have banned motorcycle riding for 10 hours in 24 union councils (UCs) of Karachi today (Sunday) for the safety of the vaccinators participating in an anti-polio drive.According to the notification issued here, the ban h...

  Karachi police arrest two dacoits after encounter

KARACHI: Police arrested two dacoits who were injured during encounter in Peerabad area of Karachi, media reported. SSP West Irfan Baloch said the police encounter took place in Peerabad area in which two miscreants sustained injuries. He said police...

  Two dacoits killed in alleged police encounter

MURIDKE: Two dacoits were killed in an alleged police encounter in Muridke, media reported. Police said encounter with dacoits occurred at Narowal road, where they were looting the citizens....


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Feature / Analysis

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Opinion

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