MIRANSHAH: Rockets fired from a US drone killed 15 people in northwest Pakistan on Monday, intelligence officials said, an attack likely to add to tensions between Washington and Islamabad amid a standoff over Nato supply routes to Afghanistan.
PESHAWAR: The bodies of 15 members of Pakistan’s paramilitary Frontier Constabulary (FC) were found Thursday, almost two weeks after they were kidnapped from a northwestern town, officials said.
KABUL: A Taliban car bomber struck a Nato military convoy in the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing 17 people, including 13 US troops, the deadliest single ground attack in 10 years of war in Afghanistan.
KABUL: Afghan President Hamid Karzai sought to distance himself on Monday from controversial remarks made in an interview in which he said Afghanistan would back Pakistan against the United States (US) in an all-out war.
MIRAMSHAH/PESHAWAR: The United States shifted hundreds of its troops to the Afghan area bordering North Waziristan on Sunday along with heavy arms and gunship helicopters and sealed the Pak-Afghan border for all types of movement.
ISLAMABAD: Tension between Pakistan and the US has been reduced but all is not well for sure. Another Taliban attack in Kabul could create new tensions and it is obvious that Afghan President Hamid Karzai tried to undermine the resolution passed by All Parties Conference in Islamabad by suspending his talks with Taliban on Saturday in Kabul.
SAN FRANCISCO: Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Wednesday warned the United States would retaliate against insurgents based in Pakistan blamed for staging a dramatic attack in the Afghan capital.
ISLAMABAD: Family rivalry and not religious victimisation claimed Minorities’ Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti’s life, according to investigators.
Miranshah: Haji Hafiz Gul Bahadur has directed Hakim Ullah Mahsood to quit North Waziristan. Haji Hafiz Gul Bahadar, warring commander in North Waziristan, has also decided not to attack the Pakistan Army and security forces. He also announced to support the Pakistan Army in the war against terrorism.