Kabul: The Taliban responded scornfully today to the formal end of NATO's war in Afghanistan, describing the US-led mission as a "fire of barbarism and cruelty" that had drowned the country "in
New York: Taliban's reclusive leader Mullah Muhammad Omar is alive and hiding in the Pakistani city of Karachi, a top Afghan intelligence official has said, echoing a similar assessment by
Islamabad: In another move set to enrage India, the Islamabad High Court on Monday issued an interim order to cancel detention notification of 2008 Mumbai attacks accused Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi
Kathmandu: From early morning, housewives carrying buckets and brass pots queue in the back streets of Nepal's capital for the free water pumped from a network of ancient stone spouts.
Colombo: The Sri Lankan government Sunday apprehended an "international conspiracy" to divide the country by getting political parties to support the opposition at next month`s
Peshawar: Some Afghan nationals working in the canteen of the army-run school where 150 people, mostly school children, were massacred, have been arrested by Pakistan security agencies for
Kabul: The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Sunday formally ended its 13-year-old combat mission in Afghanistan.
In a ceremony held here, US commander of ISAF
Colombo: At least 24 people have been killed and eight others were reported missing due to mudslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka over the past week, officials said on
Lahore: In an alleged "faith driven attack", a young man belonging to the minority Ahmadi community has been shot dead in Pakistan's Punjab province.
"Lucman Ahad- who was in his 20s
Islamabad: Pakistan has rejected calls by UN and EU to revive moratorium on execution of convicts, saying "capital punishment for terrorists does not violate international law".
Colombo: Sri Lanka's main Muslim party on Sunday quit the government and decided to support the opposition in the January 8 presidential polls in a move seen as a major setback to President
Islamabad: The Pakistan government has rejected calls by the UN and the European Union (EU) to revive moratorium on execution of convicts, a media report said.
"Capital punishment for
Islamabad: Gunmen in eastern Pakistan shot dead a member of the Ahmadi religious minority on Saturday, an Ahmadi spokesman said, five days after a Muslim leader denounced Ahmadis on a popular
Kabul: NATO will hold a ceremony in Kabul later Sunday formally ending its war in Afghanistan, officials said, after 13 years of conflict that have left the country in the grip of worsening
Islamabad: A Pakistani man was sentenced to 26 years in jail for making two hoax calls to police claiming he had planted bombs in crowded public places, prosecutors said on Saturday.
Peshawar: At least 105 terror suspects, including Afghans, were arrested here on Saturday as part of the Pakistan government's offensive against militants after the Taliban's deadly school
Peshawar: The Peshawar school massacre probe has been extended to Afghanistan as Pakistani security forces have arrested accomplices and facilitators of the Taliban attackers, Chief Minister of
Karachi: One suicide bomber was killed while another blew himself up on Saturday during a security forces' operation in Pakistan's restive Balochistan's province.
Security forces and
Karachi: Twenty four high-profile death row prisoners have been shifted from a jail in Quetta to another prison in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, fearing a possible jail break.
Lahore/Karachi: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stayed away from Pakistan as his mother and former premier Benazir's death anniversary was observed on Saturday across the country, giving
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was on Saturday presented with the first draft of constitutional and legal amendments for trial of hardcore terrorists and enemy combatants as he
Peshawar: About 60 militants were killed in airstrikes by Pakistan military and a gun battle that ensued after terrorists attacked army check posts in the volatile northwest tribal region,
Islamabad: One suicide bomber was killed while another blew himself up during a security forces' operation in Pakistan's Balochistan province on Saturday morning.
"One suicide bomber blew
Islamabad: A draft of amendments for trying enemy combatants and hardcore terrorists involved in execution, abetting, and financing mass murders was presented to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz
Islamabad: Fearing a possible jail break, Pakistan's provincial government of Balochistan has shifted 24 high profile prisoners to Central Jail Mach from District Jail Quetta.
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