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US drone strike kills eleven in northwest Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 07:37

A US drone strike targeting a Pakistani Taliban compound today killed eleven insurgents in the country`s restive northwestern tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, officials said.

Opportunity to reframe ties with Pakistan post 2014: Dunford

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 05:43

As America`s dependence on the crucial line of communication passing through Pakistan decreases post 2014, a US General based in Afghanistan has has said this could give the United States an opportunity to reframe relationship with Islamabad.

Lankan politician Vidanapathirana, 3 others jailed for killing British tourist

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:28

A ruling party politician in Sri Lanka and his three accomplices were today sentenced to 20 years in jail for killing a British tourist and raping his Russian girlfriend more than two years ago.

Pakistan arrests US citizen at airport for ammunition

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:53

A United States citizen was arrested at Islamabad airport for attempting to board a plane carrying ammunition, Pakistan officials said, in the second such case since May.

Nine killed in two attacks in Pakistan

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:43

At least nine people were killed and eight injured in two separate attacks in Pakistan.

Singapore warns maid agencies against `undignified` ads

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 04:23

Singapore has warned maid employment agencies in the city-state against "undignified" advertising following complaints by rights groups that domestic workers are being marketed as commodities.

Pakistan distances itself from Vaidik-Saeed meeting

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 20:45

Pakistan on Thursday distanced itself from the controversy over the meeting between Indian journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed saying it had no role in the private interaction.

Blast kills 7 in northwest Pakistan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:08

The blast occurred in Dorri Banda area of Hangu district of Khyber Pakthunkhwa.

Afghan poll audit starts after Taliban raid airport

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:59

Afghanistan on Thursday began a massive audit of 8.1 million ballots cast in the run-off round of its controversial presidential vote, hours after a brazen Taliban raid on Kabul`s airport.

Militants clash with militants in Lahore, 1 police commando, 1 terrorist killed

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:58

A police commando and a Taliban terrorist were killed in a 10-hour gun battle between security forces and militants holed up in a house, about two kilometers away from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s residence here.