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Pakistan not 'friends' with Haqqani Network, says envoy to US

Washington: Pakistan is not "friends" with the Haqqani Network, the country's ambassador to the US, Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, has said.

"Those playing with human lives, we are against such elements or activities," Dawn online quoted Chaudhry as saying.

'Pakistan Army chief needs to be persistent in fight against terror'

A top US military general has said the new Pakistan Army chief has shown signs he is taking action against the Taliban and the Haqqani network but he needs to be "more persistent" in the fight against terror. A top US military general has said the new Pakistan Army chief has shown signs he is taking action against the Taliban and the Haqqani network but he needs to be "more persistent" in the fight against terror.

Barack Obama signs $618 bn defence bill; boosts security coop with India

Barack Obama signs $618 bn defence bill; boosts security coop with India

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter refused to give a similar certification to Pakistan due to which it was not given USD 300 million under coalition support fund.

Not a single USD to Pakistan until action against Haqqani network: US Congressman

Not a single USD to Pakistan until action against Haqqani network: US Congressman

US Congressman Ted Poe urged the Pakistan government to initiate strong actions against the members of  Haqqani Network instead of actively supporting them.

Heart of Asia declaration names Pak-sponsored terror groups, calls for dismantling of terrorist sanctuaries in region

Heart of Asia declaration names Pak-sponsored terror groups, calls for dismantling of terrorist sanctuaries in region

 India and Afghanistan on Sunday hit out at an isolated Pakistan for sponsoring and supporting terrorism.

US defence bill pledges $900 million to Pakistan, but with conditions

US defence bill pledges $900 million to Pakistan, but with conditions

The US National Defence Authorisation Act, or NDAA, for the fiscal year 2017 was passed by the House of Representatives yesterday.

'Pakistan sees terror groups as prized instruments for launching ''irregular wars'' against neighbours'

'Pakistan sees terror groups as prized instruments for launching ''irregular wars'' against neighbours'

The "deep state" of Pakistan sees various terroroups and their insuist grrgent affiliates, such as the Afghan Taliban, as prized instrument, says an expert on South Asian affairs.

US senator's tough message to Pakistan: `Target Haqqani network, not media`

US senator's tough message to Pakistan: `Target Haqqani network, not media`

Dawn columnist Cyril Almeida on Tuesday said he was put on the Pakistan's Exit Control List.

Terrorist attack like the one in Uri escalates tensions: US

US Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, who was in Washington DC has rushed back to New Delhi.

US Senators 'frustrated' with 'duplicitous' Pakistan, say Islamabad knows where Haqqanis live

US Senators 'frustrated' with 'duplicitous' Pakistan, say Islamabad knows where Haqqanis live

The Pakistan Army is not willing to take out terrorist networks the Haqqani network in particular, who have now moved to the suburban areas, said a US lawmaker.

Pakistan-based terror groups threat to region: US

The US State Department said that the Haqqani network and other terror groups that operate inside Pakistan and along the Afghan border were a continued security threat to the entire South Asian region and beyond.

Pakistan has to do more to clear terror sanctuaries: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said that he has discussed with Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif the issue of taking stronger action against groups such as the Haqqani network and LeT.

In Pakistan's interest to take action against terrorists: Pentagon

In Pakistan's interest to take action against terrorists: Pentagon

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter did not give Congressional certification to Pakistan for satisfactory action against the Haqqani network this year.

Pentagon blocks USD 300 mn military aid to Pakistan

Pentagon blocks USD 300 mn military aid to Pakistan

Pakistan has reimbursed USD 700 million of the USD one billion they were authorised in fiscal year 2015 under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF).

Al Qaeda, its allies in South Asia pose high threat: US

Al Qaeda, its allies in South Asia pose high threat: US

Al-Qaeda and its allies in South Asia particularly the Haqqani network and Taliban continue to pose a "high" threat to America's regional interests, a top US counter-terrorism official said.

'Pak use of terror proxies aiding global Islamic extremism' : Fmr US diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad

'Pak use of terror proxies aiding global Islamic extremism' : Fmr US diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad

"Pakistan's use of extremist and terrorist proxies, including to threaten India, is a significant contributor to the global menace of Islamic extremism", a former top US diplomat said today recommending that Pakistan be listed as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Pakistan's concerns on Indian role in Afghanistan overestimated: Obama Administration official

Pakistan's concerns on Indian role in Afghanistan overestimated: Obama Administration official

Pakistan's concerns on India's role in Afghanistan are "overestimated", a top Obama Administration official said on Wednesday and warned that the country will not have a "bright future" unless it takes action against terror groups like Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network.

Haqqanis, Taliban, LeT dominate terror space in Af-Pak area: CIA

Haqqanis, Taliban, LeT dominate terror space in Af-Pak area: CIA

Ayman al-Zawahiri, the head of al-Qaeda, still is out there and continues to put out audio statements and other things exhorting his followers.

White House opposes Senate's move to condition USD 300 mn aid to Pak

The Obama administration has opposed the move of the US Senate to impose conditions on the USD 300 million aid to Pakistan, saying restrictions would "unnecessarily complicate" progress in bilateral ties and would be against America's national interest.

Pakistan not taking action against LeT, Haqqani network: United States

It said some UN-designated terrorist groups, such as Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) affiliates Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, were able to raise funds and hold rallies in Pakistan.