Haqqani network

Over 17,600 militants killed in counter-terrorism ops: Pakistan

Over 17,600 militants killed in counter-terrorism ops: Pakistan

Pakistan today claimed that more than 17,600 militants have been killed in counter-terrorism operations started after the 9/11 terror attacks.

Feb 02, 2018, 21:29 PM IST
After suspending military aid, US warns Pak to act against Haqqani network

After suspending military aid, US warns Pak to act against Haqqani network

Alice Wells, the US ambassador urged the government of Pakistan to address the continuing presence of Haqqani network and other terrorist groups within its territory.

Jan 16, 2018, 21:00 PM IST
Come to table and aggressively confront terrorism: US tells Pakistan

Come to table and aggressively confront terrorism: US tells Pakistan

The US expressed hope that Pakistan would "come to the table" and demonstrate willingness to "aggressively" confront terrorist groups that operate from its territory, amid reports that Islamabad has suspended its military and intelligence cooperation with America.

Jan 10, 2018, 10:46 AM IST
Pakistan suspends military and intelligence cooperation with United States

Pakistan suspends military and intelligence cooperation with United States

While US embassy in Islamabad has said it has no official communication in this regard, Pakistan's Defense Minister has said cooperation has indeed been halted.

Jan 10, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
Take decisive action against terror groups: US tells Pakistan

Take decisive action against terror groups: US tells Pakistan

Pentagon Press Secretary Army Col Rob Manning said the US has conveyed "specific and concrete steps" to Pakistan that it could take to eliminate terror networks on its soil.

Jan 09, 2018, 08:36 AM IST
We have more than one way to deal with Pakistan, says US

We have more than one way to deal with Pakistan, says US

The US had on Thursday suspended about USD 2 billion in security aid to Pakistan over its failure to crack down on terrorists.

Jan 06, 2018, 13:38 PM IST
Pakistan reacts after US suspends military aid, says fight against terrorism will suffer

Pakistan reacts after US suspends military aid, says fight against terrorism will suffer

The US depends on Pakistan for ferrying supplies to its troops in landlocked Afghanistan.

Jan 05, 2018, 19:37 PM IST
Pakistan intensifies war of words with US, says Donald Trump's first foreign policy makes unfoudned allegations

Pakistan intensifies war of words with US, says Donald Trump's first foreign policy makes unfoudned allegations

The United States has expressed concern over the safety of Pakistan's nuclear weapons but Pakistan maintains that accusations made in Donald Trump's first public policy are far removed from reality.

Dec 20, 2017, 08:14 AM IST
Pakistan's National Security Advisor spews venom on US for 'preference' to India

Pakistan's National Security Advisor spews venom on US for 'preference' to India

Advisor to Pakistan's Prime Minister on national security, Retired Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua has said unrest in South Asia is in the best interest of the United States.

Dec 19, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
Pakistan's cooperation in war against terror unsatisfied: United States

Pakistan's cooperation in war against terror unsatisfied: United States

The US is not satisfied with Pakistan's co-operation in the war against terror as part of its South Asia strategy and yet to see Islamabad taking steps to "rein in" the Taliban and the Haqqani network, a senior Trump administration official has said.

Dec 03, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Suspected US drone targets Haqqani militants in Pakistan, killing four

Suspected US drone targets Haqqani militants in Pakistan, killing four

It would be the fourth such US strike inside Pakistan since President Donald Trump took office in January. 

Nov 30, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
US removes LeT from terror list in key defence bill on Pentagon's request: Report

US removes LeT from terror list in key defence bill on Pentagon's request: Report

The US bill stipulates withholding half the amount from its Pakistan aid if it fails to take demonstrable action against terror groups.

Nov 20, 2017, 21:58 PM IST
US Congress authorises $700mn for Pakistan

US Congress authorises $700mn for Pakistan

The US Congress has authorised up to USD 700 million in Coalition Support Fund (CSF) to reimburse Pakistan for activities carried out in support of American operations in Afghanistan.

Nov 11, 2017, 21:21 PM IST
Rest assured, no terrorist safe havens here: Pakistan tells US

Rest assured, no terrorist safe havens here: Pakistan tells US

Despite growing evidence of Pakistan harbouring terrorism on its soil, the country's top officials told visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that there are no terroist safe havens here. Assuring the US of being committed in the war on terror, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that no attack is planned or executed from Pakistan.

Oct 25, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar chief Khorasani, nine associates killed by US drone strike

The chief of the militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, Umar Khalid Khorasani, and nine of his associates have been killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan`s Paktia province.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
Canadian says child killed, wife raped during Afghan kidnapping

Canadian says child killed, wife raped during Afghan kidnapping

A US-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in Afghanistan, returned to Canada on Friday where the husband said one of his children had been murdered and his wife had been raped.

Oct 14, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
Ready for joint operation with US to destroy Haqqani Network: Pakistan

Ready for joint operation with US to destroy Haqqani Network: Pakistan

 US President Donald Trump, in August, had accused Pakistan of harbouring "agents of chaos and terror".

Oct 10, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Hafiz Saeed a liability, give us time to get rid of him: Pakistan

Hafiz Saeed a liability, give us time to get rid of him: Pakistan

"They are liabilities. I accept, they are liabilities but give us time to get rid of these liabilities," said Pakistan foreign minister.

Sep 27, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
UNSC must use sanctions as weapon against terror funding in Afghanistan: India

UNSC must use sanctions as weapon against terror funding in Afghanistan: India

India has asked the UN Security Council to use sanctions regime as a weapon against terror funding in Afghanistan.

Sep 26, 2017, 15:30 PM IST