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Pak ISI chief visits US to discuss security, intelligence

Pakistan's spy agency ISI's chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar has gone to the US on his maiden visit to hold talks with top American officials on regional security, counterterrorism and intelligence issues.

DNA special edition: Exclusive interview with Pervez Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf talked exclusively to Sudhir Chaudhary in this special edition of DNA.

DNA special edition: Exclusive interview with Pervez Musharraf-Part 2

Pervez Musharraf talked exclusively to Sudhir Chaudhary in this special edition of DNA.

DNA special edition: Exclusive interview with Pervez Musharraf-Part 2

Pervez Musharraf talked exclusively to Sudhir Chaudhary in this special edition of DNA.

Pak-origin US citizen pleads guilty to 2009 attack at ISI HQ

 A naturalised American national of Pakistani origin today pleaded guilty to the charges of helping people involved in the 2009 suicide attack at the ISI headquarters in Lahore that killed 30 people.

Pakistan, ISI cultivated Taliban to counter Indian interests: Pervez Musharraf
Pakistan, ISI cultivated Taliban to counter Indian interests: Pervez Musharraf

Former military ruler and Pakistan and military ruler Parvez Musharraf, who was accused of sheltering and supporting the Taliban, has called for an end to the backing of militant "proxies" in Afghanistan.

Former ISI chief incorrect on Osama bin Laden:

 The United States today said the statement by the former ISI chief Lt Gen (rtd) Asad Durrani that the Pakistan's powerful spy agency "most likely sheltered" Osama bin Laden is incorrect.

Pakistan likely sheltered Osama: Ex-ISI chief

 A former Pakisani spy chief has said that the government is likely to have sheltered slain terror mastermind Osama bin Laden and handed him over to the US as part of a deal.

Obama seeks some limits on ground troops for Islamic State fight

U.S. President Barack Obama will propose to Congress on Wednesday a new three-year authorization for the use of force against Islamic State with limits on U.S. combat troops` involvement, lawmakers and congressional aides said.

Boko Haram abducts 30 people in Cameroon, Nigeria

Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists have abducted about 30 people including eight Cameroonian girls and killed seven hostages in two bus hijackings in Cameroon and Nigeria, Cameroon residents and a Nigerian intelligence officer said.

Barack Obama readying request to use force against Islamic State

The White House will ask Congress by Wednesday for new authority to use force against Islamic State fighters, congressional aides said on Monday, paving the way for lawmakers` first vote on the scope of a campaign that is already six months old.

Niger parliament votes to send troops to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

Niger's parliament has voted unanimously to send troops to Nigeria to join a regional fight against Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, lawmakers said.

Nigeria vows no more vote delays despite new Boko Haram threats

Nigeria insisted Monday it will crush Boko Haram militants and avoid another election postponement, even as violence raged and the Islamists` leader vowed to defeat a regional force hunting them.

Nigeria`s Boko Haram opens new front in Niger

Boko Haram fighters waged twin attacks Sunday in Niger, their latest front in a widening regional insurgency, with a market bomb blast sowing panic.
 

Islamic State destroys ancient religious sites in Mosul

The militants of Sunni radical group Islamic State (IS) over the past few days have been looting and destroying ancient religious sites in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, a government official said Sunday.

US Department of Justice charges six with supporting Islamic State

Six people have been charged with providing money and equipment including U.S. military uniforms to support groups such as al Qaeda, Nusra Front and Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

US can`t confirm IS hostage claim, family urges caution

The United States said Friday that it has not yet seen any proof to confirm a claim by the Islamic State group that a female American hostage has been killed in an air strike in Syria by a Jordanian plane.

'109 Boko Haram fighters dead' after first attack on Niger

Boko Haram has launched its first major attack in Niger, triggering a forceful response from regional troops who claimed to have killed more than a hundred of the Islamists.

Odisha Police CID, CB to probe suspected ISI spy case

Odisha Police's CID and crime branch (CB) was on Thursday handed over the investigation of a case involving the alleged links between Ishwar Chandra Behera, a contractual photographer of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, and the Pakistan's ISI.

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