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Pakistan slams US blacklisting of Kashmir 'terror' group

Pakistan slams US blacklisting of Kashmir 'terror' group

Pakistan on Thursday criticised the United States for blacklisting the Kashmiri separatist group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen as a terrorist organisation, calling the move "unjustified".

Encounter in north Kashmir

Encounter in north Kashmir

Security forces noticed some suspicious movement near Bhim Nallah in Gurez area of Bandipora district this morning, the officials said.

25 militants killed in Afghanistan

Both the Taliban and the Islamic State in a coordinated operation last week overran Mirza Olang district, killing over 50 civilians and forcing hundreds to flee their houses for safer places.

 

Two Hizbul militants arrested

Police on Monday arrested two Hizbul Mujahideen militants in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kupwara district.

Bomb kills at least 15 in Pakistani city of Quetta

Bomb kills at least 15 in Pakistani city of Quetta

The powerful blast hit as a paramilitary patrol passed by on the road, Baluchistan provincial home minister Sarfraz Bugti said, adding the patrol may have been the target.

 

 US denies air strike killed civilians in Afghanistan

US denies air strike killed civilians in Afghanistan

Civilian casualties caused by NATO forces have been one of the most contentious issues in the close to 16-year campaign against insurgents, prompting strong public and government criticism.

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: Sources

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: Sources

Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled region.

43 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria's Raqqa

43 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria's Raqqa

Over 65 governmental institutions and buildings have been completely obliterated, he said, adding that the sugar factory is the most important of those destroyed establishments.

Turkey and China pledge close security cooperation

Hundreds if not thousands of Uighurs who have fled China in recent years have traveled to Syria to join Islamic militant groups or simply escape persecution and find a new home.

 

Afghanistan for action against those using non-state actors for foreign policy

In the recent weeks, Afghanistan has witnessed some of the worst terrorist attacks killing scores of people.

 

 UN Security Council moves to thwart terrorists' access to weapons

UN Security Council moves to thwart terrorists' access to weapons

The resolution also encouraged the implementation of marking and tracing procedures of small arms and light weapons to improve traceability of such weapons which could be provided to terrorists through illicit trafficking.

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Armymen, including Major, martyred in Shopian encounter

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Armymen, including Major, martyred in Shopian encounter

The encounter comes two days after the death of LeT chief commander Abu Dujana

Civilian injured in security forces action dies

Akeel Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Gabarpora area of the district, was injured in the abdomen during security forces action on protesters at Hakripora.

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar after Pulwama encounter

Authorities on Wednesday imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar in view of a separatist strike against the killing of a civilian, caught in the crossfire between security forces and militants in Pulwama, police said.

Caught on camera: Terrorists loot J&K's bank in Anantnag district

Caught on camera: Terrorists loot J&K's bank in Anantnag district

In yet another horrific incident, terrorists barged into a bank in Jammu and Kashmir and looted it on Monday. The incident took place in J&K's Anantnag district.

Terror supporting Pakistan responsible for its negative global image: Ex-envoy Haqqani

Hussain Haqqani opined that for Islamabad, the alliance with the United States has been more about securing weapons, economic aid and diplomatic support in its confrontation with India.

 

Ceasefire agreed at Lebanese-Syrian border: Reports

The ceasefire in the Juroud Arsal area took effect at 6 am and halted fighting on all fronts.

142 terrorists killed on LoC since 2014 in Jammu & Kashmir: Govt

142 terrorists killed on LoC since 2014 in Jammu & Kashmir: Govt

The Indian Army has foiled 84 infiltration bids on LoC since 2014, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Duterte vows end to uprising, 'jail or hell' in drug war

Security issues dominated his most important annual speech, including a disastrous two-month uprising by pro- Islamic State group militants in a southern city, the worst crisis he has faced.

 

NDFB militant killed in encounter with security forces

An AK series rifle, several rounds of ammunition and a grenade were recovered from the spot.