What PM Nawaz Sharif said on Pakistan Independence Day

Raking up the Kashmir issue, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said it is the "main source of tension" in relations between India and Pakistan and sought its peaceful resolution to explore new ways to bolster bilateral ties.

Seven new polio cases detected in Pakistan

This year`s nationwide polio cases in Pakistan has touched 115 with the confirmation of seven new cases, a media report said.

Pakistan says command system of Taliban crippled by military

Pakistan on Saturday said that the command and control system of local Taliban militants has been crippled due to the ongoing military offensive in the North Waziristan tribal region.

Pakistan can`t afford confrontation: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday the country cannot afford political confrontation at a time when the security forces are fighting militants in North Waziristan.

Nawaz Sharif regrets Pakistan`s bad relations with India

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday regretted that Pakistan was having bad relations with key neighbour India and said it was time the two had good relations.

30 killed in Pakistan`s anti-militant offensive

Pakistan`s military on Tuesday said it had bombed six rebel hideouts in a northwestern district where it has been carrying out an offensive since June, killing 30 suspected militants.

Operation against militants achieving objectives: Pakistan Army

Pakistan army said it had cleared over 70 percent of a town that was 2nd largest stronghold of terrorists in North Waziristan tribal region.

Haqqani Network being targeted in operation: Pakistan

Pakistan Thursday said the country`s security forces are targeting all armed groups including the Haqqani Network in the ongoing major offensive in North Waziristan tribal region.

Pak army captures two key militant villages in N Waziristan

Pakistan`s military said on Saturday that its forces were systematically moving ahead in North Waziristan as two key militant villages were captured with more terrorists being eliminated and dislodged from their bases.

Mild earthquake hits Egypt

A low intensity earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale has jolted the Cairo-Suez road here.

US drone strike kills eleven in northwest Pakistan

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.

US drone attack kills 20 in northwestern Pakistan

At least 20 suspected militants were killed today in a US drone attack in Pakistan`s troubled North Waziristan tribal region, where the military is mounting a major offensive to clear the area of the Taliban bases.

Absconding Pakistan Taliban commander arrested

A key commander of Tehreeke-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), who had escaped in a major jailbreak two years ago, was arrested near South Waziristan last week, reports said.

Will eliminate all militants from North Waziristan: Pakistan army

Pakistan military said Tuesday it will "completely eliminate" terrorist sanctuaries and hideouts from North Waziristan, media reported.

447 militants killed in military operation in North Waziristan

The Pakistan military on Tuesday said 447 militants have been killed in a month-long offensive against foreign and local militants in the North Waziristan tribal region.

13 Pakistani militants killed in North Waziristan air strikes

At least 13 militants were killed in air strikes on their hideouts in the ongoing military operation in Pakistan`s North Waziristan tribal region, the military said.

Gilani blames Kayani for delaying North Waziristan operation

Former Pakistan prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani criticised ex-Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani for not launching a military operation against militants in the restive North Waziristan during his tenure.

Drone kills six in NW Pakistan, Army seizes most of key city from Taliban

Drone strikes in Pakistan resumed after a six-month hiatus, days before the military launched an air campaign on June 15 to drive Pakistani Taliban militants out of the remote border region of North Waziristan. 

Nawaz Sharif says North Waziristan operation will bring peace

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that military operation against militants in the restive North Waziristan tribal region will usher in peace in the country.

Pak Army chief vows to hunt down militants

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday visited troops battling militants in North Waziristan and vowed to chase and hunt down terrorists from their sanctuaries across the country till they are eliminated.