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30 militants killed in Pak military operation in tribal belt

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:37

At least 30 militants were killed today in targeted airstrikes conducted by Pakistan`s military in the restive northwest tribal region, taking the total number of terrorists killed in the army`s all-out offensive against the Taliban to over 260.

Lawyer of Pakistani doctor who helped track down Laden quits

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 20:48

A Pakistani lawyer representing jailed doctor Shakil Afridi, who helped track down then al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, today quit citing security threats to his life and indirect interference by the US for his release.

Need to scale back relationship with Pakistan: US

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 10:32

The author, however, held that a US-Pak relationship viewed solely through the lens of the war in Afghanistan is too limiting.

Theatre troupe helps Pak boy detained in India meet his family

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 16:41

A Pakistani theatre troupe`s recent performance in India had an unintended consequence? it helped reunite a runaway 13-year-old Pakistani boy with his family after a year.

Sarabjit Singh accuses Pak jail authorities of slow poisoning

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 23:13

Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, who has been languishing in Pakistani jails for years, has claimed in a letter that he is being slow-poisoned and mentally tortured by authorities of Kot Lakhpat jail.

Security concerns remain in Pak as Bangladesh tour approaches

Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 10:48

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif claim about the federal government not cooperating with the province on security issues relating to the upcoming tour by Bangladesh has set the alarm bells ringing ahead of the much-anticipated matches.

Taliban militants arrested for hotel bomb blast

Last Updated: Saturday, August 27, 2011, 14:41

The bomb attached to a bicycle exploded near a hotel in Nowshehra on August 25.

Pakistan a committed partner and friend: US

Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2011, 11:53

United States joins in the joyous occasion to celebrate the anniversary of Pakistan`s birth.

Mani accuses BCCI of playing politics with Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 00:00

Former ICC president Ehsan Mani has accused the Indian cricket board officials of using their financial clout to play politics with Pakistan.

Pak did not consider evidence of Davis acting in defence: US

Last Updated: Saturday, February 12, 2011, 16:07

The US has again pressed for the release of American official Raymond Davis, charged with murder, insisting that the authorities had not considered eyewitness accounts and physical evidence that showed he acted in self-defence.

Demand for audit of expenses by intelligence agencies in Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 15:46

Charging that the country`s intelligence agencies were indulging in political maneuvering, Pakistani lawmakers have demanded an audit of their secret discretionary funds including expenses on covert operations.

PPP, PML-N face-off holds up reforms bill in parliament

Last Updated: Saturday, March 27, 2010, 00:12

The PPP-led ruling coalition and the opposition PML-N continued to be engaged in a face-off on Friday over a constitutional reforms package, holding up its introduction in parliament.