Pakistan sealed its border with Afghanistan, barring all forms of crossings for two days as part of its enhanced security measures taken for the religious festival Muharram, a media report said Tuesday.
Islamabad: Pakistan's military said today that while it wants peace on the eastern border with India, it will "forcefully" retaliate to every incident of firing by the Indian army, amid reports of fresh clashes on the border.
The recent breach of ceasefire by Pakistan was aimed at infiltrating LeT cadres into Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the polls and to bring Kashmir issue back into limelight, as the neighbouring country was feeling isolated with the growing clout of India in the international forum, according to security experts.
The 10 Taliban militants who tried to kill Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai for her outspoken views on girls' education in the country's troubled northwest in 2012 has been arrested, the army announced on Friday.
Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said he will neither resign nor go on leave, even as anti-government protesters led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri continue to mount pressure on him to step down.