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.

Kayani had been unwilling to tackle Taliban: PML-N leader

A leader of the ruling PML-N party has said Pakistan is being put on a "war footing" to counter a surge in terrorism even as he claimed former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had been "unwilling" to tackle the Taliban.

Pakistan`s new army chief stresses on professionalism

Pakistan`s new army chief, Gen Raheel Sharif, has stressed on the importance of professionalism in dealing with challenges, a media report said Saturday.

New Pakistan Army Chief Lt Gen Raheel Sharif, brother of 1971 war hero

The next Army Chief of Pakistan Lt Gen Raheel Sharif is the brother of Major Shabbir Sharif, who was killed in the 1971 war with India.

Nawaz Sharif appoints Lt Gen Raheel Sharif as new Pakistan Army Chief

With just a couple of days left for Pakistan`s Army Chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to resign, speculations are rife over who would succeed him.

Contempt petition filed against Pak defence hierarchy

A contempt petition has been filed against the Pakistan defence hierarchy, including Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, by the wife of a `missing person` for allegedly obstructing police probe.

Kayani has no plans to work or write book: Brother

Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has no plans to take up a job or pen his memoirs after he hangs up his boots this week, his brother has said.

Pakistan Army General Kayani chairs meeting of top commanders

Pakistan Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Wednesday chaired a meeting of Formation Commanders, possibly the last time he will preside over such a gathering before he retires later this month.

18 dead as violence spikes in Karachi ahead of Muharram

Eleven people died in sectarian violence in Pakistan`s largest city on Tuesday, taking the overall death toll in two days to 18 as unrest spiralled out of control on the eve of the Islamic holy month of Muharram.

China, Pak to boost defence ties as Kayani meets top officials

China and Pakistan have decided to further firm up their close military ties by expanding their defence cooperation as visiting army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani met top defence officials here.

Pakistan Army chief to visit China on Monday

Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will travel to China next week on a three-day visit, likely to be his last before he retires next month.

Nawaz Sharif discuss security situation with Kayani, ISI chief

Sharif is scheduled to meet US President Barack Obama on October 23 in Washington.

Talks with militants within constitutional parameters: Ashfaq Parvez Kayani

Pakistani military fully backs government`s move to hold peace talks with banned militant groups but parleys must be held within constitutional parameters, army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said.

Indian military leadership`s comments provocative: Gen Kayani

Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani today criticised the Indian military leadership, saying their remarks about the Pakistani military and ISI`s support to terrorism were "unfortunate, unfounded and provocative".

Kayani gets additional charge as chairman of JCSC

Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Tuesday assumed the additional charge as the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee until a replacement is selected for the top post.

Nawaz to fill top Army posts simultaneously when chiefs retire

The Prime Minister House has announced that Pakistan`s new Chief of Army Staff and the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee would be named simultaneously following intense consultations.

Pak defence analysts welcome Kayani`s decision to retire

Lt Gen (Retd) Talat Masood said 61-year-old Kayani`s statement was a positive move as it scotched rumours which were affecting the government`s image.

Pakistan Army Chief to retire on November 29, who will replace him?

In what will bring an end to his six-year tenure as Pakistan Military Chief, Ashfaq Parvez Kayani announced that he would step down on November 29, dismissing the reports about his future plans as "speculations".

Pak army chief to retire as scheduled

Pakistan`s powerful Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Sunday declared that he was not seeking any more extension and would retire as scheduled on November 29, laying to rest intense speculation about his future.

Kayani reiterates Pakistan Army`s role in Swat

Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the army would continue to play a role in rebuilding the Swat Valley.