Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday presided over a high-level meeting to review security situation in tribal areas and Balochistan province after a powerful faction of the Taliban revoked a peace deal with the government.
Congress and BJP today closed ranks to slam Pakistan over its remark that a Narendra Modi government will "destabilise" peace in the region and warned it not to interfere in the country`s electoral process.
Pakistan`s biggest city is heading towards chaos and operations targeting militants cannot succeed without cooperation between the federal and provincial governments, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Thursday.
Pakistan has resumed dialogue with militants to find a "durable solution" to the problem of terrorism after the process was disrupted by a US drone strike, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Thursday.
Differences among top leaders of the Pakistan government over US drone attacks emerged on Friday, with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan questioning how the premier`s Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz had believed American assurances that there would be no strikes during talks with militants.
Pakistan has ordered a probe into the killing of the eldest son of the chief of the dreaded Haqqani network that has been blamed for attacks on the Indian Embassy and US forces in Aghanistan, a report said on Friday.
Amid debates over legality of the controversial US drone strikes, Pakistan on Wednesday said over 2,100 militants and 67 civilians have been killed in the attacks by unmanned CIA spy planes in the country`s restive tribal areas.
Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Saturday that former military ruler Pervez Musharraf cannot leave the country as his name is included in the list of those who are barred from going abroad.
US envoy to Pakistan Richard Olson on Friday met Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and discussed regional security issues and the government`s peace initiative with militant groups including the Taliban.
The gunman who kept the PML-N government up on their toes for hours demanding Shariah implementation left a sour taste in interior minister`s mouth making him unable to come up with satisfactory answers regarding security concerns