Pakistan on high alert after Taliban threat, train blast

Pakistani police scoured hills surrounding the capital Islamabad and sent additional units to protect key installations on Monday amid tightened security ahead of a major Muslim holiday and after a bomb blast in which three people were dead and at least 14 injured on a train.

Red alert in Pak ahead of Guru Nanak Jayanti in wake of Taliban threat

Pak authorities have put in place extensive security arrangements for Indian Sikh pilgrims attending events to mark birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.

‘Af-Pak threat for India if US withdraws troops’

If the American troops and the ISAF withdraw from Afghanistan as planned, 2013-14 are going to be crucial watershed years for India, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne said.

Veena Malik not to seek asylum in India over Taliban threat

Pakistani artiste Veena Malik, who has reportedly been threatened by the Taliban, has said she will not seek asylum in India.

US reviewing security of aid workers in Pak

Expressing serious concern over the threat issued by Taliban against foreign aid workers in flood-ravaged Pakistan, US has started reviewing the security procedures of its aid workers.

Amid Taliban threat, India & Iran to bolster ties

Amid escalating Western pressure on Iranian nuclear prog, India and Iran Thursday held talks to explore ways to counter the threat of Taliban`s resurgence in Afghanistan and agreed to intensify their economic and energy ties.

Afghan elections will be challenging: British envoy

The Presidential Elections in Afghanistan later this month will be "very challenging" but measures are in place to "mitigate" threatened disruption from Taliban forces, Britain`s Ambassador to Kabul said on Wednesday.