The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file a counter affidavit on a petition by the father of an alleged terror suspect seeking registration of a criminal case in connection with the killing of his son and four others in police custody.
Mumbai blasts' mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi was released overnight from Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi without any announcement by the jail authorities or the Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD), the organisation that Lakhvi was affiliated with, Geo TV reported on Friday.
Turkish prosecutors on Thursday launched a probe into four newspapers for disseminating "terrorist propaganda" after they published an image of a prosecutor being held by leftist militants during a hostage standoff which resulted in his death.
Former Pakistani envoy to United States of America (USA) Hussain Haqqani on Friday said Pakistan wasn't doing enough to show the world that it is serious about curbing terrorist setups breeeding on its soil.
China is likely to remain concerned about potential unrest or terrorist acts in Xinjiang and Tibet regions leading to renewed human rights abuses, a top American offical told lawmakers here on Thursday who expressed concern over massive Chinese military modernisation.
Maldives' former president Mohamed Nasheed on Thursday said he was not a terrorist and nor did he authorise any arrest as he appeared for a late night hearing in a criminal court here four days after he was arrested under anti-terrorism laws.
Pakistan will continue to provide safe havens to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), an internationally-banned terrorist group, thus remaining a major irritant in ties with India, a top American spy master said on Thursday.
The kidnapping of a university student and setting him on fire in Pakistan's biggest city has raised fears about militant groups changing their modus operandi to force stop the military operation against the terrorists.