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Militants kill policeman in checkpost attack near Bannu

in National - Thu December 05, 2013

PESHAWAR: Militants killed one policeman and wounded another in an attack on a checkpost in Peshawar, officials said on Thursday.

The attack took pl

Cleric murder case: Musharraf submits surety for bail

in National - Wed November 06, 2013

ISLAMABAD: Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday submitted two surety bonds of Rs100,000, two days after a court granted his bail in the murder c

Suspected militants kill seven villagers in India attack

in International - Mon November 04, 2013

GUWAHATI: Suspected militants, heavily armed and dressed in army fatigues, opened fire on villagers in restive northeast India, killing at least seven and woun

Karzai criticises timing of Hakimullah''s killing

in International - Mon November 04, 2013

ISLAMABAD: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has criticised the "unsuitable" timing of the US killing of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud and e

Sharif agreed to review Afridi case: report

in National - Mon October 28, 2013

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has assured US lawmakers that he will reconsider the case of Dr Shakil Afridi, the jailed Pakistani doctor who helped t

Ordinance challenged in high court

in National - Fri October 25, 2013

ISLAMABAD: A lawyer has challenged the newly-promulgated "Protection of Pakistan Ordinance" in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), saying some of its sections are

Bombings across Iraq kill 9 people: officials

in International - Fri October 25, 2013

BAGHDAD: Officials say a market bombing and an attack on policemen\'s homes on Friday killed nine people in central Iraq.

Police officials say a bomb

Nawaz says he urged Obama to end drone strikes in Pakistan

in National - Thu October 24, 2013

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Wednesday he urged US President Barack Obama to end drone strikes in Pakistan, touching on a thorny subject in rel

Militants kill at least 22 members of security forces in I

in International - Wed October 23, 2013

RAMADI: Militants killed at least 22 members of the security forces in Iraq on Tuesday, mostly in attacks on police and military checkpoints, with the western

FIA launches probe into Nov 2007 emergency

in National - Sat October 19, 2013

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has launched an investigation into the Nov 3, 2007 emergency imposed by former president Pervez Musharraf, the body

Obama to discuss extremism, security with Nawaz on Oct 23

in National - Fri September 27, 2013

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama will welcome Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif to the White House on October 23 to encourage his pledge to improve relations

Iran gas pipeline project to continue: Nawaz

in National - Fri September 27, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept 26: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that he will proceed with a plan to build a gas pipeline from Iran, despite objections from the US.

Militants kill seven and attack army camp in Kashmir, says

in International - Thu September 26, 2013

SRINAGAR: A group of militants attacked an Indian police station in Indian administered Kashmir near the border with Pakistan on Thursday, killing four, and la

Pakistani Christians protest against church bombings

in National - Mon September 23, 2013

PESHAWAR: Angry Christians on Monday denounced the deadly attack at All Saints Church in Peshawar, as the death toll from the bombings climbed overnight to 81.

Death toll from Peshawar church bombing rises to 81

in National - Mon September 23, 2013

PESHAWAR: The death toll from a double suicide bombing on a church in Peshawar rose to 81 Monday, as Christians protested across the country to demand better p

Suspected militants kill soldier in Kashmir market

in International - Mon September 23, 2013

SRINAGAR: Suspected militants shot and killed a paramilitary soldier and critically wounded another on Monday in a busy market in Indian-administered Kashmir\'

Attacks in Yemen kill 56 police, troops: army

in International - Fri September 20, 2013

SANAA: At least 56 policemen and soldiers were killed on Friday in south Yemen in simultaneous attacks attributed to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, militar

New law promises elaborate security to witnesses

in National - Thu September 19, 2013

KARACHI: The Sindh Witness Protection Act, 2013 passed by the provincial assembly on Wednesday promises complete government security to witnesses in criminal c

Taliban gunmen kill Afghan provincial election chief

in International - Thu September 19, 2013

KUNDUZ: Taliban gunmen riding motorbikes gunned down a senior election official in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, raising fears the presidential vote due i

Taliban kill 15 police in Afghanistan

in International - Thu August 29, 2013

HEART: Taliban insurgents killed 15 police on the main highway in western Afghanistan, officials said Thursday, in the latest attack to highlight a recent escalation in rebe

Attacks kill at least 58 people in Iraq: Officials

in International - Wed August 28, 2013

BAGHDAD: A coordinated wave of bombings tore through Shia Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital early Wednesday, killing at least 58 and wounding many m

Indian forces kill Pakistani youth in cross-border strike

in National - Mon August 12, 2013

MUZAFFARABAD: Indian forces continued to violate ceasefire at Line of Control (LoC) as it once again resorted to unprovoked firing and

Fort Hood suspect Nidal Husan admits shooting

in International - Wed August 07, 2013

FORT HOOD, US : A US Army psychiatrist admitted Tuesday to opening fire on fellow soldiers at the Fort Hood military base, as

Car bombing kills at least 8 in south Philippines

in International - Tue August 06, 2013

COTABATO CITY, Philippines: A powerful bomb apparently rigged to a vehicle exploded on a busy main road in a volatile southern Philippine city, killing at least eight people

Pakistan and Afghanistan monsoon floods kill dozens

in International - Mon August 05, 2013

Eastern Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan have been hit by torrential rain, causing floods which have killed at least 80 people.

Officials sa