Talking tough, the US today asked Pakistan to target all terror outfits like LeT, Taliban and the Haqqani network that pose a threat to itself, neighbours like India and America.
The US today designated Maulana Fazlullah, the chief of Pakistani Taliban, as a global terrorist and slapped sanctions against him.
Pakistan’s parliament today overwhelmingly passed two key bills aimed at setting up military courts for the speedy trial of “hardcore terrorists” in the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre by Taliban.
A combined bounty worth Rs 760 million for 615 militants and proclaimed offenders including Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Fazlullah has been announced, provincial Information Minister Mushtaq Ghani told PTI.
The longest war in American history has come to a “responsible conclusion” with the withdrawal US and NATO combat forces from Afghanistan, Barack Obama has said but warned that the country remains “a dangerous place”.
At least six Taliban militants were killed today when a US drone targeted their hideout in Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal region, officials said.
Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today strongly condemned the ghastly massacre of innocent students at Army Public School in Pakistan’s Peshawar town by Taliban militants.
In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Pakistan, 132 innocent school going children lost their lives on Tuesday. Not only people in Pakistan but the whole world is in shock after this. Unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate fire on the students of an Army Public School in Peshawar city of Pakistan which resulted into the carnage.
Pakistan and Afghanistan have decided to launch fresh operations against terrorists in the wake of Peshawar school massacre by Taliban as Nawaz Sharif today vowed to “clean this region of terrorism.”
Nawaz Sharif today lifted a self-imposed moratorium on death penalty in terror related cases, a day after ruthless Taliban militants massacred at least 132 students and nine staffers at an army-run school in Peshawar.
Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif today dashed to Kabul to seek action against Taliban leaders allegedly hiding in Afghanistan, a day after a deadly attack on an army school in Peshawar left 141 people, mostly children, dead.