According to a Washington Post report, former US diplomat Robin Raphel, known for her expertise in Pakistan affairs, is facing FBI probe. Experts say that FBI is probing her role during her stint as US diplomat. She is also known for her staunch anti-India stand, her inclination towards Pakistan and strong opposition to India’s Kashmir policy.
The death toll in Wagah border attack has reached 61 and the figures may still be climbing. According to a PTI report, the attack shook Pakistan minutes after the popular flag-lowering ceremony at the India-Pakistan border came to an end. It said that, a young suicide-bomber blew himself up near the main exit gate of Parade Avenue at 6.03 pm causing colossal devastation. Even Pakistani Media feels that the establishment is clueless of corrective measures.
From Sajjad Hussain Islamabad, Oct 17 (PTI) Terming anti-Islamic the killing of innocent people by the militant outfit Islamic State (IS), a cleric group in Pakistan today appealed to the people in Muslim countries to stop cooperating with the extremists. “Islam and Muslims cannot support the killing of innocent people and destruction of their […]
At least five persons were killed today when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a peace committee meeting in Pakistan’s troubled Khyber tribal district near Afghan border.
The All India Shia Hussaini Fund, an organization of Shia Muslims, has announced a reward of 1 crore each for killing the chiefs of ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Jamaat-U-Dawa, Taliban and Harkat-ul-Mujahideen. While on the surface this reflects a rejection of the menace of terror operators by a section of Indian Muslims, it also reflects the tendency of promoting violence. Many feel that terrorism is more of an ideological problem and that we should work towards rejecting that idea, merely killing the leaders will not really be helpful.
Afghan security forces have arrested three Taliban members involved in the kidnapping of an Indian aid worker, Alexis Prem Kumar, working in western Herat province, a Government official said on Thursday. One arrested for Alexis Prem Kumar’s abduction in Afghanistan The men were being questioned about the hideouts used by […]
The terrorist attack on the Indian consulate by Taliban in Herat, Afghanistan on May 23, happened just three days before Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony, which is appears to be quite a tough job for the new Prime Minister as he opens communication channels with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz […]
An Afghan National Army pulls the body of a civilian into an ambulance after Taliban fighters stormed a Government building in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on May 12, 2014. Taliban fighters stormed a Government building in eastern Afghanistan after killing two police guards on Monday, the most serious in a wave of attacks marking the start of the insurgents’ annual spring offensive. In the Taliban heartland in the south, an attack on a police checkpoint in Helmand province killed several policemen. (AP Photo by Rahmat Gul)
Afghan polling stations have closed after nearly 10 hours of voting that saw a massive turnout, including in some of the most dangerous areas of the country. Electoral workers wearing blue vests with the logo of the Independent Election Commission pulled the paper ballots out of boxes and carefully showed […]
Taliban terrorists attacked the main Afghan election commission’s headquarters on Saturday in Kabul, opening fire on the compound with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns from a house outside its perimeter wall, according to police. It’s the latest in a series of high-profile attacks that come as the Islamic terrorist […]
Serial killer Charles Sobhraj has claimed that he worked as an arms dealer for Taliban after befriending Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar in Tihar prison and was even associated with American spy agency CIA. 70-year-old Sobhraj, a Frenchman of Indian and Vietnamese parentage, who has served long jail terms in India […]
The four terrorists were swift as they entered the luxury hotel in Kabul, although it took them a few minutes to find the restaurant that was their target, Afghan officials said on Friday as they pieced together details of the brazen attack that killed nine people, including four foreigners and two children who were shot in the head.
The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday announced a month-long ceasefire to facilitate the resumption of peace talks suspended by the Government over the recent execution of 23 troops. “We announce a month-long ceasefire from today and appeal to all our comrades to respect the decision and refrain from any activity during […]