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Indian shelling kills one in Occupied Kashmir

Indian troops fired mortars across the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, killing a child and wounding three other people, officials said. Deputy Commissioner Kotli Masoodur Rehman Azad Kashmir, said that a 13-year-old boy was killed and two men were injured in Indian firing in Red Kathar area of Goyi Sector along the LoC. He told […]

Gen. Kayani says army to assist civil administration in law and order

Army Chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Saturday said the Army would continue to play its role in rebuilding the area and assisting civil administration in maintenance of law and order. He was speaking during his visit to the Divisional Headquarters Swat, an army statement said. Recounting the success of Military Operation in Swat, the […]

APC calls for talks with Taliban, asks govt to raise drone issue in UN

A conference of the ruling PML-N and opposition parties Monday unanimously asked the government to hold dialogue with the armed Taliban militants to end the bloodshed in the country.   The conference was convened by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seek suggestions from the mainstream political and religious parties to devise a policy of national […]

Imran meets army chief, PM Nawaz Sharif

Chairman Tehreek-e-Insaaf, Imran Khan, who had demanded meeting with the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Monday met both leaders ahead of the All Parties Conference. They discussed the issue of terrorism at length with the prime minister and the army chief. The two leaders gave their proposals to effectively […]

All Parties Conference to discuss Taliban talks

The All Parties Conference (APC) convened to devise a comprehensive strategy for overcoming terrorism will be held in Islamabad later on Monday. All major political parties have accepted the invitation to participate in the conference, Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan says. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, who will chair the APC, will deliver his […]

PM seeks national consensus on security

Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, Monday said that all political forces must rise to the occasion so that national consensus is evolved to address the problems faced by the country. He was presiding over a high level meeting to review the overall security situation of the country, the PM office said.   The meeting discussed issues […]

Afghan President concludes Pakistan’s extended trip

Afghan President Hamid Karzai Tuesday wrapped his extended visit to Pakistan that was focused on Islamabad’s role in the possibility of talks with the Taliban and the release of Taliban prisoners. Karzai was scheduled to conclude his daylong visit Monday evening but was extended on the request by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, to hold more […]

Ban Ki-moon opposes civilian casualties in drone strikes

United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, said on Tuesday that every effort should be made to avoid civilian casualties in the use of armed drones.  Ban, who arrived in Pakistan on a two-day visit early Tuesday, told reporters at an university in Islamabad that drones should be used only for collection of information in accordance […]

Imran Khan demands meeting with Gen. Kayani, Nawaz Sharif

  PTI Chief, Imran Khan has called for a meeting with Army Chief General Pervaiz Kayani and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif before the APC to devise a national security policy.   “I had asked for a meeting to be held between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, General Kiyani, and myself two months ago when I was […]

Gen. Kayani, ISAF top general discuss border coordination

Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, the commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) met Pakistan’s army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and discussed coordination along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the military and ISAF said.   The meeting held in the army’s headquarters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, an army statement said. The statement did not […]

Troops deployed at Karachi for election security

Hundreds of troops were deployed in several sensitive areas of Karachi on Friday as part of Pakistan Army plan to deploy nearly 70‚000 troops for election-related duties.   The Election Commission of Pakistan had sought army’s help in aid of the authorities to ensure peaceful and smooth polling on May 11.   Army sources said […]

General Kayani, Karzai, US Kerry hold positive talks

Army Chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani held talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and US Secretary of State John Kerry in Brussels and discussed Afghan reconciliation process, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.   The meeting was held in a positive and constructive atmosphere, a Foreign Ministry statement said.   “It was emphasized that a peaceful, […]


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