Terrorism in Pakistan
Extremism is a hydra-headed monster that needs a sustained, multifaceted approach to vanquish.
Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar rubbishes reports that Asif Ghafoor will be appointed new ISI chief in place of Faiz Hamid.
More is needed than a securitised response.
"Troops responded promptly and killed four terrorists," the military's media affairs wing says.
Two US reports underline presence of TTP, other Pakistan-specific groups in war-ravaged country.
The terrorists were involved in kidnapping for ransom, extortion, raids on security forces and IED explosions, the ISPR says.
The two slain militant leaders were involved in suicide bombings, killings of engineers and IED attacks, says ISPR.
Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar says "absolutely no" backdoor contact between the army and opposition.
PM says his govt was briefed last year that India wanted to "inflame sectarianism" in Pakistan through Shia-Sunni murders.
Pakistan reserves the right to “act in self-defence” against India’s unending aggressions, warns Pakistani envoy to UN.
Focus will be on deepening bilateral ties, peace process and regional economic development.
"Dossier shows India’s planning, promoting, financing and execution of terrorist activities against Pakistan," says FO spokesman.
"We expect the international community to force India to end its terrorism," says Prime Minister Imran Khan.
"Any attempt to destabilise the country will be responded [to] firmly," says COAS Bajwa.
PM Imran has condemned the attack on the OGDCL convoy and sought a report on the incident.
Convoy of OGDCL ambushed by militants on Makran highway; IED attack leaves officer, soldiers martyred in Waziristan.
FO spokesperson says report is "self-contradictory and selective" in characterising efforts to counter terrorism.
The CTD had in 2019 registered the FIR against the convicts.
CTD official confirms that the three militants belonged to Swat.
Says sacrifices of FC members will always be remembered.
Officials say the two men were associated with a terrorist outfit.
At least 14 vehicles parked in the bazaar damaged by the impact of the explosion.
CTD says 11 hand-grenades among arms seized.
Remote controlled explosive device planted near an electric pole.
Last Friday, six troops were martyred while on patrol in Buleda.
The number of outlawed organisations across the country reaches 76.
The martyred soldiers were identified as Hawaldar Zafar and Sepoy Asif.
Mullah Akhtar Mansour bought Rs32m properties in Karachi using fake identities.
"We want to do everything in our power to realise your hopes of keeping Pakistan safe for its citizens."
The former armyman’s relatives term the encounter fake, accuse police of murdering him.