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Jul 28, 2017
Pakistan violence: Political instability, selective security approach catalyse recurring extremist bloodbathThe Lahore attack comes at a crucial time when the ruling Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz is facing an imminent political crisis with the disqualification of prime minister Nawaz Sharif after the Panama Papers corruption case verdict.
Jul 10, 2017
UN slams Pakistan over repeated terrorist attacks on schools, police abuse of Afghan refugeesThe United Nations (UN) is “concerned” about continuing terrorist attacks on educational institutions and the military’s use of schools, especially in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan, a report of the UN’s review of Pakistan’s social, cultural and economic rights says.
May 05, 2017
Pakistan reels under terror of religious intolerence but it's too busy meddling in Indian affairsBlasphemy laws, the human rights watchers say, are particularly dangerous in countries like Pakistan where the collapsing judicial system, weak rule of law and ineffective State control make the certainty of punishment for crime totally absent.
Apr 21, 2017
UN committee questions Pakistan on harbouring terrorist groups, including those in KashmirThe United Nations is concerned that Pakistan was not “adequately exercising due diligence” to prevent violence by members of extremist groups.
Apr 12, 2017
Pakistan closes Durand Line, causes $90 mn trade loss for AfghanistanThe “unilateral” blocking of the Durand Line by Pakistan choked off trade and caused damages of up to $90 million, Kabul complained to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) last week.
Feb 17, 2017
Pakistan Sufi shrine blast: 35 terrorists killed in security crackdownAt least 35 terrorists were killed as the law enforcement agencies launched a security crackdown across Pakistan on Friday.
Apr 20, 2016
Unidentified gunmen target Karachi polio drive; kill seven policemenAt least seven policemen were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in two separate attacks during a polio camapign in Pakistan's Karachi on Wednesday.
Oct 26, 2015
Pakistan uses Taliban to counter India's influence in Afghanistan, reveal CIA chief's hacked emailsPakistan uses militants as proxies to counter India's growing influence in Afghanistan, according to a set of documents released by WikiLeaks from the hacked personal email account of CIA Director John Brennan.
Jun 20, 2015
Parts of Pakistan remain haven for terrorists: US State DeptSignificant parts of Pakistan along its border with Afghanistan, including Waziristan, Balochistan and FATA, continue to be a safe haven for terrorists, the US State Department said in a report on Saturday.
Nov 26, 2014
At least 8 killed in US drone strike in NW PakistanThe strike came a day after Pakistani jet fighters killed 20 suspected members of the Haqqani network.