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Nabi Ahmed Sheikh, the Mumbai native who has been arrested in Pakistan for allegedly staying in the country with invalid documents, was under the scanner of the Maharashtra Anti-terrorism Squad in 2003 and crossed the Jammu border to enter Pakistan ...
Two Frontier Constabulary (FCB) soldiers were injured in cross-border firing in the Kurram Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan, ...
A roadside bomb killed at least five people and wounded several on Monday in a northwestern Pakistani tribal region close to the Afghan border, a government official said. The bomb was detonated by remote control in Tirah Valley in the Khyber tribal ...
Chandigarh: The BSF and the Punjab police in a joint operation on Sunday claimed to have busted a terror module with links to Canada and Pakistan after arresting two suspected Khalistani terrorists. The two were arrested from the Indo-Pak border area ...
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) inaugurated a substantial expansion of its Torkham Transit Center in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province for ...
Iranian police said the guards were killed by long-range guns and called on Islamabad to assume ultimate responsibility for the crime.
As per sources, the SSG has been deployed by Pakistan in close vicinity of the Line of Control (LoC) to launch an offensive on India.
The Indian subcontinent is home to two of the largest armies on Earth. Not only are the armies of India and Pakistan both larger in personnel than the U.S.
Rawalpindi: Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to maintain a ceasefire till a consensus is reached during a one-star border flag meeting between representatives of both countries at the Friendship Gate Chaman, ISPR said on Wednesday. The Pakistani ...
With deteriorating ties with Pakistan, its closeness with China and the latter's aggressive military exercises and an increase in Indo-China border patrolling, the Indian Air Force has decided to deploy Rafale jets in Ambala and Hasimara. IAF's plan to ...
As tensions rise between India and Pakistan over Islamabad's support for cross-border terrorism and an attempt to frame a former Indian naval officer as a spy, New Delhi has conducted a major military exercise in the Thar desert.
Indian border forces allegedly killed a 60-year-old 'Pakistani' woman early on Monday on the suspicion that she was intruding into Indian territory, The Hindu, an Indian daily, reported.
New Delhi - The family of Subedar Paramjit Singh, one of two Indian soldiers who were beheaded this month while patrolling the de facto border between India and Pakistan, wanted to see him one more time before consigning his body to the flames.
The "digital posts" can then be turned into the countries' borders on Google Maps. But, Feldman said, the technology is just a tool - Pakistan and Afghanistan first have to agree where that border is. "I'm not certain that Google Maps is the answer to ...
"Aiming to drive a wedge between our countries, Riyadh has financed political and military structures in Islamabad with the aim of creating camps for terrorists in Pakistan, which can at any time be directed to the eastern borders of Iran with an ...
CHAMAN: The villages near the border, Killi Jahangir and Killi Luqman, are situated on the Pakistani side, said Haji Jahangir Khan Achakzai, head of the area.
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju Saturday avoided commenting on the ongoing tension between India and Pakistan while he was at the Integrated Check Post at Attari (ICP) on Wagha border. "I am here to inspect our trade relations with ...
For locals, the border is open. Pesh Bahar (which means "before spring comes") is the name of my local escort. He is Baloch and has been to Pakistan many times for weddings and so on. The border is just a few hours' drive and locals are allowed in and out.
India shares nearly 3,000 km border with Pakistan, of which 198 km international border and 740 km Line of Control (LoC) falls in Jammu and Kashmir.
Ten Pakistani civilians were killed and more than 40 people, including women and children, were injured in a firing by Afghan forces on Pakistani census workers and the troops escorting them at border villages in Balochistan on May 5. The Pakistani ...
Supporting India's pre-condition for bilateral talks on Islamabad stopping support to cross border terrorism, Daniel Coats says increasing numbers of cross-firing along LoC might aggravate the risk of unintended escalation between the two countries.
Islamabad, Pakistan - At least two civilians have been killed on either side of the disputed border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir, officials say, as the South Asian neighbours traded artillery and small arms fire. Pakistan's foreign office said ...
Peshawar - Ayesha Rahmat, a 31-year-old mother of five, lives in a small, two-room house with an open kitchen in this northern Pakistani city. The smell of the bathroom cuts through the air. Ayesha has four daughters and a son, but her husband of more ...
The Indian army has sounded a high alert after it found involvement of Pakistan Army's Border Action Team (BAT) in an infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangdhar sector.
IIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (left) meeting in Islamabad, May 3. Pakistan said Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Iran to strengthen security along their shared border following last ...
Pakistan says a border dispute that triggered recent deadly clashes with Afghanistan is likely to be settled later this week, paving the way for Islamabad to fully reopen a busy crossing with the landlocked neighboring country.
Pakistan says a border dispute that triggered recent deadly clashes with Afghanistan is likely to be settled later this week, paving the way for Islamabad to fully reopen a busy crossing with the landlocked neighboring country.
Rawalpindi: Director General Inter Service public relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Pakistan Army is committed to collaborating with the government to strengthen the democratic process and development in the country.
Trouble on Pakistan's western border with Iran has complicated matters. Last month Sunni terrorists based in Pakistan fired long-range guns to kill ten Iranian border guards. Tehran has warned Islamabad that it will strike at terror safe havens within ...
For Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, ICJ President Justice Ronny Abraham's letter asking him to stay the execution is a big setback.
Islamabad, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan Army said on Wednesday that the country's security forces do not want escalation on the border with Afghanistan, according to local media. The remarks by army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor came ...
Pakistan and Afghanistan are going to try and resolve their border dispute with the aid of Google Maps, among other measures.
"We expect the Pakistani officials to control the borders, arrest the terrorists and shut down their bases," Baqeri added.
Pakistan has criticized Iran for threatening to launch cross-border military strikes against suspected Sunni militants whom Tehran says are plotting attacks in the Shi'ite-majority nation.
Quetta, Pakistan (AP) " Pakistan dispatched truckloads of relief supplies Saturday to villages along the southwest border with Afghanistan, where 11 people were killed in fighting between the two countries prompting Pakistan to close a border crossing, ...
Rahmani Fazli also called for enhanced economic interaction and commercial cooperation between the two countries, saying, "Economic interaction in border areas can establish sustainable security along common borders." The Pakistani minister, for his ...
Pakistan and Afghanistan plan to use Google Maps to help settle a border dispute that led to deadly clashes last week, officials from both sides said on Monday.
A Pakistani border security guard stands alert at Pakistan-Afghanistan border post, Chaman in Pakistan, Friday, May 5, 2017. Backed by artillery, Afghan security forces fired across the border on Pakistani census workers and troops escorting them on ...
In a related development, China expressed the hope that Pakistan and Afghanistan would address their border issue amicably for the sake of peace and stability.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Monday hoped that both Pakistan and Afghanistan would properly address the border issue and jointly uphold peace and stability. Responding to a question regarding unprovoked firing by Afghan forces on security ...
HEAVY fighting on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border has reportedly sparked fears in China over the dispute's potential impact on the US$50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative. In response, Beijing officials on Monday urged for an ...
"Whatever is happening on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, as well as on the borders with India and Iran, is in fact a major challenge for Pakistan's foreign policy," said Rashid Ahmad, a professor of international studies at Punjab University.
Inspector General (IG) Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan Maj Gen Nadeem Anjum on Sunday claimed that 50 Afghan security personnel were killed and another 100 injured as Pakistani forces retaliated to unprovoked firing by Afghan border forces on security ...
Quetta, Pakistan (AP) - At least five Afghan checkpoints near the border with Pakistan were destroyed and 50 security forces killed in fighting in recent days, Pakistan's military said Sunday, even as Afghan officials dismissed the claims as "baseless.".
"This area of dispute the imaginary Durand Line is not clear and according to the government of Afghanistan the villages (where the clashes happened) are located on the Afghan side of the border. Pakistan claims that these villages are on their side of ...
Pakistan and Iran reached an agreement Wednesday to strengthen security along their shared border after last week's incident when gunmen killed 10 Iranian border guards, officials said. The border is frequently used by drug smugglers and Islamic ...
Pakistan, already a major nuclear weapons power with well over 100 warheads and the missiles to carry them, is racing to expand its arsenal of short-range tactical weapons meant as a deterrent against India, its larger, more powerful neighbor and blood ...
Pakistan and Iran on Wednesday agreed to manage their porous border effectively, revive hotline between their border security forces and boost cooperation to overcome "existing challenges" at the regional and the international levels. Iranian Foreign ...
... with the Pakistan Army along the POK part of the border and launched a quadrilateral cooperation and coordination mechanism in counter terrorism along with Afghanistan-China-Pakistan-Tajikistan armed forces to tighten security along Xinjiang borders.
New Delhi: The Congress on Monday asked the government to "wake up from its slumber" after two soldiers were killed on the LoC and their bodies mutilated by Pakistan, and urged the prime minister to take the opposition into confidence while framing a ...


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