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Pakistan confirms sharing of intelligence with India on Mahashivaratri terror attacks

Pakistan confirms sharing of intelligence with India on Mahashivaratri terror attacks

March 9: Pakistan has confirmed that it had shared intelligence with India on possible terror strikes in Gujarat and other parts of the country on Mahashivaratri festival. Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs, said that the confirmation establishes Islamabad’s commitment towards fight against terrorism. “Sharing of intelligence among various nations of the world

US, Pakistan call for resolving Kashmir issue through dialogue

March 2: The United States and Pakistan have emphasised the need for dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue and called on “all parties” in the region “to act with maximum restraint”. “The US and Pakistan emphasised the importance of meaningful dialogue in support of peaceful resolution of outstanding issues, including Kashmir,” said a US-Pakistan joint statement,

US wants India and Pakistan to hold dialogues: Kerry

Feb 29:  United States Secretary of State John Kerry has asserted that Washington is maintaining close ties with India and Pakistan as they help in reducing tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. A transcript released yesterday said Mr Kerry indirectly confirmed media reports that the US had been quietly encouraging the two Prime Ministers (of

Pathankot attack: Pakistan jails three suspects, sent them to six day custody

Feb 28: The Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan on Sunday sent three suspects said to be involved in the Pathankot airbase attack to six-day custody. “Judge Bushra Zaman granted six-day physical remand of three suspects and handed them over to the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), reported Dawn news. The suspects – Khalid Mahmood, Irshadul Haque and Muhammad Shoaib

Suicide bomber strikes near Kabul defence ministry, kills 13

At least 13 people were killed and 39 injured in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar on Saturday during an attack targeting a tribal chief, officials said. The incident occurred at 9:30 am in Asadabad, the provincial capital of restive Kunar, when a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle detonated explosives in a

US will ‘destroy’ ISIS: Obama

Conceding that the fight against Islamic State remains “difficult”, President Barack Obama today said the US will “destroy” the barbaric terror group and asserted that ending the Syrian conflict would be the key in this endeavour. “This fight against ISIL will remain difficult. But we’ll continue to draw on all elements of our national power,

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