The 2008 Mumbai terror attacks on 26 November left 166 victims dead. India shared evidence that said “official agencies” in Pakistan were involved in plotting the attack, which Islamabad denies.
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The Taliban took over Kabul on 15 August, and the Troika Plus, consisting of the US, China, Russia, and Pakistan, met for the first time on Thursday, in Islamabad. The meeting was held a day after national security chiefs of eight countries called...
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New Delhi and Islamabad are also locked in a maritime dispute over joint claims to the sea off the coastline of India’s Gujarat state, which shares a border with Pakistan’s Sindh province. Despite several rounds of talks, the two neighbours have...
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The US is reportedly talking to Pakistan about supporting US airstrikes in Afghanistan in exchange for helping Islamabad with its counterterrorism operations.
But if the US isn't careful, deepening its security...
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AQ Khan, Eurasia
Islamabad and the Khan network together built nuclear bombs for Pakistan and helped spread the technology around the world.
Two nuclear stories are again emerging as key issues for the United States. First, the...
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ISLAMABAD — Senior Taliban officials and U.S. representatives are to hold talks Saturday and Sunday about containing extremist groups in Afghanistan and easing the evacuation of foreign citizens and Afghans from the country, officials from both...
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Islamabad’s Lal Masjid is again in the news, and for all the wrong reasons, as has been the case on other occasions. The mosque, prominently situated in Pakistani capital, is the oldest and second-largest mosque in the national capital. It made...
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Analysts said that the fact that Pakistan had nearly completed construction of a metal fence running along its once unregulated 2,600km border with Afghanistan reflected tensions in Islamabad’s relationship with the Taliban.
Here is more from the...
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Pakistan, ISKP, Asia
Pakistan’s double game of keeping up the pretense of being a U.S. ally against terror while sheltering, funding, and training terrorist groups with U.S. aid money is likely to continue.
The Islamic State...
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Cold War History, Middle East
The Soviets were mired in the Afghan war and Pakistan was aiding the insurgents. Here is how Washington was happy to help Islamabad out.
Key point: Following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in...
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Islamabad claims that India has used Afghan soil during the reign of Ashraf Ghani to train terrorist groups to launch attacks inside Pakistan. India now worries that Islamabad could use Afghan territory under the Taliban* regime to train terror...
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From Islamabad to New Delhi to Beijing, there are “varying levels of concern” about how easily — and boldly — the Taliban took over.
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Credit: UN WomenBy Quratulain FatimaISLAMABAD, Aug 13 2021 (IPS) The past weeks have been quite traumatic for the women of Pakistan. Recently, a young woman named Noor Mukadam was murdered and beheaded by her alleged partner in Islamabad,...
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Intense rain showers have been lashing parts of Asia including India, Bangladesh, China, and Pakistan. The heavy monsoon spell has further led to landslides, floods and severe water-logging taking its toll in terms of life and property.
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NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - The Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday denied Indian media reports claiming that the European Parliament was set to withdraw Islamabad's GSP+ (Generalised Scheme of Preferences) trading opportunities over its...
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ISLAMABAD — The leader of the Taliban said Sunday that his movement is committed to a political settlement to end decades of war in Afghanistan, even as the insurgents battle in dozens of districts across to country to gain territory.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Pakistani Foreign Ministry on Sunday expressed regret over Afghanistan's decision to recall its ambassador and senior diplomats after the top envoy's daughter was briefly kidnapped in Islamabad.
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At a meeting between Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar on the sidelines of the SCO-Afghanistan Contact Group this week, the Afghan diplomat asked Islamabad to close down Taliban*...
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The incident occurred on the same weekend two explosions rocked an Indian Air Force (IAF) base in Jammu. Two drones dropped improvised explosive devices (IEDs) on an Mi-17 hangar in Jammu on Sunday, leading to two IAF personnel being injured.
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