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HANGU: At least eight persons were killed and several others injured in a bomb blast at a camp of internally displaced persons (IDPs) here on Sunday. Police said that bomb blast took place in IDPs camp established at Togh Saraey area of Hangu. As a result of explosion eight persons including two children...

PESHAWAR: At least 21 militants have been killed in airstrikes and a gunfight in restive northwestern tribal areas, officials said Sunday. The air attacks were carried out on five insurgent hideouts in the Shawal area of North Waziristan overnight, a military statement said. “In precise aerial strikes last night [five] terrorists hideouts were destroyed and 15 terrorists...

PESHAWAR: A US drone strike targeting militants on Sunday killed two locals in Wana Tehsil of North Waziristan,  reported. The drone attack was carried out in North Waziristan where the Pakistan Army is fighting against the militants for the past three months to wipe out terrorism from the country. The drone fired missiles on a house killing as many as two people who...

Says PM assured resolution of missing persons KARACHI: Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch has said that his province is in the grip of multifaceted crisis including political and economic challenges. Talking to media persons here on Saturday, Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch said that he has talked to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif about core issue of missing persons...

KARACHI: Senior politician and former PML-N leader Ghous Ali Shah has expressed support for the PTI and PAT’s sit-ins, saying that these type of protests are expected when the government fails to deliver. Taking to media in front of Election Tribunal office on Saturday, Ghous Ali Shah said that he would support every protest that is staged against injustice. “Nawaz...

US has great interest in Pak success: Joe Biden UNITED NATIONS: US Vice President Joe Biden on Friday said Washington has a great interest in Pakistan’s success while Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif underscored improved bilateral relations as the two leaders discussed wide range cooperation at a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session. The United States...

UNITED NATIONS: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government is ready to hold talks with Pakistan for resolution of bilateral disputes but “without a shadow of terrorism”. In his first address at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Saturday after taking over the power, Narendra Modi said that his country is willing to hold bilateral talks...

ISLAMABAD: An additional sessions judge has ordered the Secretariat Police to register a case against PM Nawaz Sharif and 10 others while disposing of a petition filed by the PTI over the alleged killing of three political activists on August 30. The party had approached the Secretariat police station to register a FIR on the matter against PM, Shahbaz Sharif, Ch Nisar,...

PM condemns all forms of terrorism at UNGA UNITED NATIONS: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz  Sharif Friday made an emphatic call for resolution of Jammu  and Kashmir conflict as imperative for peace, security and  economic uplift of South Asians, saying the region must proceed with more “dialogue and diplomacy” following missed opportunities including cancellation...

WASHINGTON: A day before  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US, a human rights group has obtained summons against him for his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots as state chief minister.  New York based American Justice Centre (AJC) obtained the summons from the US Federal Court for the Southern District of New York in a suit filed with two...

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