AFGHAN BORDER

  • Pakistan calls Peshawar massacre its 9/11, to attack terror groups with Afghanistan December 20, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday said security forces in the country and Afghanistan have agreed to carry out coordinated operations against terrorists along the Pak-Afghan border. According to a report in Dawn, Aziz on Friday stated that the massacre...
  • US agrees to provide defence equipment to Pakistan December 5, 2012

    Islamabad: The US on Tuesday agreed to step up efforts to provide defence equipment needed by Pakistan to maintain security along its border with wartorn Afghanistan and to continue discussions on the provision of military aid to Islamabad. The decisions were made during the twoday meeting of the USPakistan Defence Consultative...
  • Drop neutron bomb on PakAfghan border: exUK MP November 27, 2012

    London: In an bizzare suggestion to crack down on terrorism, a former British Labour defence minister has suggested to drop a neutron bomb on the PakAfghan border for creating an impassible barrier between the two countries. Speaking in the House of Lords, John Gilbert said Britain could use the radiation warheads...
  • 12 proTaliban militants killed in Pakistan December 6, 2011

    Islamabad: Twelve proTaliban militants were killed and five security personnel injured in two separate incidents in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said. Security forces killed 12 militants associated with a banned group during a clash in Kurram region near the Afghan border, officials said. Several militants and two security personnel were injured...
  • Pak jets kills 30 militants in Afghan border February 20, 2010

    Islamabad: Pakistani jet fighters killed 30 militants in remote, forested mountains on the Afghan border on Saturday, the military said, as US forces spearhead one of NATO's biggest offensives against the Taliban in Afghanistan. Pakistani security forces launched a major offensive against the al Qaedabacked Pakistani Taliban in their main bastion...
  • Suicide bomber in Pakistan hits checkpoint; 17 dead August 28, 2009

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber detonated explosives at a Pakistani security post on the border with Afghanistan on Thursday, killing himself and 17 others, a government official said. The attack took place when members of tribal police known locally as the Khasadar Force gathered at the Torkham border checkpoint in the tribal...