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  • Two terrorists hanged in Pakistan after lifting of ban on death penalty 8 hours 0 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Friday night executed two men convicted for attacks on the army headquarters and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted its moratorium on the death penalty. The two are among 17 terrorists who would be executed in the first phase after the end of self-imposed...
  • Taliban video identifies Peshawar massacre mastermind as Umar Mansoor, a father of 3 8 hours 51 minutes ago

    Peshawar: The most hated man in Pakistan is a 36-year-old father of three and volleyball enthusiast nicknamed 'Slim'. His real name is Umar Mansoor and the Pakistani Taliban say he masterminded this week's massacre of 132 children and nine staff at a school in Peshawar - the deadliest militant attack...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Wajid Shamsul Hasan 8 hours 55 minutes ago

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, former Pakistani envoy to the UK Wajid Shamsul Hasan talks about bail and detention of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. ...
  • Watch: Horrific pictures from inside the Army School in Peshawar 9 hours 28 minutes ago

    CNN reporter Nic Robertson narrates the scenario of Army Public School and College that was attacked by Taliban on Tuesday. The attack left 133 children and nin school staff dead. ...
  • Pakistan to detain Lakhvi for three more months 16 hours 1 minutes ago

    Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi on Friday was detained by Pakistani authorities for three more months under Maintenance of Public Order (MPO). ...
  • Pakistan government orders detention of Lakhvi for three more months 17 hours 3 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner of the 2008 Mumbai attack, on Friday was detained by Pakistani authorities for three more months, a day after he was granted bail by a court that caused an outrage in India. Lakhvi, 54, was detained for three months under Maintenance of Public...
  • Lok Sabha sends a strong message to Pakistan, says bail to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi unacceptable 17 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a rare show of unity and taking a strong stand against a Pakistani court granting bail to Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist and 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the Lok Sabha on Friday passed a resolution condemning the order. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, senior...
  • Pakistan to keep Mumbai attack mastermind Lakhvi in jail under Maintenance of Public Order 19 hours 2 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi who was granted bail by an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad on Thursday has been detained under the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) at Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail. A report by Pakistani news website Dawn.com said that the government has also decided to appeal against...
  • Pakistan to challenge 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi's bail; India conveys strong concern over court order 20 hours 5 minutes ago

    Islamabad: After widespread criticism over bail to dreaded terrorist Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi just two days after the massacre in a Peshawar school, Pakistan government is set to file a review petition in High Court seeking cancellation of the bail. Pakistan has also decided to keep the LeT operations commander in jail...
  • Pakistan should reciprocate India's mature response to Peshawar incident: Manohar Parrikar 23 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said Pakistan should reciprocate the sense of maturity India has shown following the attack in Peshawar on a school. "We have shown our maturity and solidarity to the carnage that took place (in Peshawar) and expressed sympathy. India has shown a positive...
  • 17 Pakistan terrorists set to be executed Yesterday

    Karachi: Jail authorities in Pakistan have started making arrangements in different parts of the country for the execution of 17 dreaded terrorists in the next few days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced lifting of a moratorium on the death penalty. Sharif's announcement came after a round table conference of political...
  • Pakistan court grants bail to 26/11 prime accused; India fumes Yesterday

    A Pakistani anti-terror court on Thursday granted bail to top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and 26/11 terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Along with Lakhvi six others - Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid - had also filed applications for bail on...
  • Granting bail to Lakhvi not right move: Defence Minister Parrikar Yesterday

    A Pakistani anti-terror court on Thursday granted bail to top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and 26/11 terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Along with Lakhvi six others - Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid - had also filed applications for bail on...
  • India rejects grant of bail to LeT chief Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi by Pakistan court Yesterday

    New Delhi: India has refused to accept the grant of bail by a Pakistani anti-terror court on Thursday to top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and 26/11 terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. "We cannot accept that Lakhvi has been granted bail. The grant of bail to Lakhvi will serve as reassurance...
  • India hits out at Pakistan as LeT terrorist and 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi gets bail Yesterday

    New Delhi/Islamabad: Soon after a Pakistani anti-terror court granted bail to top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, India reacted strongly to the terrorist being allowed to come out of jail. Ministry of External Affairs sources say India is not satisfied with Pakistan's excuse of...
  • Pakistan will assure hell for terrorists: Pakistan former defence minister Yesterday

    A Pakistani anti-terror court on Thursday granted bail to top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and 26/11 terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Along with Lakhvi six others - Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid - had also filed applications for bail on...
  • Lakhvi granted bail on merit, not any technical error: LeT commander's lawyer Yesterday

    Islamabad: The 26/11 Mumbai terror attack prime accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's lawyer Rizwan Abbasi supported the bail granted to his client by a Pakistan court on Thursday. "I have a very strong case of my client Lakhvi and if the government opposes his bail I will again fight the case,"...
  • Pakistan court grants bail to top LeT commander and 26/11 attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi Yesterday

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terror court on Thursday granted bail to top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and 26/11 terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Along with Lakhvi six others - Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid - had also filed applications for bail...
  • We have killed all children, what do we do now: Pakistan school attack terrorists to handler Yesterday

    Peshawar: "We have killed all the children in the auditorium," one of the attackers told his handler. "What do we do now?" he asked. "Wait for the army people, kill them before blowing yourself," his handler ordered. A report in a Pakistani news website Dawn.com quotes a security official, who said...
  • Taliban lined up and gunned down Peshawar school students in front of their classmates: Survivors Yesterday

    Peshawar: Taliban gunmen who stormed a school in northwest Pakistan toyed with captive students by suggesting some could be let go before lining them up and gunning them down in front of their classmates, according to a new account by survivors. Terrorists rampaged through an army-run school in Peshawar and killed...
  • Pakistani Army retaliates to Peshawar attack, kills 57 Taliban terrorists in airstrikes Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan army retaliated to the the deadly Taliban attack at Peshawar school by killing 57 militants in massive airstrikes in the Khyber tribal region where the suicide bombers were reportedly trained. The army launched 20 airstrikes on Wednesday on several Taliban hideouts in Tirah valley area of Khyber tribal region...
  • IMF agrees to release $ 1 billion to Pakistan Yesterday

    Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to release another USD 1.05 billion in financial assistance to Pakistan as part of its effort to help the country overcome economic crisis. With this, the total disbursements under the arrangement is about USD 3.2 billion, a statement said after the IMF Executive...
  • Pakistan's attack against terrorists will only intensify: Sartaj Aziz 2 days ago

    Pakistan Prime Minister advisor Sartaj Aziz said that the Peshawar attack was a great national tragedy and that all political parties have come together to look into the causes. "Pakistan's attack against terrorists will only intensify," said Sartaj Aziz. ...
  • Pervez Musharraf blames India for Peshawar attack, says RAW trained Taliban commander Fazlullah 2 days ago

    Islamabad: At a time when Pakistani leaders are praising India for its support to that country after the Peshawar attack on Tuesday, former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf blamed India for the dastardly attack in which 151 people, including 133 school children, were killed in Peshawar by the Taliban. "Do you know...
  • Will the Pakistan army and ISI now stop backing terror groups? 2 days ago

    At least 133 students and nine staffers were killed when the attackers wearing para-military Frontier Corps uniforms stormed the Army Public School on Warsak Road and started indiscriminate firing on them on Tuesday. ...
  • These Pakistani Taliban terrorists massacred 133 students in the Peshawar school attack 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on Wednesday released photos of the terrorists who carried out the dastardly attack on Peshawar's Army Public School and College killing several students and teachers. The photos shows the terrorists holding automatic assault rifles and rocket launchers. The attack claimed the life of 133 students and nine school...
  • There is no difference in good or bad Taliban: Nawaz Sharif 2 days ago

    Peshawar: A day after the barbaric massacre of 133 students by Taliban in an army-run school in Peshawar that left atleast 133 school students and nine school staffs dead, Pakistan Prime Minister gave a strong message to the terror group. Talking to media after All Parliamentary Party meet called after...
  • Two explosions heard in Girls Degree College in Pakistan's Kulachi 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Just a day after the barbaric massacre of 133 students by Taliban in a school in Peshawar, two explosions were heard at a Girls Degree College in Pakistan's Kulachi on Wednesday evening. The town, named after the Kulachi Baloch tribe, is the headquarters of Kulachi Tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan...
  • Watch: Pictures from inside the Pakistani school where 133 students were butchered 2 days ago

    A day after the horrific Taliban massacre at the Army school in Peshawar in which 133 children were killed, the sprawling grounds are deserted. In first pictures aired by Pakistani news channels from inside the school, the floor is seen slick with blood and walls are seen pockmarked with bullet...
  • Taliban shot most of the Peshawar school students in the head from point blank range 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Most of the students at the army-run school in Peshawar were shot in the head from point blank range by the ruthless Taliban suicide attackers, in one of the most gruesome attacks against children in recent years. At least 133 students and nine staffers were killed when the attackers wearing...