18 killed in suicide blast targeting security forces convoy in Khost, Afghanistan

KHOST, 27 May: At least 18 people were killed in a suicide blast targeting security forces convoy in Khost city of Afghanistan, Afghan Interior...

18 soldiers killed in suicide, gun attacks in Afghanistan

Around 18 soldiers among 23 persons were killed and over a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks carried out by terrorists in different cities of Afghanistan on Saturday.

Qatar announces free visa on arrival for Pakistani citizens

The Qatar government has announced free visa on arrival for Pakistani citizens for up to 30 days.

Peace conference of KP, Afghan youth held in Jalalabad

PESHAWAR, 21 August: A peace conference among the youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Nangarhar, Khost and Herat provinces of Afghanistan was organised in Jalalabad...

18 TTP militants killed in US drone attack in Afghanistan

At least 18 TTP militants have been killed in a US drone attack in Afghanistan’s Paktika province near Pakistani tribal area of South Waziristan.

Aussie’s Mitchel Starc joins 160km/h club

PESHAWAR, 15 November: Australia’s Mitchel Starc has joined the elite club of world’s fastest bowlers by delivering a ball beyond the landmark speed of...

Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to allow drivers, cleaners visa-free entry at Torkham

Pakistan and Afghanistan on Friday agreed to allow visa-free entry to drivers and cleaners of vehicles plying across the Torkham border, officials said. The decision to this effect was taken in a meeting. Ghuncha Gul, an official of the political administration, headed the Pakistani delegation while the Afghan side was led by parliamentarian Hasb Wali. As many as 30 representatives from each side also attended the meeting.

US hosts study tour for Pakistani law enforcement officials

The Pakistani delegation visited local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to examine how they work to keep American cities and critical infrastructure secure, says a press release.

China urges global community to recognize Pakistan’s efforts for curbing militancy

Responding to US President Donald Trump’s allegations against Pakistan during his announcement of his government’s new policy about Afghanistan and South Asia, China on Tuesday urged the international community to recognise the efforts of Pakistan in eliminating terrorism.

Two Pakistani soldiers die as Indian troops violate ceasefire on LoC

Two Pakistan soldiers were martyred as Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing on the Line of Control (LoC) violating the bilateral ceasefire agreement on Thursday morning, ISPR said in a statement. According to the statement, Indian troops started unprovoked firing in Bhimber, Hotsrping, Kel and Lipa sectors alongside the LoC in Kashmir. “Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing on LoC in Bhimber, Hotspring, Kel, and Lipa sectors. Exchange of fire which started at 2:30 am after midnight continued till 8:00 am. Two Pakistani soldiers embraced shahadat,” the statement posted on the official Facebook page of ISPR, read.

60,000 babies born every year to Afghan refugees in Pakistan: UNHCR

United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has said that as many as 60,000 babies are born every year to Afghan families residing in Pakistan. In one of its reports the world body has said majority of these newborns are left from registration.

Jamaatul Ahrar confirm death of its chief in US drone attack

Proscribed militant organisation Jamaatul Ahrar has confirmed death of its chief Umar Khalid Khurasani.