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'The animals wouldn't even give me back my clothes': US mother held hostage by Taliban

The mother endured sexual assault while her husband would come up with games that could make beheading seem less scary for their child.

21 Nov 2017 10:43 AM

The warring lovechildren of Cold War era

Caught in the midst of these competing ambitions is the fledgling government of the Fulbright scholar and academician Ashraf Ghani.

11 Nov 2017 12:58 AM

US gives Pak detailed list of 20 terror groups, demands action

Top on the list is the Haqqani network which, the US says has safe havens in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

02 Nov 2017 6:38 PM

Committed to 'war on terror': Pak PM Abbasi to Tillerson

During a short part of the meet available to media, Tillerson told the Pak delegation, the nuclear-armed nation was an important US ally.

24 Oct 2017 9:05 PM

Trump U-turn on Pak shouldn’t surprise us

Pakistan’s “all-weather friendship” with China is relatively recent but its deep-going relationship with America goes back six decades.

16 Oct 2017 4:15 AM


Taliban rejects Canadian man's allegation of rape, murder, calls it fabricated

Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid rejected the accusation as propaganda by the Western governments that helped rescue the family.

15 Oct 2017 3:54 PM

After rescue of US-Canadian couple, White House hoping for uptick in US-Pak ties

The couple was kidnapped in 2012, in Afghanistan, while on a backpacking trip. Their 3 children were born while the pair was in captivity.

13 Oct 2017 2:07 PM

American couple, 3 kids held captive by Taliban, freed after 5 yrs in Pakistan

The Pakistani military confirmed the release and said the family was 'being repatriated to the country of their origin.'

13 Oct 2017 9:27 AM

Pakistan ready for joint operation to destroy Haqqani Network safe havens

'We have offered American authorities to visit Pakistan with evidence of Haqqani networks safe havens in the country', Asif said.

10 Oct 2017 2:08 PM

China stands firmly behind ‘ironclad friend’ Pak, take swipes at Trump's Afghan policy

Trump raised alarms in Pakistan when he raised the prospect of recruiting archrival India into the US strategy in Afghanistan.

08 Sep 2017 4:04 PM


US aid to Pakistan 'will be conditioned', says White House official

There have been long standing relationships between the Pakistani intelligence officials and these terrorist groups, White House said.

27 Aug 2017 12:00 PM

Relationship with Pak would depend on its help against terrorism, says US

Pakistan denies it harbours militants fighting US and Afghan government forces in Afghanistan.

23 Aug 2017 9:07 AM

Pakistan brushes off fears over Trump's new Afghanistan strategy

Some in Washington believe Islamabad has not done enough to persuade the Afghan Taliban to renounce violence.

22 Aug 2017 8:55 AM

Stop supporting Haqqani network, Taliban: Donald Trump to Pakistan

This marks the first time that the allegation of Pak supporting terrorism has been attributed to President Trump.

06 Aug 2017 2:29 PM

Tough action must be taken against Pak for backing terror: US Senator

John McCain called for authorisation of US forces to target the Haqqani network, Taliban and other terrorist groups.

29 Jul 2017 4:34 PM


US Defence Secy says denial of USD 350 million aid to Pak reality, not policy

Pakistan-based Haqqani network is blamed for a number of high-profile attacks on US and Western interests in war-torn Afghanistan.

22 Jul 2017 12:35 PM

Won't give military aid to Pak as it did not act against Haqqani network: US

The Pentagon's decision came ahead of the Trump administration's review of US policy with regard to Afghanistan and Pakistan.

21 Jul 2017 9:15 PM

US defence bill pledges $900 million to Pakistan

The US National Defence Authorisation Act for fiscal year 2017 was passed in the House of Representatives yesterday.

04 Dec 2016 6:34 AM