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Modi terms Pakistan as ‘mothership of terrorism’, asks BRICS leaders to take actions against it

Modi Speaks with BRICS leaders

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting with fellow BRICS leaders on Sunday in Goa urged them to take a strong united stand against the “mothership of terrorism” in the South Asian region, in a thinly veiled reference to Pakistan. Modi said a country in India’s neighbourhood held links to “terror modules” around the world, which BRICS ─ a bloc consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa ─ should strongly condemn. “In our region, terrorism poses a grave threat to peace, security and development.” “Tragically the mothershipRead More


Three FC men injured in a suicide attack in Kurram Agency

Three FC men injured in a suicide attack in Kurram Agency

KURRAM AGENCY, 15 OCT (DNA) – Three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were injured in a suicide attack near a security check post at Pak-Afghan border on Saturday. Government sources said that a youth who entered in Pakistan from Afghanistan, detonated a suicide vest near a security check post at Kharlachi area of Kurram tribal region. Three FC personnel sustained injuries in the attack, security sources said. Jamaat-ul-Ahraar a splinter group of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has claimed responsibility of the attack. Meanwhile, unknown armed men shot dead a police official inRead More


Two suspected Al-Qaeda operatives arrested from Sargodha

Two suspected Al-Qaeda operatives arrested from Sargodha

LAHORE: Police on Saturday arrested two suspected Al-Qaeda operatives in Sargodha who were allegedly planning attacks during Muharram processions, said police officials. Security officials also claimed that the two had trained in Afghanistan. Law enforcement officials recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition, which included five hand grenades, 37 RPG rounds, suicide vests, seven Kalashnikov assault rifles, and 695 bullets. “Police has been carrying out raids in various areas of Punjab on the directives of Punjab Inspector-General Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera to ensure security for the mourners,” said Sargodha RegionalRead More


Lashkar-e-Islam Chief Mangal Bagh killed in US drone strike

Lashkar-e-Islam Chief Mangal Bagh

KABUL: Notorious militant commander and head of defunct Lashkar-e-Islam Chief Mangal Bagh has been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan Nangarhar’s province, Afghan media reported on Sunday. The Pakistan government had fixed Rs 20 million bounty on his head. The death has been confirmed by intelligence agencies and the government officials. Bagh was head of the banned Lashkar-e-Islam organisation. He was wanted by Pakistani security forces for involvement in a number of terrorist activities. He was injured in a drone strike that took place on the night of July 22Read More


Amjad Sabri’s killer reportedly arrested

Amjad Sabri’s killer reportedly arrested

KARACHI: Reports of the arrest of a key suspect of Amjad Sabri’s murder case were doing the rounds on TV outlets, however, the police and Counter Terrorism Department officials refused to confirm any arrest. According to reports, Imran Siddiqui, a worker of a political party and an employee of District Municipal Corporation, was arrested during a raid in Surjani Town. Reports say that Siddiqui confessed to the killing and revealed the names of his companions. He received orders via phone to kill Sabri. District Central SSP (investigations) Arib Maher and CounterRead More


No plans to revive peace talks with Taliban, says Afghan govt

No plans to revive peace talks with Taliban, says Afghan govt

KABUL: Kabul has no plans to revive a peace process aimed at bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table after a four-nation effort earlier this year produced no results, the spokesman of the Afghan president said Thursday. Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria, responding to the remarks, reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to the four-nation group ─ comprising Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States ─ for revival of the Afghan peace process. Haroon Chakhansuri, President Ashraf Ghani’s spokesman, said the four-nation group has no plans to meet again anytime soon. The groupRead More