Pro-Taliban militants threaten to kill former Pakistani president

ShareThis Pro-Taliban militants threaten to kill former Pakistani president –Bush ally Musharraf has been charged with several offences, including involvement in the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister, Benezir Bhutto. 23 Mar 2013 In a newly-released video, the pro-Taliban militants have threatened to kill former President Pervez Musharraf upon his arrival in Pakistan. On Saturday, […]

Pakistan suspends NATO supply route over security

ShareThis Pakistan suspends NATO supply route over security 26 Jul 2012 Pakistan has temporarily stopped NATO supply trucks crossing its northwestern border into Afghanistan over security concerns due to fears of Islamist attacks, officials said Thursday. Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a convoy of NATO supply trucks, killing a driver, in the town of Jamrud near […]

Pakistan secretly permitting lethal NATO supply via air

ShareThis Pakistan secretly permitting lethal NATO supply via air 01 Jul 2012 In blatant disregard to foreign policy terms approved by parliament this year, Pakistan has secretly allowed US-led Nato forces to use its airspace for transporting lethal supplies to Afghanistan, official sources revealed. It is not clear when the permission was granted but it […]

Tab for alternate Afghan supply route hits $2.1 billion

ShareThis Tab for alternate Afghan supply route hits $ 2.1 billion 30 Jun 2012 Pakistan’s refusal to let NATO access its ports and roads into Afghanistan has cost the Pentagon more than $ 2.1 billion in extra transportation costs to move supplies and equipment in and out of the country. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told […]

US assassination drone strike kills at least four in Pakistan

ShareThis US assassination drone strike kills at least four in Pakistan 13 Jun 2012 At least four people have been killed in an airstrike carried out by a US assassination drone in the North Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan. The Wednesday attack was carried out in the town of Miranshah, the administrative headquarters of the […]

US puts supply route talks with Pakistan on hold

ShareThis US puts supply route talks with Pakistan on hold 11 Jun 2012 The US has temporarily pulled out of talks with Pakistan over re-opening vital supply routes to the Nato-led forces in Afghanistan. “The decision was reached to bring the team home for a short period of time,” Pentagon spokesman George Little said. Pakistan […]

NATO Bypasses Pakistan With New Transport Deals

ShareThis NATO Bypasses Pakistan With New Transport Deals 04 Jun 2012 NATO has concluded agreements with Central Asian nations allowing it to evacuate vehicles and other military equipment from Afghanistan and completely bypass Pakistan, which once provided the main supply route for coalition forces. Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday that Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan […]

Doctor who ran fake CIA vaccination drive to find Osama bin Laden is jailed

Shakil Afridi faces 33 years in jail in Pakistan despite calls from senior US officials to release him. The Pakistani medical official who ran a fake CIA vaccination programme to help find Osama bin Laden has been jailed for 33 years. Dr Shakil Afridi was arrested soon after US commandos raided al-Qaida leader’s compound in […]

Drone Kills 4 in Pakistan Amid Tension With US

ShareThis Drone Kills 4 in Pakistan Amid Tension With US 23 May 2012 A U.S. drone fired two missiles at a compound in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, killing four ‘suspected militants’ in an attack that comes as Washington is running out of patience with Islamabad’s refusal to reopen supply routes for NATO troops in Afghanistan. […]

Roadside bomb kills 5 Afghan border police on patrol near border with Pakistan

ShareThis Roadside bomb kills 5 Afghan border police on patrol near border with Pakistan 05 May 2012 An Afghan official says a roadside bomb has killed five border police in an eastern province near the border with Pakistan. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, who is a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, says the five were […]