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Islamabad: In what can be seen as a golden eyewash at a time when the threat of being blacklisted by international terror financing and money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) looms large over it, Pakistan last week convicted Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed, who was arrested last year, in two terror financing cases. However, the reality inside Pakistan can be different with strong beliefs by observers that Pakistan is stage-managing the episode and even claiming that another top terrorist, Masood Azhar, the mastermind of the Pulwama attack last year February in India killing 40 soldiers, has gone missing.  more
Three killed, 15 injured in blast in Pakistan

Islamabad/Xinhua: A blast hit a busy road in Pakistan's southwest provincial capital Quetta on Monday evening, leaving three people dead and 15 others injured, local media and rescue ...

Over 50 Taliban militants surrender in 2 Afghan provinces: Defense Ministry

Kabul/Sputnik: More than 50 members of the Taliban movement have surrendered to the Afghan security forces in the country's provinces of Herat and Ghor, the Afghan Defense Ministry sa ...

Over 3,000 UK children go to 'jihadi' schools in Pakistan each year, says govt report with concern

London: In an alarming finding, a secret government report in the UK has warned that over 3000 British children are being taken to Pakistan each year and enrolled in extremist summer scho ...

Islamic State financier raising almost $4Mln for terrorists detained near Moscow - Security Service

Moscow/Sputnik: A financier of the Islamic State terror group (IS, banned in Russia), who has raised over 25 million rubles ($3.94 million) for the needs of terrorists, has been detained ...

Libya: Security Council demands commitment to ‘a lasting ceasefire’

New York : After what has reportedly been weeks of diplomatic negotiation, the UN Security Council passed a resolution on Wednesday aimed at stemming rising violence across Libya, demandi ...

Two people killed, 12 injured in bomb blast in Eastern Iraq

Moscow/Sputnik: Two people were killed and 12 others were injured as a result of an explosion that followed a terrorist attack in the city of Khanaqin in eastern Iraq on Thursday, Alsumar ...

Fighting leaves 13 militants dead in Afghanistan

Pul-e-Khumri, Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI: A total of 13 militants including a Taliban local commander have been confirmed dead and 10 others wounded in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the north ...

UN underlines need for dialogue to resolve Israel-Palestine conflict

New York  : Rising tensions and instability across the globe, particularly in the Middle East, underscore the need to resolve the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestini ...

Egypt's police kill 17 terrorists in North Sinai

Cairo/Xinhua: Egyptian police forces killed 17 terrorists during a shootout in the country's restive North Sinai Province, Egyptian Ministry of Interior said on Tuesday.