Pakistan fearful of strategic encirclement by India, plays negative role in Afghanistan
Pakistan may view a weak and destabilized Afghanistan as preferable to a strong, unified Afghan state. "Pakistan's security services maintain ties to Afghan insurgent groups, most notably the Haqqani Network, a U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) that has become an official, semi autonomous component of the Taliban."
Pakistan expresses disappointment over US report critical of Islamabad on terror
The State Department's 'Country Report on Terrorism 2018' on...
US report pulls up Pakistan for failing to limit Lashkar, Jaish
The report said that although Pakistan’s laws comply with international anti-...
Afghan civil society groups target Pakistan Army at UNHRC session in Geneva
Addressing the 42nd session of UNHRC, Bilal Sarway called the Afghan insurgent group Haqqani Network as the "veritable arm" of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence.
Global community must address Pakistan terror sanctuaries: India
He warned that there would be a resurgence of terrorism if the international community did not keep its commitment to Afghanistan.
Al-Qaeda remains resilient, continues to cooperate closely with LeT: UN
The sanctions monitoring team submits independent reports every six months to the Security Council on the Islamic State, Al-Qaeda and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities.
Will ensure Pakistan's action against terror outfits not 'window dressing': US
Relations between Pakistan and the US have been turbulent since Trump took office in 2017, with the president repeatedly singling out Islamabad for failing to rein in extremists and being an unfaithful partner in the fight against terrorism.
Previous arrests of Hafiz Saeed made no difference: US
Saeed, a UN-designated terrorist was arrested on Wednesday -- the seventh times since December 2001, when he was nabbed in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attack on the Indian Parliament.
Pakistan's next double game: Marriage with China, affair with US
Pakistan remains China's closest ally as it is actively aiding, abetting and promoting Beijing's strategic goals and hegemony in the region and the world.
China acknowledges hosting Taliban's chief peace negotiator for talks
Mullah Baradar, one of the four top commanders who formed the Taliban in 1994, was released from jail last year by the Pakistan government. He is believed to be the highest ranking Afghan Taliban prisoner freed so far.
US blocks over USD 46 mn in funds of terrorist groups: Report
The report released by the US Department of Treasury states the US blocked nearly USD 400,000 in funds of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and USD 1,725 of the Jaish-e Mohammed.
US sees Pakistan-based LeT threat to it in Afghanistan: Pentagon report
The LeT, designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, was responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that killed 166 people.
India hasn't shown inclination to pursue deeper defence ties with Afghanistan: US report
"India has been the largest regional contributor to Afghan reconstruction but New Delhi has not shown an inclination to pursue a deeper defence relationship with Kabul," according to the report dated May 1.
Donald Trump administration reviewing its assistance to Pak: USAID
The relations between Pakistan and the US nosedived after US President Donald Trump last year accused Islamabad of giving nothing to Washington but "lies and deceit" and providing "safe haven" to terrorists.
Pakistan risks losing $10 billion annually following FATF 'Grey List'
"The Foreign Office is calculating the annual loss if Pakistan is pushed in the black-list by the FATF as India is lobbying for this," Pak Foreign Minister SM Qureshi said.
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