Cathay Pacific cancels Karachi flights

(Reuters) - Cathay Pacific Airways has cancelled all flights to the Pakistani city of Karachi from Bangkok following a Taliban raid on the country's busiest airport this week, as top Pakistani officials debated how to tackle the escalating violence. International flights in and out of Karachi have been suspended twice since ... Read More...

Afghanistan to launch 4G , Taliban will avail the technology .

4G in Afghanistan - The officials further said that around 90 percent of the Afghans are currently having access to mobile phone services while 50 percent have access to internet, Afghan News Agency Khaama Press reported. Amirzai Sangin, Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister of Afghanistan said that the government’s revenue from ... Read More...

TTP commander Asmatullah Shaheen among five killed in North Waziristan

MIRANSHAH: A key Taliban commander, Asmatullah Shaheen, was killed in AN ambush in volatile North Waziristan region. Confirming the high-profile killing, security officers same a vehicle carrying 5 Taliban fighters was returning from Pak-Afghan border once it had been dismissed upon in Darga Mandi space of North Waziristan’s Ghulam Khan tehsil. The attack left Taliban commander Asmatullah Shaheen and 4 of his associates dead on the spot. Shaheen was appointed interim chief of illegal Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) when former TTP chief ... Read More...

Turkey denies Taliban office opened in Ankara

Istanbul: Turkey denied Sunday a Pakistani media report claiming that the Taliban had opened a political office in Ankara as part of efforts to revive the peace stalled process. The report by the Frontier Post came after a trilateral summit in Ankara earlier this month between Afghanistan, Pakistan and Turkey. But the ... Read More...

Pakistan Suspends Peace Talks with Taliban Over Killings

// // ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Peace talks between the Pakistani government and the Taliban were suspended in acrimony on Monday, as a government committee refused to meet with Taliban representatives in the aftermath of the reported killing of 23 paramilitary soldiers in militant captivity. A faction of the Taliban had claimed ... Read More...

Three blasts kill 10 in Peshawar cinema

Peshawar :  10 persons were killed and scores injured on Tuesday as triple blasts occurred in Shamah cinema on Pajlaki road. According to rescue sources, multiple explosions occurred during a movie show in the cinema. On receiving information, rescue teams reached the site and shifted the wounded persons to Lady Reading Hospital ... Read More...