DAWN (Pakistan)

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:06
The bill titled the Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act was introduced by Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism Ted Poe and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher at a time when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in the US to address the United Nations General Assembly.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 07:01
Human Rights Watch expressed concern over the 'excessive' use of force by Pakistani authorities against tenant farmers protesting for land rights in Punjab's Okara district and urged the government to ensure that security forces follow the United Nations (UN) Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials and use non-violent means as far as possible before resorting to the use of force.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 07:11
Pakistan found itself in the crosshairs of Middle Eastern politics on Tuesday as Saudi Arabia named it as part of its newly formed 34-nation military alliance of Muslim countries meant to combat terrorism, without first getting its consent.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:25
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while attending the 14th Heads of Government Council meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in China on Tuesday reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to counter-terrorism and combating crime.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 06:35
PM Nawaz chaired a high-level consultative meeting on the latest situation in Yemen on Wednesday, during which it was decided that the premier will visit Saudi Arabia on a day-long visit along with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 07:22
Amidst unsubstantiated rumors that Pakistan will commit troops to Saudi Arabia for the protection of its borders, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in an address today urged a peaceful solution to the Yemen crisis through dialogue with warring factions and reiterated the importance of the Saudi Kingdom as a ‘strategic ally’.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 06:45
The strikes are part of Operation 'Khyber One' and 'Khyber Two', launched by security forces and aimed at targeting militants in Khyber Agency, particularly the Tirah Valley of Bara which borders Nazyan province of Afghanistan.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 07:15
The U.S. government, under the cover of the Authorized Use of Military Force (AUMF since Sept 14, 2001) in the last five years has managed to kill two TTP emirs (Baitullah Mehsud in 2009 and Hakeemullah Mehsud in 2013). Pakistani and Afghan forces have captured Faqir Mohammad and Latif Mehsud. The vacuum thus created is being filled by a younger, more brutal and ruthless generation of jihadis. They are more lethal as they are equipped with newer approaches for planning and executing terrorist attacks.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 06:50
In a move towards improving border coordination and deepening military-to-military ties, Pakistan and Afghanistan over the weekend opened a series of meetings of commanders.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 07:08
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived on a day-long visit to Pakistan on Thursday which is aimed at discussing bilateral defence cooperation with the Pakistani leadership. During his short stay in Islamabad, the Russian defence minister would meet Prime Minister Nawaz at his official residence in the federal capital and discuss issues related to security and defence cooperation between Pakistan and the Russia.