Pakistan militants using social media for propaganda – Economic Times

Economic TimesISLAMABAD: Terrorist organisations in Pakistan like the Taliban are increasingly using social media networks Twitter and Facebook to spread their propaganda and as a means of intimidation. A number … Read More

TTP reposes confidence in three representatives – The News International

The News InternationalISLAMABAD: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Tuesday cleared the confusion over its next step after the withdrawal of two members of the five-member Pakistani politicians’ negotiation team announced … Read More

Pakistani Side Fails to Show Up at Taliban Peace Talks – New York Times

New York TimesMembers of a group chosen by the Taliban to represent them in talks with Pakistan. The talks were postponed on Tuesday. T. Mughal/European Pressphoto Agency. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — … Read More

Pakistan Taliban begins peace talks with government in Islamabad – from the Pakistan Taliban are due to meet government negotiators in the capital Islamabad on Tuesday to sketch out a strategy for peace talks. Last week Nawaz Sharif, the … Read More

Court Rejects Musharraf’s Request to Leave Pakistan for Treatment – New York Times

New York TimesISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A special court on Friday rejected a request by the former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to leave Pakistan for medical treatment and instead issued arrest … Read More

Ex-leader seeks to leave Pakistan – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeISLAMABAD — Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf wants to undergo medical treatment for a heart condition abroad, defense lawyers in his high treason trial said Friday. The military hospital … Read More

AFIC report helps Musharraf but degrades its image – The News International

The News InternationalISLAMABAD: The VVIP accused of the most heinous crime in the book of country’s statutes — high treason — is seeking the exceptional luxury of getting a basic … Read More

Scientists detect water on dwarf planet Ceres – Business Recorder

Business Recorderimage ISLAMABAD: The dwarf planet Ceres, which is the biggest object in the asteroid belt lying between Mars and Jupiter, is spewing water vapor into space from its ice-covered … Read More

Blast in Pakistani city next to capital kills 4 – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani police official says a bomb blast in the city of Rawalpindi has killed four people. Omar Sohail said the blast also wounded 15 people. … Read More

Taliban’s Kabul Attack Heightens Concerns – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaISLAMABAD — The death toll from a Taliban attack on a restaurant in Afghanistan’s capital has risen to 21. A suicide bomber who blew himself up and Taliban … Read More

Pakistan: Musharraf advised to move to US hospital – USA TODAY

USA TODAYISLAMABAD (AP) — A lawyer for Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf who is on trial for high treason said Thursday his client needs to go to the U.S. for … Read More

Pakistan’s Musharraf taken to hospital, not court – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf was rushed to the hospital on Thursday with a “heart problem” he experienced while on his way to a court hearing … Read More

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations – Hindu Business Line

Hindu Business LineIndia and Pakistan on Wednesday exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, the list of nuclear installations and facilities covered under the Agreement on the … Read More

Musharraf’s Treason Trial Begins Without his Presence – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf went on trial for treason Wednesday but defense lawyers told the court security threats prevented him from attending the proceedings. … Read More

Pak-India exchange nuclear installations, prisoners lists – The News International

The News InternationalISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India on Wednesday exchanged lists of nuclear installations and prisoners. Under a 1998 bilateral agreement, both countries are bound to exchange these lists on January … Read More

Former Pakistan ruler defies court order – Washington Post

Washington PostISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Former president Pervez Musharraf, charged with high treason by the current government, failed to appear in court Wednesday to face a formal indictment for the second … Read More

Pakistan’s ex-military ruler Musharraf goes on trial for treason – Reuters

ReutersISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf went on trial for treason on Wednesday, a case that could test the relationship between an increasingly assertive civilian government and … Read More

Foreign Office condemns drone strike again – The News International

The News InternationalISLAMABAD: Condemning Wednesday’s drone strike that hit an area near Miranshah in North Waziristan, Pakistan said the US has a method which is fundamentally flawed and illegal even … Read More

American Held by Al Qaeda in Pakistan Asks Obama to Negotiate Release – New York Times

New York TimesISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An American development consultant abducted by Al Qaeda in Pakistan more than two years ago has urged the Obama administration to help secure his freedom … Read More

American abducted by al-Qaeda makes video plea – USA TODAY

USA TODAYISLAMABAD (AP) — A 72-year-old American development worker who was kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaeda more than two years ago appealed to President Obama in a video released Thursday … Read More

Bomb keeps Musharraf from treason case hearing – USA TODAY

USA TODAYISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani security official says a bomb was found along the route the country’s former ruler Pervez Musharraf was to take to attend the first hearing … Read More

US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel visits Pakistan – BBC News

BBC NewsThe US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has arrived in Pakistan on Monday for talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. It is the first visit by a US defence … Read More