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  • View from abroad: Counter-coup and crackdown in Turkey

    THE ripples from Turkey’s failed coup continue to spread as the country’s unprecedented purge brings more and more people into the dragnet...

    Thus far, 9,000 cops; 21,000 private schoolteachers; 1,700 education ministry and 1,500 finance ministry officials have been suspended...

  • Pakistan seeks bigger Saarc to counter India’s influence

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan is exploring the possibility of creating a greater South Asian economic alliance to counter India’s controlling hold on the eight-member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc), diplomatic observers say...

    A parliamentary delegation from Pakistan, which is now in New York, pitched this idea during its five-day visit to Washington last week...

  • With focus on India, Nawaz vows to counter "anti-Pakistan" acts

    ISLAMABAD: During a visit to the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) headquarters in the federal capital on Saturday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed serious concern over recent statements made by the Indian political leadership, and said that all possible measures will be taken to counter "anti-Pakistan" acts...

    Read more: Parrikar’s remarksPM Nawaz and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif met with Director General...

  • John Kerry lauds Pakistan's counter-terrorism policy

    ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State John Kerry telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday evening and appreciated Pakistan government’s counter-terrorism policy, lauded its strong resolve to defeat the menace...

    According to a statement issued by the PM House, Kerry called Nawaz and conveyed the US administration's best wishes and regards...

  • Pakistan will pursue developing minimum deterrence to counter threats to its security: Gen Hayat

    Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Sunday reiterated that Pakistan is a peace-loving country but would not remain oblivious to its national security needs, reported the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    Gen Hayat while visiting the National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM) maintained that the country will pursue a policy of developing credible minimum deterrence to...

  • Pakistan Army's 2nd counter-terrorism competition ends

    The 2nd Pakistan Army Team Spirit (PATS) competition, focused on counter-terrorism, concluded on Wednesday at the National Counter Terrorism Centre near Jhelum with 10 international military teams participating in the competition, said a press release by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    The team from China won gold along with teams representing 1 Corps and 30 Corps...

  • Pakistan offers France expertise on counter-terrorism

    VALLETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday met French President Francois Hollande in the Maltese capital, Valletta, and expressed his desire to cooperate with France in counter-terrorism and intelligence sharing...

    Meeting the French President along the sidelines of 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), the premier once again condemned terrorist attacks in Paris and offered condolences over the loss of precious...

  • Artists look to counter violent extremism in Pakistan

    LAHORE: At a militant training camp, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases...

    Pakistan has been battling Islamic extremists for more than a decade, but despite $30 billion in US aid and an American drone campaign, the country still hosts powerful armed groups that have killed tens of thousands of people...

  • US report acknowledges Pakistan’s counter-WMD measures

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan continues to work towards harmonising its control mechanism for weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems with the standards set by the Nuclear Suppliers Group, says an official US report...

    “Overall, Pakistan was a committed partner that undertook great efforts to build its export control capabilities,” said the report the US State Department sent to Congress this week...

  • Pakistan ready to share its counter-terror expertise with others: COAS

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif visited the National Counter-Terrorism Training Centre (NCTC) in Pabbi on Thursday and witnessed the Pakistan-Sri Lanka-Maldives exercise, an Inter-Services Public Relations press release said...

    The two-week ‘Eagle Dash-I’ exercise was focused on counter-terrorism operations and sharing of field combat experiences of three armed forces...

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