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  • 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...

    Secretary Kerry also commended the state of relations between America and Pakistan, saying both countries had made remarkable progress in cooperation in all fields...

  • Khawaja Asif slams Indian minister’s statement of ‘sponsoring terrorism to counter terrorism’

    ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said here on Sunday that his Indian counterpart’s recent statement about sponsoring terrorism to counter terrorism had confirmed “our assertions of Indian involvement in terrorist activities on Pakistani soil”...

    He said the statement of Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was a blatant admission of sponsoring terrorism in Pakistan...

  • 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)...

    He added that the competition afforded an opportunity to all participating countries to learn from each other’s experience in the domain...

  • 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...

  • US wants Pakistan to expand counter-terrorism efforts: State Dept

    WASHINGTON: United States State Department Spokesman Mark Toner in a press briefing on Friday said the US wants to see Pakistan's efforts against terrorism expand...

    According to a joint statement issued after the meeting, Pakistan also agreed to ensure that all Taliban groups, including the Haqqani Network, "are unable to operate from the soil of Pakistan"...

  • Pakistan, Turkey agree to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation

    ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met in Islamabad Saturday and agreed to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation aimed at fighting the possible threat from militant group Islamic State and other such organisations...

    According to Radio Pakistan, PM Nawaz said there are vast opportunities to expand trade ties between Pakistan and Turkey, and also expressed satisfaction over progress in...

  • FO warns against 'malicious campaign' trivialising Pakistan's counter-terrorism efforts

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday warned against a "malicious campaign" being used to trivialise Pakistan's achievements in the war against terrorism, days after United States (US) President Donald Trump announced a new National Security Strategy (NSS) which is tough on Pakistan...

    The US president had reminded Pakistan that it is obliged to help America because it receives "massive payments" from Washington every year...

  • Diplomats in Islamabad briefed on Pakistan's counter-terrorism efforts

    Amid increasing criticism and suspension of security aid for Pakistan by the United States, the foreign diplomats stationed in Islamabad were briefed on Pakistan’s achievements and challenges in its counter-terrorism efforts by the top civil-military leadership on Wednesday, the Foreign Office said in a statement...

    Welcoming the envoys, the foreign minister said that the briefing had been arranged to "inform the diplomatic corps...

  • China says majority of FATF members recognised Pakistan's counter-terrorism financing efforts

    A majority of members of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) have recognised Pakistan's efforts to improve its counter-terrorism financing (CTF) regime at the financial watchdog's latest plenary meeting in Paris, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Friday...

    "Pakistan has made enormous efforts in improving its CTF regime, which has been recognized by the majority of FATF members at the latest plenary meeting in Paris," a tweet by...

  • US decision to review counter-terrorism operations welcomed

    UNITED NATIONS: A group of United Nations independent experts welcomed the announcement by the United States government of a review of two counter-terrorism operations involving the use of drones at Pakistan-Afghan border while stressing the need for transparency and accountability, a statement here said...

    “Authorities are often obliged to plan these sorts of counter-terrorism operations on the basis of factual hypotheses that...

  • Nigerian Special Forces team completes counter-terrorism training under SSG commandos

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, while stressing the need for a collective response to terrorism, on Thursday offered Pakistan Army's experience in counter-terrorism operations and modern training facilities to assist friendly nations looking to build their counter-terrorism capacities...

    He made the remarks during a visit to the Special Services Group's (SSG) training facility at Tarbela, where he witnessed the...

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