http://pakistan.asia-news.com/en_GB/keywords/Topic/Security

Security

Success of Peshawar's City Patrol Force may spawn similar projects elsewhere

Success of Peshawar's City Patrol Force may spawn similar projects elsewhere

The main purpose of the force is to ensure that police are visible in urban areas and can quickly respond to any emergencies.


Killing of al-Qaeda offshoot leader deemed major blow against terrorism

Killing of al-Qaeda offshoot leader deemed major blow against terrorism

Officials in Afghanistan have confirmed that Asim Umar, the head of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), was killed in an operation on September 23.


Afghan Taliban infighting in Pakistan seen linked with illegal drug trade

Afghan Taliban infighting in Pakistan seen linked with illegal drug trade

The assassinations of the Taliban supreme leader's brother and other top Taliban leaders have been linked to the money supply chain of the group's illicit drug trade.


European leaders say Iran behind attack on Saudi oil installations

European leaders say Iran behind attack on Saudi oil installations

'It is clear for us that Iran bears responsibility for this attack. There is no other explanation,' the leaders of France, Germany and Britain said.


Afghan Taliban leaders speak out over growing internal rifts

Afghan Taliban leaders speak out over growing internal rifts

Discontent and divisions among the Afghan Taliban leaders are growing, and combined with the group's increasing unpopularity among Afghans, the group is steadily weakening.


Pakistan urges Afghan action against TTP along border

Pakistan urges Afghan action against TTP along border

Following a crackdown on various factions of the TTP across the country, the militants have shifted their hideouts to provinces in neighbouring Afghanistan.


Security forces launch operation in Buner after Taliban threaten locals

Security forces launch operation in Buner after Taliban threaten locals

A TTP commander sent a number of officials and local leaders threatening letters demanding loyalty to the group. The government is hunting down the perpetrators.


US designates TTP chief Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as global terrorist

US designates TTP chief Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as global terrorist

Mehsud, in a book titled Inqilab-e-Mehsud released in December 2017, detailed the TTP's extortion, kidnappings for ransom and assassinations.


Afghan Taliban leaders find themselves in weakened position after talks called off

Afghan Taliban leaders find themselves in weakened position after talks called off

Instead of choosing a peace deal finally within sight after 18 years, the Taliban decided to use Afghan lives as bargaining chips. Now Taliban leaders are paying for their thirst for violence.


In photos: Pakistan marks Defence and Martyrs Day

In photos: Pakistan marks Defence and Martyrs Day

Defense and Martyrs Day was observed Friday in Pakistan.


1