Terrorism

Pakistan vows to 'crush' militants after Taliban attack on Swat army base

Pakistan vows to 'crush' militants after Taliban attack on Swat army base

A Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) suicide bomber killed 11 soldiers in Swat Valley February 3.


Abducted Afghan children 'now ready' to carry out ISIS terror acts

Abducted Afghan children 'now ready' to carry out ISIS terror acts

The terrorist group kidnapped an estimated 300 Afghan children from their families to train them to carry out terrorist attacks. Nearly half have reportedly completed their training.


Pakistanis welcome ban on donations to charities with terrorist ties

Pakistanis welcome ban on donations to charities with terrorist ties

Authorities are urging the public to avoid donating to such groups and to report any suspicious activity to authorities.


Collapse of ISIS 'caliphate' in Middle East hastens group's demise elsewhere

Collapse of ISIS 'caliphate' in Middle East hastens group's demise elsewhere

The defeat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria will bring an end to the group in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia -- where security forces are ready to deal with any new challenges, analysts say.


ISIS strikes Quetta church a week before Christmas

ISIS strikes Quetta church a week before Christmas

Pakistani security forces prevented the suicide bombers from entering the church, saving hundreds of lives, officials say.


Kazakhstan, Pakistan run joint counter-terrorism exercises

Kazakhstan, Pakistan run joint counter-terrorism exercises

Kazakhstan participated in the 'Friendship 2017' international counter-terrorism exercises in Pakistan that ended last week.


Peshawar police quickly end Taliban attack on Agriculture Training Institute

Peshawar police quickly end Taliban attack on Agriculture Training Institute

Security forces acted swiftly to kill all five attackers, all of whom were wearing suicide vests, preventing greater carnage, authorities say.


Islamic alliance vows to wipe out terrorism

Islamic alliance vows to wipe out terrorism

Afghanistan and Pakistan are among 41 countries that have joined the 'pan-Islamic unified front' against violent extremism.


ISIS, Taliban declare 'jihad' on each other in Afghanistan

ISIS, Taliban declare 'jihad' on each other in Afghanistan

The relationship between the two militant groups has grown increasingly acrimonious of late.


ISIS expansion faltering in Afghanistan, Pakistan

ISIS expansion faltering in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Military operations and a lack of public support have halted the expansion of ISIS in Afghanistan and Pakistan, say analysts.


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