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Taliban leader Mullah Mansour killed by US airstrike, Afghanistan confirms

Taliban leader Mullah Mansour killed by US airstrike. Photo: AFP

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour has been targeted and ‘likely killed’ in an air strike, US officials have said. The US military carried out an air strike on Saturday in a remote area of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region, according to officials. “We are still assessing the results of the strike and will provide more information as it becomes available,” Pentagon press secretary ... Read More »

Pakistan-China military leadership discuss defence cooperation, CPEC

Pakistan and China military leadership discuss defence cooperation, CPEC

During meeting with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing, the army chief congratulated the latter on assumption of command of the newly-established army headquarter ISLAMABAD – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has reached Beijing on a two-day official visit, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif discussed measures to improve military to military ... Read More »

Situation remains tense after brief but strategic battle on Nagorno-Karabakh

Situation remains tense after brief but strategic battle on Nagorno-Karabakh

 TVI Special Report ISLAMABAD — The situation remains tense along the Line of Control between Azerbaijan and Armenia as Armenia forces continued shelling despite a cease-fire announced by Azerbaijan. The head of the Defense Ministry Media Section of Azerbaijan Vagif Dyargyahly said that the Azerbaijani side has decided to stop all unilateral military operations on the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh, ... Read More »

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

The Army and Rangers will conduct a full-blown operation across Punjab to target militants, their facilitators and their hideouts, military sources confirmed ISLAMABAD – Pakistan army has initiated a military operation to crackdown banned militant outfits across Punjab following a deadly suicide blast in Lahore that killed over 70 people and injured more than 300. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) ... Read More »

76th Pakistan Day celebrations begin with grand military parade

Pakistan women soldiers from the Army Medical Corps march past long-range ballistic Shaheen III missiles during the Pakistan Day military parade.

Pakistan not part of ‘weapons race’ and won’t be: Mamnoon Hussain ISLAMABAD – The nation is celebrating the 76th Pakistan Day on Wednesday with a renewed pledge to make the country stronger by eliminating terrorism and achieving sustainable economic growth and greater political stability. The day marks the Lahore Resolution passed in 1940 by the All India Muslim League which ... Read More »

PM Nawaz, Gen Raheel attend closing ceremony of war games in Saudi Arabia

PM Nawaz, Gen Raheel attend closing ceremony of war games in Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif Thursday attended closing ceremony of joint military exercise “North Thunder” in Saudi Arabia’s Hafarul Batin city RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and leaders of other countries attended the ceremony along Khadim al Harmain Al Sharifain King Salman Bin ... Read More »

India world’s largest arms importer; US, Russia dominate arms sales

Saudi Arabia announces military alliance to fight any terrorist group

India emerged as the world’s largest arms importer, accounting for 14% of the global imports in the 2011-2015 timeframe. The latest data on international arms transfers released by a global think-tank, SIPRI, also shows India’s arms imports remain three times greater than those of its rivals China and Pakistan. Its biggest suppliers are Russia, the US, Israel and France. India’s imports ... Read More »

28 killed in massive explosion in Ankara

28 killed in massive explosion in Ankara

ANKARA (Turkey) – At least twenty eight people died and 61 other were injured in a large explosion in the Turkish capital on Wednesday, an explosion hit military vehicles. The explosion hit three military vehicles and a private vehicle in central Ankara, near Turkish parliament buildings, the vehicles were stopped for a traffic light at the time, the military said. ... Read More »

US and Europe dominate global arms sales: SIPRI Report

A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defense firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry.

A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defence firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry. STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – Arms manufacturers in North America and Western Europe increased international arms sales in 2014, but their market share dropped as Russian and Asian companies saw theirs rise, according to a new report by a Sweden-based research institute. Sales of ... Read More »

Pakistan Pavilion attracts interest at Defence Industry Fair in Turkey

Pakistan Pavilion at the 12th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) 2015, held at Istanbul from 5-8 May 2015

High level attendance at Pakistan Pavilion in IDEF 2015 Istanbul ISTANBUL (Turkey) – “Pakistan Pavilion” at the 12th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) 2015, being held at Istanbul from 5-8 May, is attracting a large number of visitors and prospective buyers. Pakistani stalls at the Defence Expo remained one of the most frequently visited ones. Leading defence manufacturing companies from Pakistan are participating ... Read More »

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