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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 »

Quetta blast kills 9 and injures dozens

Quetta blast kills 9 and injures dozens

QUETTA – A powerful blast rocked the congested Kachari area of Quetta near the premises of the heavily guarded city district courts. At least nine people, including four security personnel and an eight-year-old girl, were killed and dozens injured. Heavy firing was also heard in the area following explosion. The rescue sources said that a convoy of Frontier Corps (FC) personnel was ... Read More »

At least 21 dead as terrorists attack Bacha Khan University

At least 30 dead as terrorists attack Bacha Khan University

Unidentified gunmen entered in Bacha Khan University Charsadda on Wednesday morning Latest Updates: – 21 killed, over 30 injured – Four militants killed during operation – TTP claims responsibility for attack CHARSADDA – A group of militants has stormed a university in Charsadda, Pakistan, killing at least 21 people and leaving dozens injured. Terrorists entered the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda ... Read More »

10 killed, several injured in Peshawar check post blast

At least ten people are dead and more than a dozen injured after a bomb exploded near a police station in the city of Peshawar. PESHAWAR – At least ten people were killed on Tuesday when a bomber targeted security check-post near Karkhano Market in Peshawar. The explosion came amidst a traffic jam on the outskirts of the city, on the ... Read More »

15 killed in suicide attack in Quetta

QUETTA – At least 15 people, among them 12 police and a paramilitary official, were killed and over a dozen others injured in a blast targeting police outside a polio vaccination centre in Quetta. The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed the attack on Facebook and in an email sent to journalists. Today is the third day of a three-day anti-polio campaign ... Read More »

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree on joint counter-terrorism efforts

Saudi Foreign Minister meets Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his recent visit.

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir  held meetings with Pakistani leadership during his official visit to Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Saudi Arabia agreed to promote work together to defeat their common enemy – terrorism. This development came forward during a visit by the Saudi Foreign Minister Dr Adel Al-Jubeir to discuss the ongoing diplomatic standoff between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Saudi Foreign Minister, ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia executes 47 on terrorism charges, including top Shia cleric

Mansour Al-Turki, L, and Mansour Al-Ghafari, spokesmen for the Interior and Justice ministries respectively. (SPA)

Region anger was growing tonight after Saudi Arabia announced the execution of 47 prisoners accused of terrorism charges, including a Muslim Shi’ite cleric who was a central figure in 2011 Arab Spring-inspired protests in the kingdom. RIYADH: Saudi Arabia executed 47 people on Saturday for terrorism, mostly suspected Al-Qaeda members, Saudi Interior Ministry said on Saturday. The Ministry statement, published ... Read More »

Army chief vows to eliminate Terrorism-Corruption nexus in 2016

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday said that that nexus of terrorism, crime and corruption will be completely eliminated from the country this year. GWADAR (Pakistan) – Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Friday expressed hope that the nexus of terrorism, crime and corruption will be completely eliminated in year. Speaking during a meeting with Baloch ... Read More »

26 dead, 45 injured in Mardan blast at NADRA office

Blast at NADRA office in Mardan, 26 people dead

MARDAN (Pakistan) – At least 26 people were killed and 45 injured when a suicide bomber struck the office of a National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) in Mardan. The injured have been transferred to District Hospital Mardan and other nearby hospitals. “The blast was very powerful and its voice could be heard a long distance away,” media reported. The security ... Read More »

Peshawar Army School victims struggling to cope one year on

Andaleeb Aftab, a chemistry teacher at the army-run school where she lost her son Huzaifa, scene of the APS massacre of December 16, 2014

Pakistan is observing the first anniversary of one of the deadliest terror attacks in its history – the black day when 141 people, including 132 schoolchildren, were brutally murdered by terrorists in Peshawar. One year has passed since the horrific Peshawar school massacre but there is still pain in hearts and tears in eyes. The intensity of the tragedy made ... Read More »

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