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Pakistan Nabs Suspect Distributing Pamphlets Allegedly Linked to Hizb-ut-Tahrir

Authorities in Pakistan say a terror suspect is in custody on charges of distributing pamphlets on behalf of banned Islamic extremist group Hizb-ut-Tahrir, or HuT, and that a case has been opened against him under anti-terrorism laws. VOA could not …

Concern Grows That Closing Taliban Office in Qatar Could Undermine Peace Talks

The Afghan government reportedly has sought the closure of the Afghan Taliban office in Qatar, citing the inefficiency of the office as a reason behind its request to the U.S. and Qatari officials.

There has been no official confirmation of …

Army Spokesperson: Pakistan Has Links to But Does Not Support Terror Groups

WASHINGTON A senior Pakistani general acknowledged the existence of links between the country’s intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and militant groups operating in the country on Thursday.

Pakistan army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that maintaining …

Will the US Get Left in the Digital Dust?

A recent report provides some surprises about which countries are gaining traction in the digital space and which are stalling.

Researchers at the Fletcher School of International Affairs at Tufts University in Massachusetts looked at where digital is replacing “physical …

Pakistan Executes Three Militants Convicted Over Terrorist Attacks

Pakistani authorities have executed three militants sentenced to death by military courts after being convicted of carrying out terrorist attacks in recent years, the military said.

A statement said the executions took place at a prison in the country’s northwest …

Pakistan Executes Three Militants Convicted Over Terrorist Attacks

Pakistani authorities have executed three militants sentenced to death by military courts after being convicted of carrying out terrorist attacks in recent years, the military said.

A statement said the executions took place at a prison in the country’s northwest …

Pakistan FM Visits Washington to Shore Up Sagging Ties

President Donald Trump’s emerging Afghan policy has hit Pakistan hard in three sensitive areas: its tangled, acrimonious relationship with India, the denial that terrorist groups operate in its territory, and allegations that it is fomenting trouble in neighboring Afghanistan.

Islamabad …