Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud was the man in charge of the TTP operations in Pakistan’s restive Swat Valley when student activist Malala Yousafzai was shot in 2012. He was designated as a global terrorist by the US and carried a bounty of USD 5 million.
SGPC president Gobind Singh Langowal said Saturday that Pakistan’s action was “wrong” and that the officials were to meet pilgrims to enquire about their well-being.
Ambassador Marker helmed Pakistan’s embassies at a tough time in its history.
Moody’s downsizing of Pakistan’s ratings came ahead of the general election in the country on July 25.
J&K BJP Chief Ravinder Raina said he wouldn’t be cowed down by such threats and will expose the “nefarious designs of Pakistan”.
A book explores the life and death of Pakistani model and social media star Qandeel Baloch
The Chinese envoy’s remarks came after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain exchanged pleasantries following a press conference by the leaders of the SCO in Qingdao last week.
During the Congressional hearing, several members of the Senate Armed Services Committee expressed concern over the continued presence of terrorist safe havens in Pakistan.
Javid, seen by some as a potential challenger to Prime Minister Theresa May, was appointed in April after a scandal over the treatment of legal migrants led to the resignation of his predecessor.
A US official said the US believes that it is likely the strike killed Fazlullah, but efforts are ongoing to confirm his death. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss preliminary information.
This year, the Attari-Wagah border did not witness the celebratory exchange between the Border Security Forces (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers to mark the festival.
“We have been hearing since early Friday that our Emir(leader) was martyred along with four other militant commanders in Marawar area of Kunar. They were staying at a house when a drone fired missiles and martyred them,” said Taliban member Maulvi Abdur Rasheed.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein called for maximum restraint and denounced the lack of prosecutions of Indian forces.
The exchange of fire comes as a set back to the temporary suspension of operations and political process of dialogue, and has been condemned by both the BJP and Congress as a “betrayal” by Pakistan despite commitment to maintain ceasefire.
The candidature of Noor Jehan, cousin of Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan, has been approved by the Election Commission of Khyber Pakthunkhwa province who will be contesting in the July 25 elections as an independent candidate.