KABUL:Two senior leaders of the Haqqani militant network have been captured by Afghan security forces, officials say.The group has been behind many of the co-ordinated gun and bomb attacks on Afghan and Nato forces in recent years.Afghan officials say
Anas Haqqani, the son of the network's founder, was arrested with commander Hafiz Rashid.
OSLO: Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights campaigner, have jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize.
At the age of just 17, Malala is the youngest ever recipient of the prize.
KARACHI - Police on Sunday killed seven Taliban insurgents during a raid in Karachi. Five other people, including a PPP worker, were gunned down in separate acts of violence in various parts of the port city.
SIALKOT: At least three people were killed and four injured in Sialkot late as a result of firing by Indian troops along the working boundary between India and Pakistan.
JORDAN: Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada has been released from prison after being found not guilty of terrorism offences by a court in Jordan.Judges said there was "insufficient evidence" to convict him
of planning a thwarted terrorist plot against tourists and diplomats during Jordan's Millennium celebrations.
PESHAWAR: At least eight people were killed and several others injured in a US drone strike in the Dattakhel tehsil of North Waziristan Agency.
PESHAWAR: At least three people including a woman and a security official — were killed and six others injured in a suicide blast targeting a convoy of the Frontier Corps (FC) carrying a high-ranking military official in Peshawar.
RAWALPINDI: Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar, considered a close ally of Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif, has been promoted to the post of Director General Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) among other promotions within the army ranks.
ISLAMABAD: 14 Pakistani prisoners detained at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba and the Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan, arrived at the Nur Khan Airbase on a US military airplane.
PESHAWAR: At least 11 terrorists and three Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers were killed as a militant attack from across the border was thwarted by Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan Agency (NWA).