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Pakistan must address our concerns over cross-border terror: India

Pakistan must address our concerns over cross-border terror: India

NEW DELHI: Demanding redressal of its concerns over cross-border terrorism in an “effective and transparent” manner, India on Wednesday said it was necessary for a “comprehensive, serious and sustained” dialogue between India and Pakistan.
It also expressed willingness to look at existing bilateral visa agreement that was signed in 1974 to facilitate travel by bonafide businessmen from both the countries amid complaints by a Pakistani industry body that tough visa norms in India

Karachi struck by terror, again

KARACHI: At least 24 people were killed and 113 injured in a powerful blast at the Crime Investigation Department’s (CID) Civil Lines office near the Chief Minister’s House in Karachi on Thursday.
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan swiftly claimed responsibility for what was a rare attack on government security forces in Karachi. According to police sources, the assailants opened fire at the CID office and rammed an explosives-laden Shehzore truck into the building causing a powerful

CID arrests six, foils terror plot to target Muharram procession

KARACHI: The Crime Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday arrested six alleged members of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), believed to be plotting an attack on a procession in the upcoming holy month of Muharram procession.
The men were arrested in an early morning raid in the city’s Manghopir area. CID SP and AEC chief, Omer Shahid Hamid, told a press conference along with SSP Chaudhry Aslam Khan, that the six men were identified as Qari Dawood, Nafees Abbas, Ikramul

British secretary arrives to discuss EU terror plot

ISLAMABAD
British Home Secretary Theresa May arrived in Pakistan on Sunday on a three-day visit to share vital information about the “Europe terror plot”, allegedly planned in North Waziristan.
She will share the intelligence information with Pakistani authorities and urge them to take stronger action against the Al Qaeda and the Taliban in the Tribal Areas.
May arrived in Lahore on the first leg of her visit, and Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer received her upon her

Nation united in war against terror: President Zardari

KARACHI
The nation is united in the war against terrorism, President Asif Ali Zardari said on Friday.
Talking to Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, Provincial Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza and Interior Minister Rehman Malik at Bilawal House, Zardari said the terrorists had been totally disoriented after losing this war.
He also reviewed the initial report of the recent explosion at the shrine of Abdullah shah Ghazi.
During the presentation of the report, the

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