Posts tagged as: terrorism

Senate unanimously passes resolution against terrorism

ISLAMABAD: The Upper House on Saturday unanimously passed a resolution, strongly condemning the attack on the residence of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Ziarat, Balochistan.The resolution was moved by Leader of the House in Senate Raja Zafarul Haq. Speaking on a point of order‚ Saifullah Magsi said the situation of law and order in Balochistan […]

Rehman Malik urges nation to unite against terrorism

Interior Minister Rehman Malik.—File Photo SIALKOT: Interior Minister Rehman Malik urged the nation on Saturday to unite against terrorism and militancy. He was addressing participants of an inauguration ceremony of a newly established passport office at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI). The minister said that the government had managed to “control terrorism […]

Top stories Feb 17-24 2013: Shia killings, terrorism in India

Tribune Top 10 stories of the week (based on traffic) 1. Bomb blasts in India’s Hyderabad leave 18 dead – Web Desk/Agencies 2. Deadly Bangladesh clashes over ‘atheist bloggers’ – AFP 3. Target killing: Doctor, son shot dead in Lahore – Web Desk 4. Shahbag Square — why we Pakistanis don’t know and don’t care […]

Victims of terrorism: Australia offers asylum to 2,500 Hazara families

The Australian government has offered asylum to 2,500 Hazara families of Pakistan who have been affected by terrorism, reported Express News on Thursday. The asylum was offered on humanitarian grounds. Last week, a representative of Australian immigration department met with United Nations officials to make the asylum offer. Over 80 residents of the Shia Hazara […]

Collective wisdom, action must to eliminate terrorism: PM

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.—File Photo ISLAMABAD: Strongly condemning the Quetta incident, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday said the government would take all out measures to bring the perpetrators to task without making any compromise in this regard. “It is not time for political divide. It is not time to discriminate between the […]

LeJ must stop terrorism in the name of Islam: Imran

Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan.—File Photo ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday called out to the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) to quit terrorism in the name of Islam, holding the militant group accountable for the first time in a public speech. “I explicitly take their name and call out to the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. […]

Security Council meeting: Khar says only partial success seen against terrorism

WASHINGTON: Presiding over the UN Security Council meeting on counterterrorism, Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar says that success against terrorism has at best been partial; terrorism cannot be defeated by law enforcement measures alone. In her remarks, Khar said, “We condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, committed by whomever, wherever and for whatever […]

Imran Khan reiterates terrorism in Pakistan can be wiped out in 90 days

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, who arrived in Quetta to join the protesting families of those who died in Thursday’s attack, has said that terrorism “can be wiped out in 90 days”. … Quetta News Sources -2

Victims of terrorism 2012: Read them if you can

Read, in the name of grieving, their names. We have yet to learn how to grieve as a nation the thousands of names and the unnamed. If we stopped for a second to make the pain register, perhaps something unimaginable would happen to us as a people. Perhaps, for now, because it is so unbearable, […]

Countering terrorism: US slaps sanctions on hawala company

WASHINGTON:  The US Treasury Department has announced sanctions against a hawala company and two individuals associated with it. In a press release, the Treasury Department said it was imposing sanctions against Rahat Ltd, a hawala company with branches in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran, which has been accused of being used by the Taliban. Additionally, sanctions […]

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