Topic: Insurgency

Pakistan, Denmark working on research project

ISLAMABAD - Commandant of the Royal Danish Defence College, Rear Admiral Nils Wang has said that Denmark and Pakistan are working on a joint research project on counter-insurgency for bringing out a publication by end of this year. The research project is being carried out with the cooperation ...

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March 27, 2014, 4:47 pm

Kandahar, cradle of Afghan insurgency, torn by tribal rivalry ahead of vote

  Kandhar- Growing violence in the southern province of Kandahar ahead of Afghanistan's presidential election next week highlights a rift between Pashtun tribes that could tip the country back into civil war. The fate of Kandahar, birthplace of the Taliban insurgency, is crucial. Some Afghans ...

Peace emissaries exchange demands amid bonhomie

ISLAMABAD - In their first-ever direct contact, government and Taliban negotiators met for more than three hours Thursday and exchanged demands to carry forward the elusive peace process aimed at ending the bloody seven-year insurgency.After the meeting which lasted almost four hours, Samiul Haq, ...

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August 29, 2013

Dialogues to END Baloch insurgency: Malik

QUETTA - Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has termed the Balochistan crisis as a political and economic issue.Speaking in the Balochistan Assembly session Wednesday, he said that before resolving the issue, its background has to be understood. He said a joint strategy has to be devised to ...

France bombs militants’ hideout as Mali insurgency deepens

GAO, Mali (AFP) - France bombed militants’ targets in northern Mali on Monday following a string of guerrilla attacks by the extremists a month after Paris launched an offensive to drive them from its former colony.In a pre-dawn attack, witnesses said a French army helicopter destroyed a ...

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April 18, 2012, 11:31 am

End insurgency to end foreign presence: Karzai

Terrorist attacks are the reason for the presence of foreign soldiers in Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai said, suggesting to insurgents they are merely prolonging the stay of the foreign forces. Speaking at the 147th birthday anniversary of Mahmud Tarzi, Karzai praised the Afghan security ...