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UN Security Council team arrives in Pakistan

Islamabad: A UN Security Council team has arrived in Pakistan for an assessment of Islamabad’s compliance with the world body’s sanctions regime, amid mounting global pressure on the country to act against Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and entities linked to him. Though there was no official word about the arrival of the UN Security Council’s […]

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Palestine recalls Pak envoy

New Delhi: India today issued a strong demarche to Palestine on the issue of presence of its ambassador to Pakistan at an event of JuD chief and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, terming it as “unacceptable”. India’s Secretary (economic relations) Vijay Gokhale in the external affairs ministry called Palestinian ambassador here Adnan Abu Al Haija […]

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India to take up Palestine envoy’s presence in Hafiz Saeed’s rally

New Delhi: India will strongly take up with Palestine the issue of its ambassador in Pakistan attending a rally organised by Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. “We have seen reports in this regard. We are taking up the matter strongly with the Palestinian ambassador in New Delhi and with the […]

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India

Pak govt opposes registration of Saeed’s political party

Islamabad: The Pakistan government has requested a court here not to consider Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-backed Milli Muslim League’s plea seeking its registration as a political party, saying the group would breed violence and extremism in politics. Saeed earlier this month had confirmed that his organisation Jammat-ud-Dawah (JuD) would contest the 2018 general elections under […]

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India

China, Pak ignoring common threat of terrorism: Akbaruddin

United Nations: India has hit out at some UN members for failing to “clearly understand” the common threat of terrorism due to their “narrow political and strategic concerns”, apparently referring to Pakistan and China. India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin said terror networks operate across borders in terms of propagation of hateful ideologies, […]

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India

US Defence Secretary in Pakistan to build fractured ties

Islamabad: US Defence Secretary James Mattis today arrived in Pakistan with the issue of terrorist safe havens high on the agenda, after the release from house arrest of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed last month. Mattis landed at the Nur Khan Airbase in Rawalpindi where he was received by officials from Pakistan’s defence and foreign ministries. […]

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Elections

Hafiz Saeed’s JuD to contest 2018 Pak general elections

Lahore: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed today confirmed that his organisation Jammat-ud-Dawah was planning to contest the 2018 general elections under the banner of Milli Muslim League which is yet to be registered in the Election Commission of Pakistan. Saeed, who was under house arrest since January this year, walked free on 24 November after […]

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US demands immediate re-arrest and prosecution of Hafiz Saaed

Washington: The US has demanded the immediate re-arrest and prosecution of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saaed, warning Islamabad that there would be “repercussions” for bilateral ties if it fails to take “decisive action” against the notorious terrorist. The banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) head, who carries a USD 10 million American bounty on his head for […]

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Hafiz Saeed has ‘blood on his hands’: Former CIA deputy director

Washington: Mumbai attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed has “blood on his hands”, and wants to bring extremism into the mainstream politics of Pakistan, a former top American spymaster said today. The Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) head and LeT founder, who has a USD 10 million American bounty on his head for terror activities, was freed by […]

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Pakistan justifies Hafiz Saeed’s release

Islamabad: Pakistan has justified the release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, claiming that Islamabad was committed to the implementation of UNSC sanctions regime on terrorists. The Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) head and LeT founder, who has a USD 10 million American bounty on his head for terror activities, was freed by Pakistan […]