2017 February 25

Archive for February 25th, 2017

Pakistan, Afghanistan to Hold Counterterror Talks

February 25, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan disclosed Saturday that it is engaged in negotiations with Afghanistan on developing a joint mechanism to address mutual cross-border terrorism concerns, and both sides could formalize a deal next week.

Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister's adviser on …

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Officials: Pakistani Religious Schools Increasingly Linked to Afghan Taliban

February 25, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � When Afghan intelligence officials, assisted by international investigators, probed a terror attack last month that killed five Emirati diplomats in Kandahar, they traced the suspects to a conservative religious seminary in Pakistan.

"The attack was planned in Mawlawi …

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