Military ordered to eliminate militants: PM takes the nation into confidence
Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday announced a full-fledged military operation against militants in Swat, Buner and Malakand Division by calling army to eliminate militants after failing to restore peace in NWFP despite signing the controversial Nizam-e-Adl Regulation last month more... (BR)
Kayani vows 'decisive ascendancy'
The top brass of Pakistan Army has expressed resolve to deal with the militancy in Swat and other district of Malakand without withdrawing troops from eastern border more... (BR)
US troops won't be sent to Pakistan: Gates
There are no plans to deploy US ground troops to Pakistan, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday, despite concerns over increasing violence between Pakistani troops and Taliban militants. Speaking to about 300 Marines at Camp Leatherneck in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, Gates assured them that they wouldn't be fighting in the neighbouring sovereign nation more... (BR)