Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
July 2015 - Pakistan Special Weapons News
- Pakistan: Afghan Peace Talks 'Postponed' RFE/RL 30 Jul 2015 -- Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has announced that peace talks scheduled for July 31 between Afghan government negotiators and Taliban representatives have been postponed due to reports of the death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar.e
- India Tightens Pakistan Border Control After Punjab Attack Sputnik 27 Jul 2015 -- Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that authorities have tightened control on the border with Pakistan after a terrorist attack.
- Afghan Peace Talks to Resume in Pakistan, Official Says VOA 25 Jul 2015 -- Afghanistan's government and Taliban officials will meet again in Pakistan next week for a second round of peace negotiations aimed at ending the deadly conflict in their strife-torn country, a top Pakistani security official told VOA.
- Pakistan shows concerns over 'Indian offensive posture' People's Daily 19 Jul 2015 -- Pakistan on Sunday expressed deep concern over the 'unprovoked ceasefire violations' by the Indian security forces at the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region and the offensive posture adopted during the last few days.
- Pakistan urges UN to investigate truce violation on India border Press TV 17 Jul 2015 -- Pakistan has called for the United Nations peacekeeping force stationed on its border with India to investigate recent ceasefire violations in the region.
- Pakistan airstrikes kill 14 militants near Afghan border Press TV 14 Jul 2015 -- The Pakistani military says its forces have killed 14 pro-Taliban militants in airstrikes near the country's border with Afghanistan.
- India, Pakistan Hail Shanghai Group As New Economic Axis RFE/RL 11 Jul 2015 -- India and Pakistan, the newest prospective members of a growing economic club formed by Russia and China in the Eurasian region, have hailed the emergence of an economic axis not centered around the West.
- India-Pakistan Tensions Ease After Leaders Meet VOA 10 Jul 2015 -- A meeting between Indian and Pakistani leaders on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit in Russia on Friday produced a thaw in tense relations between the South Asian rivals.
- Pakistan Hosts First Afghan, Taliban Peace Talks RFE/RL 08 Jul 2015 -- Pakistan's government says a meeting on July 7 between Afghan government and Afghan Taliban representatives ended with an agreement to continue talks toward achieving peace and reconciliation.
- Pakistan Hosts Ground-breaking Afghan Peace Talks VOA 07 Jul 2015 -- Pakistan says it hosted a meeting Tuesday night between the Afghan government and representatives of the Taliban as part of Islamabad's commitment "to facilitate an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process,' a foreign ministry statement said Wednesday.
- Afghan delegates in Pakistan for direct talks with Taliban Press TV 07 Jul 2015 -- An Afghan government delegation has arrived in Pakistan to hold direct talks with representatives of the Taliban militant group.
- Russia, Pakistan Negotiating on Military Mi-35 Helicopters Deal Sputnik 06 Jul 2015 -- Russia and Pakistan might sign an agreement on selling the combat Mi-35 helicopters to Islamabad.
- Four Pakistani troops killed in clashes with Taliban Press TV 05 Jul 2015 -- At least four Pakistani soldiers have been killed in a shootout with a group of pro-Taliban militants in the country's rugged northwestern tribal region close to the border with Afghanistan.
- Pakistan Army Officer, Dozen Others Killed In Suspicious Train Accident RFE/RL 03 Jul 2015 -- At least 14 people including a senior army officer were killed July 2 when a train carrying more than 200 fell into a canal in Pakistan after the partial collapse of a bridge.
- Afghanistan Protests Clashes on Pakistan Border VOA 02 Jul 2015 -- Afghanistan has lodged an official complaint with Pakistan over a deadly border clash this week between security forces along their shared border. The incident could imperil a recent thaw in bilateral relations, although Islamabad has downplayed it and vowed to help sustain Kabul's peace and reconciliation efforts.
Join the GlobalSecurity.org mailing list