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Armed terrorists storm five-star hotel in Pakistan, one person killed in attack

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 15:46

Gunshots were heard as a group of armed gunmen stormed a private five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani port-city of Gwadar, officials confirmed. At least one person has been killed ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Worst incident of terrorism against tourists in history

editor editor- June 23, 2013 13:58

"I want to leave this bastard land of the Taliban for any other country, even for a desert", said a source when he told eTN about the killing of 10 ... Read More

Pakistan again takes a stand against the Taliban

editor editor- May 11, 2013 06:39

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Who says Pakistan bows down to Taliban and radical forces? Read More

Czech tourists kidnapping: no contact established with kidnappers

editor editor- March 18, 2013 04:33

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Two Czech women were kidnapped in Pakistan as they traveled to India by bus in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan. Read More

Czech tourists abducted from Pakistan shifted to Afghanistan by Taliban

editor editor- March 16, 2013 01:53

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Two female Czech tourists who were abducted from Chagai Balochistan Pakistan have been shifted to Afghanistan by Taliban, confirmed the Czech Foreign Ministry. Read More

Cracks in Tehrik Taliban Pakistan are resulting in deadlock for peace talks

editor editor- March 9, 2013 01:35

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - “Tehrik Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is facing internal rifts and leadership crises. Cracks have appeared in its leadership as well as among its various sub-groups. Read More

Qadri threating radicalism in Pakistan or the entire structure of the State?

editor editor- January 17, 2013 03:18

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (DND) - A new political history is being written in Pakistan as thousands of people are sitting outside of its parliament for the last four days in a ... Read More

Pakistan school girl shot by Taliban deserves Nobel Peace Prize

editor editor- October 26, 2012 09:18

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Malala Yousufzai is a symbol of undeterred courage to confront forces of oppression and bigotry, and she has become a global symbol for peace. Read More

Revealing information surfacing about Benghazi’s US consulate attack

editor editor- September 19, 2012 01:27

NATO authorities and a majority of international media claimed that the Taliban attacked the Halmand base camp from outside, while Taliban sources claimed that they entered inside the base with ... Read More

Taliban killed 22 more in Mansehra

editor editor- August 17, 2012 02:17

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On the same day the Taliban attacked the air force base of Pakistan in Kamra, they also killed 22 passengers in Naran Valley. Read More

Pakistan government fears widespread attacks in cities

editor editor- August 14, 2012 06:08

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The murder of young singer Ghazala Javed in Peshawar confirmed how much the Taliban is present and how strong it is in the Pakhtun belt of Pakistan. Read More

US-Pakistan relations gearing up

editor editor- August 3, 2012 05:28

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) – After a lull, US-Pakistan relations are achieving a new dimension when, despite stiff opposition of the right wing Islamist political and religious parties, the Pakistan Read More

Taliban consolidating to recapture Swat

editor editor- June 29, 2012 07:44

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - Terror may be heading back to Swat Valley in Pakistan, after Taliban leader, Fazlullah, who almost succeeded in controlling Nuristan and Kunar in Afghanistan, vowed to ... Read More

Central Asia ready to combat post-2014 Afghanistan scenario but not Pakistan

editor editor- May 15, 2012 07:17

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - US President Barack Obama along with Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced US withdrawal strategy. Read More

Terrorism and Taliban winning over tourism in Pakistan

editor editor- April 9, 2012 13:29

ISLAMABAD - It looks like terrorism is winning again over tourism in Pakistan, and the most beautiful and peaceful valley of Pakistan, which is Gilgit-Baltistan, is now not far away ... Read More

Swiss tourists claim they escaped from Taliban

editor editor- March 16, 2012 09:13

Two Swiss tourists have been found safe and well after an eight-month ordeal as hostages of the Pakistani Taliban. Read More

Taliban gunmen storm Kabul Intercontinental Hotel

editor editor- June 29, 2011 07:02

At least six Taliban gunmen and bombers attacked a famous Kabul hotel where senior Afghan officials were staying, waging a battle with security forces that lasted for hours. Read More

Rumours of Taliban in Kashmir hurting tourism

editor editor- October 22, 2009 05:36

Srinagar – J&K CM Omar Abdullah agreed with the representative of tourist trade that rumours spread and exaggerated through international media regarding presence of Taliban in Kashmir has affected Read More

Pakistan eyes Swat tourism after Taliban

editor editor- June 8, 2009 04:01

KALAM, Pakistan — Pakistan's Kalam may have been rid of Taliban rebels only days ago, but there are trout in the streams, the peaks are pristine and -- God willing ... Read More

Al-Qaida, Pakistani Taliban eyed in Marriott bomb

editor editor- September 22, 2008 05:20

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Rescuers pulled more bodies from the shell of the truck-bombed Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Sunday, pushing the death toll from one of the country's worst ... Read More

Country within a country – Taliban in Northwest Pakistan

editor editor- May 2, 2008 05:33

Swat, Pakistan (eTN) - It was November 2007. Thousands of people were desperately trying to reach a huge area along the bank of River Swat in the idyllic Swat district ... Read More