Pakistan’s push to curb armed militant groups reflected an urgent need for stability.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for “decisive” action by Pakistan against a militant group behind a deadly suicide attack in a border area, saying failure to act could jeopardize relations.
Pakistan plans to take action against militant groups operating on its soil, a minister said on Monday.
Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing detonated in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday, an interior ministry statement said.
Indian forces detain 23 men suspected of links to the group behind the bombing.
A senior Abu Sayyaf operative and four members surrender to authorities.
Egyptian Christians bury six members of the same family who were shot dead.
Malaysia has detained seven people for suspected militant-linked activities.
IS claims responsibility for an attack the previous day in the Belgian city of Liege.
A hostage crisis at a high-security jail in Indonesia ends.