US slaps sanctions on Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief, designates him global terrorist

Mehsud was designated as a 'Specially Designated Global Terrorist' by the US Department of State on Tuesday.


Washington/Islamabad: The US has slapped sanctions on the chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Noor Wali Mehsud and designated him as a global terrorist, as the Trump administration unveiled new tools to pursue terror suspects, their financiers and supporters globally.


Mehsud was designated as a...