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3 militiamen, over 20 militants killed in Pakistan clashes


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three militiamen and over 20 militants were killed in clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Bajaur Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Donkey bomb: New trick by Afghan militants kills cop


August 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) A new tactic of using an innocent donkey as a bomb carrier in Afghanistan took everyone by surprise Monday when a blast killed a police ... Read more...

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ISAF commander meets Pakistan army chief (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) General John R. Allen Thursday called on Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to discuss issues related ... Read more...

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Karzai again calls for national reconciliation


July 13th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has repeated his call to the Taliban to put down arms and join the process of national reconciliation in the ... Read more...

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20 Afghan militants killed


May 28th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 28 (IANS) Over 20 Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan during military operations, the interior ministry said Monday.The Afghan police, army and the NATO-led coalition forces launched ... Read more...

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Pentagon condemns US soldiers posing with Afghan corpses


April 18th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon E. Panetta Wednesday rejected the conduct depicted in two-year-old photos of several US soldiers posing with corpses of Afghan militants, released in ... Read more...

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22 Afghan militants give up arms


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 4 (IANS) Twenty-two Afghan militants gave up arms and handed over their weapons to the authorities Sunday, an official said.The security situation in Baghlan province will be further ... Read more...

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17 Afghan militants captured


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 2 (IANs) Seventeen Taliban militants were captured in Afghanistan and large quantities of explosives and drugs were seized from them by the Afghan and NATO-led forces, the interior ... Read more...

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Afghan militants killed in failed bombing attempt


December 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 19 (IANS) A major disaster was averted in Afghanistan Monday when two suspected Taliban suicide bombers were killed as their explosive devices went off prematurely before they ... Read more...

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Afghan militants abduct 30 kids


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Thirty Pakistani children, who accidentally entered Afghanistan while celebrating Eid, were kidnapped by militants, a media report said Friday.Afghan militants kidnapped the 30 children who crossed ... Read more...

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25 Pakistani troopers killed in Taliban attack: Army


August 27th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Several hundred Taliban militants from Afghanistan Saturday launched a cross-border attack at several border check-points in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, killing 25 security personnel, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan expresses concern over incursions NATO, Afghan militants


June 18th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistan on Friday said it has lodged a protest with the United States and Afghanistan over border incursions by NATO aircraft and Afghan militants, the Foreign Ministry said.The ... Read more...

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Afghan militants have entered Pak to launch terror activities: Rehman Malik


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 3 (ANI): Illegal migrants from Afghanistan are involved in terrorist activities in Pakistan, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has claimed."Terrorists from Afghanistan have entered our country to carry out terrorist ... Read more...

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Warring Kurram tribesmen wary Pak military’s hand behind Haqqani group mediation


October 21st, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 21 (ANI): That the Haqqani network has entered the Kurram peace talks between warring sectarian tribes, trying to play the peace broker, should be good news for locals, but they ... Read more...

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US ‘extremely concerned’ over ISI role in ’supporting terrorist groups’


October 8th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Top US defence officials have expressed concerns that some elements of Pakistan's spy agency may be involved in improper interactions with the Taliban and other insurgent groups, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘double game’ prompts call for US policy review


July 27th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 27 (IANS) Revelations about what the US media called "Pakistan's Double Game" of providing Afghan militants "A Sanctuary for Terror" while taking billions in aid from the ... Read more...

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Pak has no option but to win ‘war on terror’: Malik


July 13th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 13 (ANI): Criticising the international community for the lack of support in the ongoing 'war on terror', Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that his country has no option ... Read more...

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Malik blames Afghan extremists for Mohmand suicide attack


July 13th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Blaming Afghan militants for last week's deadly suicide attack in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas' (FATA) Mohmand District, which killed more than 100 people, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman ... Read more...

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15 insurgents killed by their own bombs in Afghan mosque


June 27th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 27 (DPA) Eight Arab, five Pakistani and two Afghan militants were killed when bombs they were making exploded prematurely inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, the interior ministry said ... Read more...

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Pak, Afghan militants taking control of Somalia’s radical Al-Shabab movement


June 9th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), June 9(ANI): Somali intelligence officials, analysts and former Al-Shabab fighters have said that foreign fighters from Pakistan and Afghanistan are gaining influence inside the country's Al-Shabab militia.Al-Shabaab is said ... Read more...

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Pak PM Gilani says India needs to provide more evidence on Lashkar role in 26/11


April 13th, 2010 - 9:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): Interacting with media at a roundtable meeting here, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Monday he needed more evidence from India about the Lashkar-e-Toiba militant group being ... Read more...

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Moscow subway bombers may have links with Pak-Afghan militants: Lavrov


March 30th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar.30 (ANI): Suggesting foreign involvement in Monday's twin blasts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that the female suicide bombers who targeted the city's subway system might have links with ... Read more...

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Iran’s militant training camps “a drop in ocean” compared to Pak ones


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Mar 22(ANI): Amidst reports that Iranian security officials are training Afghan militants to carry out terror attacks, it is being claimed there were only modest training camps in that ... Read more...

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Afghan militants developing cheaper, deadlier bombs to hit international troops


February 3rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb. 3 (ANI): In a bid to cause maximum damage to international troops stationed in Afghanistan, Al Qaeda and Taliban militants are developing new, more sophisticated and more powerful roadside ... Read more...

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‘Pak’s concern over influx of Afghan militants following US troop surge exaggerated’


January 5th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 5 (ANI): The Pakistani fears about a fresh influx of Afghan militants into their territory following the deployment of 30,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan are exaggerated, as insurgents in that ... Read more...

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Missing Australian Army dog found after year in Afghan desert


November 13th, 2009 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 13 (RIA Novosti) An Australian Army sniffer dog has been found alive and well after spending 14 months in the Afghan desert, media reports said. Sabi, a four-year-old black Labrador, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s spy agency has lost control over terror groups: US


October 12th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency may "have lost enormous control over" some terror outfits that it backed "to gain leverage in Pakistan's efforts to ... Read more...

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Muslim Khan ’sings like a canary’, reveals hideouts of important Taliban leaders


September 13th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.13 (ANI): Following the arrest of the Swat Taliban spokesperson Muslim Khan along with some key members of the outfit, it is being speculated that the noose around their chief ... Read more...

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‘Foreign hands’ involved in attack on Sri Lanka cricket team: Pak Interior Ministry


July 15th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 15 (ANI): The Pakistan government has claimed the involvement of 'foreign hands' in the terror strike on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore in March this year, in ... Read more...

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Military offensive not against tribals, says Pakistani minister


July 4th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) The military operation in northwest Pakistan is not against any tribal group but targets the Taliban led by Baitullah Mehsud, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said, ... Read more...

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Pakistan seals border with Afghanistan, clamps curfew


July 4th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Miranshah (Pakistan), July 3 (IANS) Pakistan has sealed its South Waziristan border with Afghanistan and imposed a curfew there to prevent Afghan militants from infiltrating into its territory in the wake ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban may enter Pakistan, warns Gilani


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Thursday warned against possible infiltration of Afghan militants into Pakistan in the wake of fresh offensives by the US and NATO ... Read more...

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World powers trying to divide Pakistan, says NWFP Governor


June 29th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 29 (ANI): NWFP Governor Owais Ahmed Ghani has said that there is a "great game" being played in the region, and some world powers were trying to divide Pakistan.He ... Read more...

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Obama must tell Pak that War on Terror is for its own survival


February 21st, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.21 (ANI): In the coming weeks, President Barack Obama will have to look at ways to convince Pakistan that the fight against extremists in that country and in neighboring ... Read more...

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Pentagon advises Obama to focus more on Paks terror camps than Afghanistan


February 4th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.4 (ANI): The United States may change its strategy on Afghanistan, and focus more on dismantling the terror training camps in Pakistan. According to The Nation, the Pentagons top military officers ... Read more...

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