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UN medical team attacked in Pakistan


July 17th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Two people were injured after some unidentified men attacked a UN vehicle in a suburban area of Pakistan's Karachi city, Online news agency reported ... Read more...

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Ten injured in grenade attack at Imran’s rally


February 10th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Ten people, including four police personnel, were injured in a grenade attack and firing at a rally of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in Swabi area of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Newly-wed Pakistani couple dies of suffocation


February 8th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A newly-wed couple in a rural area of Pakistan's Islamabad city died of suffocation caused by gas leakage from a room heater, said police. They were ... Read more...

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13 die in drone strike in Pakistan (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) At least 13 people, including six foreigners, were killed Wednesday in a US drone attack in northwest Pakistan, a media report said.The US drone fired ... Read more...

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Fire engulfs Karachi’s cloth warehouse


January 6th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) A fire engulfed a cloth warehouse in an industrial area of Pakistan's Karachi city early Friday, Geo News reported. There were no reports of casualties.The incident ... Read more...

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US reports ‘credible but unconfirmed’ anniversary threat


September 9th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) US counter-terrorism officials are assessing "specific, credible but unconfirmed" information about a threat of an attack in New York City or Washington using a car or ... Read more...

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Two killed in Pakistan building collapse


August 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Two people were killed and dozens were injured Thursday when a five-storeyed building collapsed in a densely-populated area of Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Geo News ... Read more...

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Balochistan to lay 5,500 km of optic fibre cables


July 14th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) About 5,500 km of optic fibre cables will be laid in Pakistan's Balochistan province as part of a major telecommunication project.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Drone attack kills top militant in Pakistan


July 6th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Saif Ullah, an Australian national and a key supporter of slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, has been killed in a US drone attack in ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 11 suspected militants in Pakistan


June 20th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PARACHINAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's volatile tribal region killed at least eleven suspected militants on Monday, officials said.According to SAMAA TV, an unmanned aircraft launched four ... Read more...

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Pak-born Qaeda suspect revealed name of Osama’s key courier


May 5th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) subjected a Pakistan-born Al Qaeda suspect to harsh interrogation techniques in a secret prison in Poland to get the name of the mysterious ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills five militants in South Waziristan


March 9th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 9(ANI): Five militants were killed and several others wounded in a US drone attack on a compound in Data Khail area of Pakistan's South Waziristan Agency.Sources said the strike took ... Read more...

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Suicide blast in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


January 12th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) A suicide blast targeting a police station in Bannu district in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province reportedly caused several casualties Wednesday evening, a media report said."The suicide bomber ... Read more...

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Taliban attack Pakistan tribal area after Kayani’s visit


December 7th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Taliban militants fired rockets in Ladha area of Pakistan's North Waziristan agency after a joint visit by army chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and air ... Read more...

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Pakistan declares Afghan border region militant-free


December 6th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistan's security forces have managed to get more than 85 percent of the country's troubled Orakzai agency cleared from the militants to enable return of displaced people, authorities ... Read more...

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Will Osama be handed to US if caught in Pakistan? Musharraf unsure


November 20th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan may not have handed over Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden immediately to the US if he was caught on Pakistani soil with former president Pervez ... Read more...

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20 killed in US drone attack in Pakistan (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) At least 20 suspected militants were killed Tuesday in the Ghulam Khan area of Pakistan's northwestern tribal region when a US drone targeted a training ... Read more...

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Blast kills two in Pakistan


October 27th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) At least two people were killed and three injured in a powerful explosion at a peace committee meeting in northwestern Pakistan's Khyber agency Wednesday, a media ... Read more...

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Mumbai-style terror attack on European cities foiled (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A terror plot by Pakistan-based militants to launch Mumbai-style attacks in Britain and other European countries has been foiled by intelligence agencies, a media report said.Intelligence sources revealed ... Read more...

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Three Taliban men arrested for links to Times Square plot


September 9th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Police in Pakistan Wednesday said they had arrested three men allegedly having links with Faisal Shahzad, held in New York in May on charges of ... Read more...

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No troops deployment in Gilgit-Baltistan, says China


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) China has dismissed reports of the deployment of around 11,000 troops in the Gilgit area of Pakistan-controlled-Kashmir, saying they were fabricated stories designed to adversely impact ... Read more...

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17 killed, 11 injured in South Waziristan suicide bombing in mosque


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Wana (Pakistan), Aug 23(ANI): At least 17 people were killed and 11 other sustained serious injuries in a bombing at a mosque in Wana Bazaar area of Pakistan's South Waziristan Agency (SWA).Among ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Tribal Area Is The Hide Out Of Osama Bin Laden: CIA


June 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief, Leon Panetta has reported that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden has taken shelter in the rocky tribal areas ... Read more...

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US claims it has killed Al Qaeda’s No. 3 leader


June 1st, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): American intelligence agencies believe that they have killed Sheikh Sa'id al-Masri, alias Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, al Qaeda's No. 3 leader, in a recent missile strike in a tribal ... Read more...

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White House links Times Square bomb suspect, Pakistani Taliban


May 9th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 9 (IANS) Pakistani-American suspect in the failed Times Square bombing was likely working with the militant Taliban movement in Pakistan, President Barack Obama's top terrorism adviser said ... Read more...

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Pak doesn’t want any Indian military, intelligence presence in Afghanistan: Haqqani


April 17th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has said that his country would not want India to establish any military or intelligence base in Afghanistan, which would prove ... Read more...

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Two Sikhs kidnapped in Pakistan rescued


March 1st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistani security forces Monday rescued two Sikhs kidnapped by the Taliban in the country's restive northwest. A third kidnapped Sikh was beheaded by his captors after their ... Read more...

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Security personnel killed in PoK ’suicide’ attack


January 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, Jan.16: At least one security personnel was killed when a vehicle of the security forces was ambushed by the extremists in Rawalkot area of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Saturday.Confirming the ... Read more...

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Pakistani artists bring ‘Truck Art’ to India


December 31st, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Lanterns, mugs, cups, kettles and jugs painted in colourful floral patterns are just a few examples of Pakistan's well-known Truck Art tradition that have been brought here ... Read more...

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Pak still considers India the ‘real enemy’: Clinton


December 4th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI) : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that while Pakistan has initiated an all out war against the Taliban and other extremist organisations in Swat ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Al Qaeda terrorists being trained in Pakistan: British PM


November 17th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 17 (IANS) Hundreds of Al Qaeda terrorists remain in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan, continuing to receive explosives and weapons training in camps ... Read more...

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British mission in Afghanistan disabling Al Qaeda: Gordon Brown


November 16th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 16 (ANI): In a bid gather public support for the Afghanistan war, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is set to assert the deployment of British troops in that war-torn ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways to probe wrong India map in presentation


October 26th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) Qatar Airways Monday said it will hold an in-house inquiry after a map of India it displayed during a presentation here had a large part of Kashmir missing. ... Read more...

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15 militants killed in Pakistan


September 28th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Miranshah (Pakistan), Sept 28 (IANS) At least 15 militants and a security personnel were killed in fighting in South Waziristan area of Pakistan Monday, the Online news agency reported. The fighting started when ... Read more...

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British reporter freed, Afghan aide killed in raid (Lead)


September 9th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (DPA) A New York Times reporter taken captive by the Taliban at the weekend in northern Afghanistan was freed, but his Afghan translator and a civilian were killed ... Read more...

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