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Omar says ‘mass graves’ are only unmarked graves


September 27th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday denied the existence of "mass graves" in the state, saying these were only unmarked graves.Delivering a long speech ... Read more...

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Slain LeT leader was not given surrender option: Army


September 15th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abdullah Uni, shot dead by security forces two days back, was not given an offer to surrender, the Indian Army said Thursday. It ... Read more...

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Court extends remand of Sopore woman student


July 20th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) A local court Tuesday extended the remand of a woman student arrested on charges of working for separatist guerrillas in north Kashmir's Sopore town."Sopore police arrested ... Read more...

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US drone attacks Pak making women, kids “psychologically ill”: Tribal council


March 9th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Wana, Mar 9(ANI): A grand jirga of Ahmedzai Wazirs has demanded an immediate end to the US drone campaign against local and foreign militants on Pakistani soil, saying that the strikes are ... Read more...

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Pakistan clashes kill 11 soldiers, 24 militants (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Fierce clashes between the Taliban militants and security personnel at five security checkposts in Pakistan's restive northwest left 11 soldiers and 24 militants dead Friday, an official ... Read more...

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‘Pak Army waiting for “appropriate time” to launch N. Waziristan operation’


November 26th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 26 (ANI): Despite US pressure, Pakistan will not launch a military offensive in the North Waziristan region until it has completed its operation in Orakzai, stabilised Swat and Bajaur, and ... Read more...

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`Devastating impact if West terror strike traced to Pakistan’


October 7th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A terror attack in the West that is traced back to Pakistan "could have devastating consequences" for the country, said an editorial in a leading Pakistani daily.An editorial ... Read more...

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5 major check-in areas at European airports were targets of Mumbai-style attacks: US official


October 6th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Check-in areas in at least five major European airports were among the possible targets of a suspected Mumbai-style European terror attack plot, according to a US law enforcement ... Read more...

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Eight German al-Qaeda terrorists killed in US drone attack in Pakistan


October 5th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): Eight German militants, who were taking training from the Taliban, have reportedly been killed in a U.S. missile strike close to the Afghan border in Pakistan.According ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda linked group claims Mogadishu suicide blasts


September 10th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 10 (IANS/AKI) Al-Qaeda-linked insurgent group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Thursday at Mogadishu airport. At least 13 people were killed and scores were wounded when two explosives-filled ... Read more...

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Security forces kill two militants in a Kashmir encounter


June 19th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), June 19 (ANI): Security forces gunned down two Harakat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) militants in an encounter on in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla District.The encounter which started on Thursday evening ... Read more...

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Security forces kill two militants in Kashmir


June 18th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 18 (ANI): Security Forces on Friday gunned down two suspected foreign militants in Baramulla District of Jammu and Kashmir.The encounter which started late on Thursday evening concluded Friday morning.All ... Read more...

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Only 500 militants active in Kashmir: State police chief


June 15th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Only about 500 insurgents, about 40 percent of them foreign militants, are still active in Jammu and Kashmir and peace is not far from the ... Read more...

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Troops kill 19 militants in Afghanistan


June 9th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 9 (IANS) Afghan and NATO-led troops killed 19 militants in separate overnight operations in Afghanistan's eastern Paktika province, officials said Wednesday. The joint forces eliminated eight militants in Omna ... Read more...

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Six foreign guerrillas killed in Kashmir


May 31st, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) Six separatist guerrillas, all foreigners, were killed in two separate gunfights in north Kashmir Monday, police said. Two foreign militants were killed in a gunfight with the security forces ... Read more...

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Reports: Pakistani Taliban leader killed in clash with Afghan forces


May 27th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A top leader of the Pakistani Taliban was reportedly killed in a clash with Afghan forces on Wednesday, according to local media reports on Thursday.Geo News Television reported ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills four in Pakistan


April 16th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (DPA) A US drone strike Friday killed at least four people in Pakistan's troubled northwestern tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, an intelligence official said. The attack was carried out in Tolkhel ... Read more...

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US drone strikes in Waziristan, 10 militants killed


March 17th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) At least 10 militants were killed and four wounded in two consecutive US drone strikes Wednesday in North Waziristan, military sources said. About eight missiles were ... Read more...

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Osama’s close aide arrested in Pakistan


March 8th, 2010 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 8 (IANS) Dreaded terrorist Osama bin Laden's close aide and a top Al Qaeda leader was arrested from the outskirt of Pakistan's southern port city Karachi. Pakistani security forces with the ... Read more...

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15 killed in US drone strike in North Waziristan


January 17th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) At least 15 militants were killed and five others were seriously injured in a US drone strike in North Waziristan Sunday that apparently targeted Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) ... Read more...

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Suspected US strike kills 14 in Pakistan


October 24th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike killed at least 14 people in Pakistan's troubled northwestern region bordering Afghanistan Saturday, media reports said. The attack targeted a Taliban hideout in ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda looks to set up safe havens in Yemen


October 10th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa (Yemen), Oct. 10 (ANI): Al Quada is exploiting the poverty, conflict and corruption in Yemen to set up safe havens in the country."The threat level from al-Qaeda is now critical," ... Read more...

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Pak security forces nab twelve foreign militants


August 28th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Ghazi Khan (Punjab, Pakistan), Aug.28 (ANI): Pakistan security forces have reportedly arrested 12 foreign militants from the border between NWFP and Punjab on Friday.The militants were arrested from the Tarmeen ... Read more...

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Suspected US missile strike kills eight Taliban in Pakistan


July 8th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike on a Taliban bastion in north-western Pakistan killed at least eight militants Wednesday, an intelligence official said. Six missiles fired allegedly by US ... Read more...

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Over 1,300 militants killed in Pakistan operation, says official


June 7th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have killed 1,305 militants, including 40 suicide bombers, since the operation began against the Taliban in the country's northwest, the Online news agency said ... Read more...

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Swat offensive incomplete till top Taliban commanders killed: ISPR


June 7th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jun.7 (ANI): The military offensive against the Taliban and other extremist groups in the Swat Valley would not be complete unless the top Taliban commanders are killed or nabbed, the ... Read more...

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Pak Army kills 17 extremists in last 24 hours


June 6th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, June 6 (ANI): Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Athar Abbas has said that during the last 24 hours, at least 17 militants have been killed in Sarsanai, and added the militants ... Read more...

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Taliban’s new tactic come out, fire and disappear


May 31st, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Buner (Pakistan), May 31 (ANI): The Pakistan Army might be claiming that it has gained a substantial hold of several areas in Buner and its adjacent regions, but the military is ... Read more...

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Pak Army still struggling to gain full control over Buner


May 21st, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 21 (ANI): The Pakistan Army is still trying to assert its full control in the NWFP's Buner District.The security forces have failed to completely flush out the Taliban from ... Read more...

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Taliban commander surrenders in Pakistan


May 2nd, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (Xinhua) A senior Pakistani Taliban commander Saturday surrendered to the authorities in the country's tribal region, TV reports said. Security forces Saturday surrounded the house of Iftikhar Ahmed Khan, ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 foreign militants holed up in tribal areas: Malik


April 21st, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 21 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister's Interior Affairs Advisor Rehman Malik on Tuesday said that over 10,000 foreign militants were taking refuge in the tribal areas."Afghan currency and arms are ... Read more...

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Five children including 17 others killed in suicide attack in North Waziristan


April 4th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.4 (ANI): At least 17 persons including five children were reportedly killed and several others injured in a suicide attack in North Waziristan's Miranshah area on Saturday.According to sources, a suicide ... Read more...

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Thirteen killed, six others injured in US drone strike in North Waziristan


April 4th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr.4 (ANI): At least thirteen persons were reportedly killed and six others injured in a suspected US drone strike in Datakhel area of Northern Waziristan on Saturday, The Dawn reported.According to ... Read more...

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12 killed, several others injured in US drone strike in FATA’s Orakzai Agency


April 1st, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.1 (ANI): At least twelve suspected terrorists were killed and several others were injured in US drone strike in the Orakzai Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on ... Read more...

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Two foreign militants killed in Kashmir gunfight


March 30th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Two foreign militants of the Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit were gunned down in a south Kashmir gun battle with security forces Monday, the police said. Army troops in a ... Read more...

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