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Islamic militancy emanates from Pakistan: Daily


December 5th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The review of Pakistan's security paradigm should start with Islamic militancy that emanates from within the country, a leading Pakistani daily has said while noting ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda ‘banker’ killed by security forces


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Nov 23 (IANS/AKI) Algerian security forces have killed a high-ranking Al-Qaeda militant known as the group's "banker".Izza Rezki, also known as Abou Djaffar, was killed Friday around 50 km from the ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghan leaders discuss security, cooperation (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (DPA) The leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan Wednesday called for greater cooperation in security and intelligence to tackle rising militancy that has rocked their countries. Afghan President Hamid Karzai ... Read more...

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ISI spreads its net in the north-east region


July 26th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, July 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is attempting to spread its network in the north east region , according to reports. It has been reported that ISI agents are now ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ISI spreading network in Tripura


July 19th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
(Agartala) Tripura, July 19 (ANI): Tripura Police has claimed Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) is expanding its network in the region following the arrest of spy Munir Khan and his accomplices on ... Read more...

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Uganda bombings: US worried over emergence of new Islamic terror group


July 13th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 13 (ANI): Sunday's devastating bomb blast in Ugandan capital Kampala, which killed over 70 persons, including an American aid worker, has worried the United States, as it fears that ... Read more...

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Somalia-based American jihadist using Rap music to attract Western recruits


May 20th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): Abu Mansoor al-Amriki, the American jihadist based in Somalia, has reportedly developed a new and unusual approach to attract Western Muslim recruits -- Hip-Hop.Over the past ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants to get enhanced relief


April 3rd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 3 (IANS) Kashmiri migrants living in Jammu and its adjoining areas will get enhanced relief from the government from this month. The amount has been increased to Rs.5,000 from ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 11 in Pakistan


March 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) A suspected US drone strike killed at least 11 militants Tuesday in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, an intelligence official said. Several more people were injured in ... Read more...

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US Congress told of unholy LET-ISI nexus


March 13th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Majority of think tanks and experts have informed the US Congress of the close coordination between the Lashkar-e-Toiba and the Inter Services Intelligence organization of ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims India supports insurgents


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar and Sajjad Malik Islamabad, Nov 22 (DPA) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has accused India of supporting insurgents in Pakistan, including areas bordering Afghanistan.Speaking with the DPA, Qureshi ... Read more...

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Eleven militants, one soldier killed in Pakistan


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 3 (DPA) Eleven militants and a soldier were killed Saturday in clashes in the northwestern tribal region of Pakistan that borders Afghanistan, a security official said. Fazal-ur-Rehman, a spokesman for ... Read more...

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Islamic militancy showing new signs of life in Bangladesh: CSM


July 30th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, July 30 (ANI): Islamic militancy is showing new signs of life in Bangladesh despite crackdowns.According to a Christian Science Monitor (CSM) report, terrorist groups are showing a persistence and resilience that ... Read more...

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NATO chief in Pakistan for security talks


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (DPA) NATO's secretary general was holding talks Thursday in Islamabad on Pakistan's increased cooperation in the fight against Islamic militancy and the security of a key supply route for ... Read more...

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Biden discusses Mumbai attacks with Zardari: NYT


January 10th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) US Vice President-elect Joseph R. Biden has discussed the Mumbai terror attacks blamed on Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in Islamabad, the New ... Read more...

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Zardari among Time magazine’’s ”20 People Who Mattered Most in 2008”


December 26th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari has made it to Time magazine''s new list of ''People Who Mattered''. Zardari ends 2008 as the President of a nuclear-armed nation ... Read more...

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India, Pak cannot afford to be engaged in full-fledged conventional war: Expert


December 14th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.14 (ANI): India and Pakistan cannot afford to engage themselves in a full-fledged conventional war or even the kind of eyeball-to-eyeball military brinkmanship they engaged in 2001-02, a political and ... Read more...

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Global spotlight on intelligence failure, politics of terror in India


November 29th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The 'India Rising' story, a favourite of papers around the world, may have taken a knock after the Nov 26 terror strike paralysed business capital Mumbai and ... Read more...

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Hindu group holds protests in Lucknow


November 17th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) A group of Hindu sadhus from Uttar Pradesh Monday staged a demonstration at the assembly complex here, accusing the Congress party of "framing" a number of them in ... Read more...

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Pakistani politician survives suicide attack; five killed (Lead)


October 2nd, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 2 (DPA) At least five people, including two policemen, were killed Thursday when a suicide bomber tried to target the head of the ruling party in Pakistan's militancy-hit North Western ... Read more...

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Pakistani politician survives suicide attack, four killed


October 2nd, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 2 (DPA) At least four people, including two policemen, were killed Thursday when a suicide bomber tried to target the head of the ruling party in Pakistan's militancy-hit North Western ... Read more...

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12 killed as Taliban, locals clash in Pakistan


September 30th, 2008 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed Monday when Taliban militants and local tribesmen exchanged heavy gunfire in Pakistan's restive tribal district of Bajaur, security officials said.The fighting started ... Read more...

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Pakistan coalition confident of Musharraf’s impeachment (Lead)


August 8th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, Aug 8 (DPA) Pakistan's ruling coalition said Friday it was comfortably placed in parliament to win an impeachment vote against beleaguered President Pervez Musharraf. "The impeachment requires 295 votes in the ... Read more...

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Coalition confident of winning Musharraf’s impeachment


August 8th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, Aug 8 (DPA) Pakistan's ruling coalition said Friday it was comfortably placed in parliament to win an impeachment vote against beleaguered President Pervez Musharraf. "The impeachment requires 295 votes in ... Read more...

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Pak Prez Musharraf to be impeached soon, says Nawazs aide


August 7th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): If sources close to former Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif are to be believed, at the make-or-break meeting between Nawaz and PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, it was ... Read more...

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Concerned over rising influence of Islamic militancy on Britons, UK doubles Pak aid


July 4th, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): In what is being described as the UKs concern over the influence of Islamic militancy on Britons of Pakistani origin, and its impact on British troops fighting ... Read more...

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Islamic militants free abducted Christians in Pakistan


June 22nd, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, June 22 (DPA) Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani Sunday said the government had secured the release of 16 members of the minority Christian community abducted by militants in the restive ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi court indicts 61 Islamists for militancy


May 16th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dhaka, May 16 (DPA) An anti-terrorist court in the northern hinterland in Bangladesh has indicted a record number of 61 activists from the outlawed Jamiatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for spreading Islamic militancy ... Read more...

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Pakistani government and Islamic militants agree on prisoner swap


May 14th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, May 14 (DPA) The government and Islamic militants were set to exchange dozens of prisoners Wednesday ahead of a formal peace deal between the sides in Pakistan's restive tribal areas bordering ... Read more...

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Pakistan parliament sworn in Monday under tight security


March 17th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Islamabad, March 17 (DPA) Pakistan's 13th National Assembly was sworn in Monday under tight security and hanging questions about who will lead the coalition government. Outgoing National Assembly speaker Amir Hussain chaired ... Read more...

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Tribal leaders fear militants may influence polls in FATA


November 29th, 2007 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Nov 29 (ANI): Tribal leaders in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have expressed apprehensions that the role of militant organisations here would seriously affect the January 8 general elections.You can ... Read more...

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Half in US want to freeze aid to Pakistan


November 23rd, 2007 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Almost half of the Americans want the Bush Administration to cut off monetary assistance to Pakistan until the state of emergency is lifted and democracy is restored in ... Read more...

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US concerned over Islamic militancy in Pakistan, says Negroponte


November 18th, 2007 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 18 (ANI): John Negroponte, the US Deputy Secretary of State, has said that the United States is concerned at Islamic militancy in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP), and believes ... Read more...

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Billions in jeopardy due to emergency in Pakistan: WSJ


November 14th, 2007 - 8:37 am ICT by admin
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Stopping US aid to Pak could be risky at this juncture: US official


November 14th, 2007 - 8:29 am ICT by admin
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