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US drone strike kills 4 in northwest Pakistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two others injured on Saturday morning when a US drone launched attacks in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North ... Read more...

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US acts on its own: Pakistani daily


August 27th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Drone strikes show that there has been no real change in the relations between the US and Pakistan, said a daily that criticised Washington for continuing ... Read more...

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Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report


August 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) American officials said they had strong indications that Badruddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani network, was killed in a drone strike Friday which ... Read more...

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17 killed in Pakistan drone strikes


August 24th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 17 suspected militants were killed Friday in drone strikes launched in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Five drones fired six missiles at ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons US diplomat to protest drone strikes


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday summoned a senior American diplomat and conveyed its protest over the recent drone strikes in the country's North Waziristan tribal region, the Pakistani ... Read more...

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US drones kill seven in Pakistan (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Seven people were killed in Pakistan Sunday in US drone strikes targetting suspected militants.At least two people were killed in a drone strike launched Sunday afternoon ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Eid on three days


August 19th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Eid will be celebrated on three separate days in different parts of Pakistan this year following a controversy over moon sighting, Dawn News reported Sunday.The North ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills five more in Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) At least five people were killed in a US drone strike launched early Sunday morning in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, said media reports.... Read more...

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No joint anti-terror operation with US: Pakistan


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistan has no plans to conduct a joint military operation with the US against the Taliban in the country, the army announced Friday.Army chief Gen ... Read more...

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Pakistan army faces militancy problem: Daily


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Army appears to have a militancy problem that is "hidden from the public because investigations and court martials are often carried out in secret", ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan to target Haqqani network


August 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US and Pakistani officials are considering joint counter-terrorism campaigns in Afghanistan and Pakistan that would target the Haqqani militant group, a media report said.The Haqqani ... Read more...

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11 killed in Pakistan drone strike (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) At least 11 suspected militants were killed late Monday in a drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, a media report ... Read more...

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UAE sends food parcels to Pakistan’s tribal region


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 20,000 food parcels costing a total of $1 million to be distributed among needy families in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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A million Pakistani kids to get anti-polio drops


July 16th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will administer anti-polio vaccine to nearly one million children in the militancy-hit tribal regions during a three-day national immunization campaign starting Monday, said officials.Janbaz ... Read more...

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One killed in attack on Pakistani police station


July 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and several held hostage Monday morning following a brazen attack launched by gunmen on a police station in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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Imran Khan warns of march over drone killings


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Imran Khan has said he will lead a peace march to north Waziristan to let the world know how the US was killing "innocent Pakistanis".Addressing a ... Read more...

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21 killed in Pakistan drone strikes (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least 21 suspected militants were killed Friday night in two drone strikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, media reports said.The first drone fired two missiles ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban bans polio vaccination


June 17th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Taliban militants have banned a polio vaccination programme in Pakistan over US drone attacks.The ban will adversely impact the already deteriorating health condition in North ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda No 2 dead: US


June 6th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Al Qaeda number two Abu Yahya al-Libi is dead, the White House said Tuesday.The US intelligence community believe it is a "serious blow" to the Al ... Read more...

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10 killed in Pakistan accident


June 5th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and seven others injured Tuesday when a truck fell into a deep ravine in Pakistan's northwest tribal region.The accident took ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons US envoy over drone strikes


June 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan's foreign ministry Tuesday summoned US Charge d'Affaires Richard Hoagland to lodge a formal protest over the series of drone strikes in the country, the ministry ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda strategist killed in Pakistan?


June 5th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Abu Yahya Al Libi, a top Al Qaeda militant may have been killed in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, the country's intelligence officials said Tuesday.Viewed ... Read more...

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Four jailed in Denmark for Mumbai-style terror plot


June 4th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 4 (IANS) Four men were Monday sent to jail by a court in Denmark after they were found guilty of plotting a Mumbai-style terror attack on a Copenhagen-based ... Read more...

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US drone kills four in Pakistan


May 26th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two injured in a US drone strike launched early Saturday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, Xinhua reported.According to a ... Read more...

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10 killed in Pakistan drone strike


May 24th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) At least 10 suspected militants were killed Thursday in a US drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, media reports said.Two missiles were fired by the ... Read more...

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Pakistani MPs oppose NATO arms supply


March 30th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A majority of Pakistani parliamentarians Friday urged the government not to allow transportation of arms and ammunition to foreign forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Participating in a ... Read more...

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Abducted Swiss couple found in Pakistan (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A Swiss couple, who had been kidnapped by Pakistan's Taliban last year in July, has been found in a town in North Waziristan by the ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Swiss couple found in Pakistan


March 15th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A Swiss couple, who had been kidnapped by Pakistan's Taliban last year in July, was found in North Waziristan by the Pakistani army, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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15 killed in two drone strikes in Pakistan (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) At least 15 suspected militants were killed Tuesday in two drone strikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, media reports said.In the first strike, drones ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Pakistan drone strike


March 13th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Tuesday in a drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, media reports said.According to Xinhua, most local media reports said ... Read more...

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Seven soldiers killed in Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Seven Pakistani soldiers died Friday when Taliban militants attacked their convoy in northwestern part of the country.They fired rockets on a convoy of security forces ... Read more...

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Sit-in against Pakistan drone strikes


February 26th, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Pakistanis who live near the Afghan border have launched a two-day sit-in here against US drone strikes in the country's tribal areas.The protesters ... Read more...

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Four die in US drone attack in Pakistan


February 9th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Four people were killed and two injured Thursday when a US drone fired missiles in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place early in ... Read more...

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10 die in drone strike in Pakistan


February 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a US drone launched two missiles in Pakistan's northwest tribal belt, a media report said.The missiles hit a ... Read more...

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Pakistan may allow US military trainers: US media (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan may invite US military trainers back "as early as April or May" but it has ruled out allowing US drones into the country again, ... Read more...

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