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Tremors rock Kashmir Valley, northwest Pakistan (Third Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Moderate intensity tremors rocked the Kashmir Valley as well as Pakistan's northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday morning. No loss of life has been reported so ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 flee fighting in northwestern Pakistan: UNHCR


March 31st, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 30 (IANS) An estimated 101,160 people, mostly women and children, have been displaced since Jan 20 when government troops began security operations against militant groups in Khyber Agency ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Pakistan suicide bombing (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) At least nine people, including two policemen and three suicide bombers, were killed Saturday when militants attacked a police office in northwestern Pakistan. Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Gunmen attack Pakistani school van, killing 6


September 13th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed on Tuesday when a group of gunmen attacked a school van in northwestern Pakistan, local media reported.According to reports, the attack ... Read more...

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Two dead, 14 hurt in Peshawar blast


July 1st, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Two people were killed and 14 others injured when a vehicle exploded Thursday night in northwestern Pakistan's Peshawar city, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred around 9.30 p.m. ... Read more...

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68 dead, 80 hurt in Pakistan twin bombings (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least 68 people were killed and over 80 injured Friday when two powerful explosions tore through a group of troopers who were boarding buses ... Read more...

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68 dead, 80 hurt in twin suicide blasts in Pakistan (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least 68 people were killed and over 80 were injured Friday in twin suicide bombings at a paramilitary training centre in Pakistan's Charsadda city, ... Read more...

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Eight die as militants open fire in Pakistan park (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 15 injured when militants opened fire at people doing morning exercise at a park in Quetta in southwest Pakistan, police ... Read more...

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7 militants killed in Pakistan


April 10th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Seven militants and a security personnel were killed in a gunfight in the northwestern Pakistan Sunday, media reports said.The clash broke out when a group of ... Read more...

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14 security officials killed in militant ambush in Pak’s Khyber tribal region


March 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 29(ANI): A militant ambush on a convoy of Pakistan security forces in the country's Khyber tribal region has left 14 officials dead.A senior security official said that the personnel ... Read more...

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Four men killed in Pakistan for allegedly collaborating with the US


March 21st, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): Four people have been killed in northwestern Pakistan for allegedly collaborating with the United States.The dead bodies of the men had pieces of paper on them, which sent out ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in clash with security forces in northwest Pakistan


March 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Mar 15(ANI): At least six militants were killed in a clash with security forces in northwestern Pakistan's Hangu district on Tuesday.The clash occurred when militants attacked a security forces' check ... Read more...

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Two NATO oil tankers destroyed in bomb explosion in Pak’s Khyber region


March 4th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Landi Kotal, Mar 4(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, two oil tankers were destroyed in a bomb explosion near the Torkham ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan bomb blast


February 18th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) At least one person was killed and four people were injured Friday when a car bomb exploded near a police station in northwestern Pakistan, police said.The driver of ... Read more...

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6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 24(ANI): A major earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Pakistan on Monday, the country's meteorological department said.The tremors were felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar at ... Read more...

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Pakistan demands drone technology from US


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Sunday said his country has asked the US to share its drone technology so as to enable Pakistan's military to hit ... Read more...

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7.3-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan


January 19th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 18(ANI): A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 hit various parts of Pakistan after midnight, the country's meteorological department has said.Chief Meteorologist Muhammed Riaz said the tremor continued its ... Read more...

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Top 10 global weather events in 2010


January 14th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) A panel of experts has ranked the top 10 global weather and climate events of 2010 as follows.According to Christian Science Monitor, voters considered the scope and unusualness ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan negotiating drone deal with US’


January 7th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Pakistan, which wants American drones for taking on militants, is still working on a deal with the US to acquire its own fleet of the surveillance aircraft, a ... Read more...

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Karzai ’strongly condemns’ suicide attack in northwestern Pak


December 26th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 26 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has condemned Saturday's deadly suicide bomb attack in northwestern Pakistan, in which dozens of people were killed at a World Food Programme project."I strongly ... Read more...

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Suicide attack in Pakistan affront to humanity: Obama (Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) US President Barack Obama condemned Saturday's suicide attack in northwestern Pakistan in which 44 people were killed, saying the terror strike is "an affront to humanity"."I strongly ... Read more...

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Obama condemns ‘outrageous’ suicide attack in northwestern Pak


December 26th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Honolulu, Dec 26 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has condemned Saturday's deadly suicide bomb strike in northwestern Pakistan as an "outrageous terrorist attack", in which dozens of people were killed ... Read more...

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US drone strikes kill 51 in Pakistan (Lead)


December 18th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 51 suspected militants were killed in three US drone strikes in northwestern Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said Saturday."All three attacks ... Read more...

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11 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan


December 10th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Eleven Taliban militants, including a rebel commander, were killed in fighting with the security forces in northwestern Pakistan, Xinhua reported Friday.Three militants and a rebel commander were ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani leadership lives in self-delusion’


November 19th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Meenakshi Iyer New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan is a victim of many delusions - a country where the army and civilian leadership "live in perpetual self-delusion" and take on "jihadist ... 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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Three die in Peshawar mosque blast (Lead)


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) At least three people were killed and more than 20 injured in a blast inside a mosque situated in northwestern Pakistan's Peshawar district Friday.The windowpanes ... Read more...

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IAEA informed about new N-plant in Pakistan: China


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) The Chinese government Tuesday said it had informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about the new nuclear reactor its state-owned nuclear firm is constructing in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard called in to investigate Pak politician Dr Farooq’s assassination


September 18th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Sept 18 (ANI): Scotland Yard counter-terrorism police have reportedly been called in to lead the assassination probe into the killing of a Pakistani politician and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founding leader, ... Read more...

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Militants free British journalist in Pakistan


September 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (DPA) A British journalist, held captive by militants in northwestern Pakistan for several months, has been freed, the foreign office in London said Thursday. Asad Qureshi, a British national of ... Read more...

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18 killed in Pakistan suicide blast (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) A powerful car bomb explosion in the family quarters of the police lines in Kohat city in northwestern Pakistan killed at least 18 people, including ... Read more...

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17 killed in Pakistan blast (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) A powerful explosion in the family quarters of the police lines in Kohat city in northwestern Pakistan Tuesday killed at least 17 people and injured over 40. The injured ... Read more...

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Choppers grounded as Pakistani flood victims face food shortages


August 9th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (DPA) Efforts to airlift aid to flood victims in northwestern Pakistan had to be halted due to bad weather Monday as tens of thousands of refugees faced food ... Read more...

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ISI-Taliban links “a concern” to US, says Gates


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2(ANI): The United States has acknowledged that the allegations that Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency is guiding the Taliban were "a concern"."There's no question about it (ISI-Taliban link concern), ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 3 in northwestern Pakistan


June 11th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (DPA) A suspected US drone aircraft Thursday fired two missiles into Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, killing three people, security officials said. The attack took place near ... Read more...

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