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Eight suspected militants killed in Pak’s Orakzai Agency


May 8th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (NWFP, Pakistan), May 8 (ANI): Pakistan security forces on Saturday killed at least eight suspected militants in the Orakzai Agency.The Dawn quoted official sources, as saying that after the security ... Read more...

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Cautious optimism in New Delhi on the eve of Indo-Pak talks


February 24th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): On the eve of India-Pakistan foreign secretary level talks, New Delhi is cautiously optimistic over the outcome of the dialogue. The apparent trust deficit, which increased ... Read more...

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Bomb blast kills six in Peshawar, Taliban claims responsibility


August 17th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (NWFP, Pakistan), Aug.17 (ANI): At least six people were killed in a car bomb explosion that took place near a petrol station in the tribal dominated area of Charssada on ... Read more...

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Now, Taliban send threats to Mansehra beauty parlours


August 17th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mansehra (NWFP, Pakistan), Aug.17 (ANI): Militants, purportedly affiliated to the Taliban, have sent threatening letters to two beauty parlours here, asking them to close their businesses or face the consequences.Official sources ... Read more...

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18 bullet-riddled bodies of Taliban discovered in Swat


August 16th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (NWFP, Pakistan), Aug.16 (ANI): Pakistan army sources on Sunday said they had recovered the bullet-riddled bodies of 18 Taliban militants from some locations in the Swat Valley."Eighteen dead bodies of ... Read more...

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Army to stay in Swat until normalcy returns: Gilani


August 11th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Malakand (NWFP, Pakistan) Aug.11 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said security forces would remain in war ravaged Swat Valley until displaced people are rehabilitated and normalcy returns to ... Read more...

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Freed of Taliban terror, displaced girl resumes study in a tent school


May 25th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mardan (NWFP, Pakistan), May 25 (ANI): Sixtenn-year-old Aleema has restarted her education after it was stopped due to life threats from Taliban bombing of a girls' schools in Swat valley."I ... Read more...

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22000 refugees stream into strife-hit NWFP hospital


May 7th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mardan (NWFP, Pakistan), May 7 (ANI): Over 22,000 refugees have asked for help in the Mardan area of Pakistan's strife-hit North West Frontier Province alone, and most of them in the ... Read more...

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18 security men among 20 killed in Hangu attack


April 18th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu (NWFP, Pakistan), Apr.18 (ANI): Twenty people were killed including 18 security personnel and scores others injured in a suicide attack at a security check post here on Saturday.According to sources, the ... Read more...

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Suspicious car enters Peshawar University


April 17th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (NWFP, Pakistan), Apr.17 (ANI): Security has been put on high alert at the Peshawar University amid reports about entry of a suspicious black vehicle in the campus.A suspect has been taken ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban threatens to blow up NWFP schools


February 11th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar/Khar (NWFP, Pakistan), Feb.11 (ANI): The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday threatened to destroy all schools in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) if government troops did not leave the area within ... Read more...

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278 NWFP families refuse to take `un-Islamic anti-polio drops


January 26th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (NWFP, Pakistan), Jan.26 (ANI): At least 278 families in the North West Frontier Provinces (NWFP) Upper Dir district have refused to let their children be given anti-polio medicine, describing the ... Read more...

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More than 200 detained after Pakistan restaurant blast


March 16th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) Islamabad police Sunday detained more than 200 people, a day after a blast at a restaurant here killed one Turkish woman and wounded 11 people, eight of them ... Read more...

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