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10 killed, 40 hurt in Pakistan car bombing (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured in a car bomb blast that ripped through a market area Monday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region ... Read more...

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10 killed, 40 injured in Pakistan blast


September 10th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured in a blast Monday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, Geo News reported.The ... Read more...

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10 abducted, six vehicles torched in Pakistan


July 18th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Ten people were kidnapped and six vehicles were set afire by armed men who attacked a convoy of truck's in Pakistan's northwest.The attack took place Sunday ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden was located in Pak’s Abbottabad city: 2008 US study


May 4th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): A study conducted by a US university in 2008 reveals that there was a high probability Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden staying in Pakistan's Abbottabad city.According to the ... Read more...

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When Pakistan denied Osama was in Pakistan


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) As late as six months ago, Pakistan vehemently denied that Osama bin Laden was hiding in its territory.An unnamed NATO official said Oct 18, ... Read more...

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Ten schoolchildren kidnapped in Pak’s Kurram region freed following negotiations


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Parachinar, April 2(ANI): The ten schoolchildren kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Kurram earlier on Saturday have been released following negotiations between a local jirga and the ... Read more...

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Ten schoolchildren kidnapped in Pak’s Kurram region


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Parachinar, April 2(ANI): Ten schoolchildren have been abducted by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Kurram.According to government sources, the kidnappers whisked away ten students from outside the ... Read more...

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Seven killed in bus attack in northwest Pak


March 13th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Mar 13(ANI): Seven people were killed and seven others wounded when unidentified assailants opened fire on a passenger bus in the northwest Pakistani district of Hangu on Sunday.The bus was travelling ... Read more...

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Militants torch plane in Pakistan


October 20th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Militants Tuesday torched a plane in Pakistan, a media report said.The aircraft, which belonged to a private airline company, was parked at an airport in Parachinar, the headquarter ... Read more...

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NATO investigating ‘cross-border air strike killing 3 Pak troops’ claims


September 30th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sep 30 (ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has stated that it is investigating claims by Pakistani security officials that three of their soldiers were killed in a cross-border attack ... Read more...

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Suicide attack kills 11 in Pakistan, injures dozens (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (DPA) At least 11 people were killed and scores injured in a suicide bombing that ripped through a gathering of Shia Muslims in the Pakistan-administered Kashmir region Sunday, ... Read more...

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Blast kills six in Pakistan


December 27th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (DPA) An explosion tore through the house of a government employee in Pakistan's troubled Kurram tribal district Sunday, killing him and five other family members, an official said. The ... Read more...

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Sectarian clashes in Pakistan’s tribal region kill 33


June 28th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (DPA) A fresh wave of sectarian clashes fuelled by Islamist militancy in Pakistan's troubled north-western region near Afghanistan killed at least 33 people over the weekend, a media ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects claim of Osama Bin Laden hiding inside its territory


February 25th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.25 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected claims that Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden has taken refuge inside its territory. A member of the National Assembly (NA), Sajid Hussain Turi, referring to a ... Read more...

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FBI is processing Osama-in-Pakistan hypothesis


February 22nd, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has taken note of a hypothesis proposed by a group of US experts and students that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden ... Read more...

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People question Pak Armys lack of willingness to act in Swat


January 30th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 30 (ANI): People of the Swat Valley have expressed their reservations about the ongoing Pakistan Army operation against militants, as they see a lack of willingness on the part ... Read more...

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More than 200 killed in Pakistan’s sectarian clashes (Lead)


August 17th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, Aug 17 (DPA) Sectarian clashes raged in a remote tribal region of Pakistan Sunday, taking the death toll in 12 days of fighting to more than 200, officials said. At least ... Read more...

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Sectarian violence in Pakistan leaves 13 dead (Lead)


August 16th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, Aug 16 (DPA) At least 13 people were killed and 15 injured Saturday in fresh sectarian clashes between rival Shia and Sunni Muslim tribesmen in northwest Pakistan, media reports said. Scores ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence report warns suicide bombers enter Islamabad, Lahore


July 9th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 9 (ANI): Intelligence reports have suggested that at least three suicide bombers had entered into Islamabad with designs of carrying out attacks on important political and religious personalities.Quoting ... Read more...

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Eight bodies recovered in Pakistan


June 30th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, June 30 (DPA) Authorities recovered Monday bodies of eight kidnapped men in Pakistan's Kurram tribal district bordering Afghanistan, a senior official said. Officials of the local administration found the men, all ... Read more...

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Convoy attack kills seven in north-west Pakistan


June 19th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, June 19 (DPA) At least seven people were killed and 28 injured when a food supply convoy came under attack in Pakistan's tribal district of Kurram, which has been in the ... Read more...

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Border tells India to stop ‘imperialist behaviour’


February 21st, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Australian skipper Allan Border has asked India to stop its "imperialist behaviour" and ensure the Twenty20 revolution does not rip world cricket apart. The Board of Control ... Read more...

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Counting begins in Pakistan


February 18th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 18 (ANI): The voters cast their votes for national and provincial assemblies elections in Pakistan on Monday amid stringent security measures.In various incidents of violence 19 persons including a woman ... Read more...

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Tight security for Pakistan polls


February 18th, 2008 - 10:28 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 18 (ANI): Extensive security arrangements were in place today for general elections in Pakistan. The polling is being held for 269 general seats of the National Assembly and 570 seats ... Read more...

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Pakistan poll campaign ends with suicide attack, 37 killed


February 16th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup) By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed in a suicide attack in northwest Pakistan's tribal area Saturday evening, marking a bloody end of the campaigning for Monday's ... Read more...

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Pakistan election campaign ends with bomb attack


February 16th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Islamabad, Feb 16 (DPA) A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people at a campaign office in Pakistan's restive tribal belt as Pakistani political parties held their final election campaign rallies Saturday ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 10 in Pakistan


February 16th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, Feb 16 (DPA) A suicide bomber targeting the office of an election candidate in Pakistan's lawless tribal areas killed at least 10 people Saturday on the final day of campaigning for ... Read more...

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Securing release of kidnapped army men a big problem for Pak Govt


December 27th, 2007 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Dec 27 (ANI): Securing the release of 16 kidnapped people, among them four army officials and a senior officer of the Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees (CAR), has become a serious problem ... Read more...

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