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Anti-Islam film protests grip Pakistan; one killed (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. Pakistan summoned a US diplomat to lodge an official ... Read more...

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Roof collapse in northern Pakistan kills 5, injures 3


September 5th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The roof of a residential building collapsed in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing a couple and three of their children, local media ... Read more...

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Intelligence official shot dead in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) An intelligence official was gunned down Friday in Pakistan's Peshawar city. His 13-year-old son, who was riding pillion, was injured in the attack, police said.Gunmen opened ... Read more...

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Funeral held for Pakistani soldiers


November 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Funeral prayers were Sunday offered for the 24 Pakistani soldiers who died Saturday in a NATO attack on a border check-post, Geo News reported.The prayers were ... Read more...

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CIA “exploited intelligence leads” given by ISI to reach bin Laden: Pak FO


May 4th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 4(ANI): Pakistan has said that the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) is the world's top spy agency in terms of achievements against Al Qaeda and in the war on terror, and ... Read more...

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A white Suzuki car that finally led to bin Laden: NYT


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) A white Suzuki navigating the bustling streets near Peshawar, Pakistan, in July last year was the vital clue that finally led to where Al Qaeda chief ... Read more...

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Mosque bomb kills 4 in central Pakistan


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- An explosive device blasted a mosque in the central region of Pakistan, killing 4 people and injuring several others, officials said Monday.The explosion occurred at a mosque ... Read more...

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American leaders hail killing of Osama bin Laden


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): US political leaders have hailed the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted terrorist, in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.US President Barack Obama had ordered ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda affiliates will still pose threats: US experts


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): US counterterrorism officials and experts have described Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's death as a devastating blow to the terrorist network he helped found and build.However, they also said ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden’s body buried at sea: US official


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's body has been buried at sea, as the United States does not want his burial place to become a terrorist shrine, a US official ... Read more...

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Osama death: Pak says raid ‘in accordance with declared US policy’


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): The Pakistan government on Monday said that the operation carried out by the US to find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was conducted in accordance with ... Read more...

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Osama death: Zardari, Gilani, Pak security chiefs in emergency talks


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has convened an emergency meeting with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and security chiefs following US confirmation that Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden ... Read more...

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Osama death: US conducting DNA tests


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): The United States is reportedly conducting DNA testing on the body of slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.The results of the DNA tests should be available in the next ... Read more...

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Laden’s body to be buried at sea: US officials


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's body will be buried at sea, as the United States does not want his burial place to become a terrorist shrine, officials have said.The ... Read more...

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Inside information led to shootout at Laden’s Pak fortress


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): The operation to find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden began in earnest when the CIA learned that the world's most wanted terrorist was in a specific ... Read more...

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Sit-in against U.S. drone attacks begins in Pakistan


April 24th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people are expected to gather for a two-day sit-in over U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas, Ary news television reported Saturday.Supporters of cricket hero-turned-politician ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 6 suspected militants in Pakistan


April 13th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's restive tribal region of South Waziristan killed at least six suspected militants, officials said Wednesday.U.S. drones in Pakistan, which are operated by ... Read more...

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Militants kill 8 and kidnap several others in northwest Pakistan


March 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistani militants attacked a convoy carrying Shia Muslims, killing eight and kidnapping several others in the northwestern part of the country, local media reported Friday.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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At least 37 killed in funeral suicide blast in Pakistan


March 9th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 37 people were killed and dozens more were injured after a suicide bomber on Wednesday blasted a funeral ceremony in the northern region of Pakistan, ... Read more...

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US blacklists Pak Taliban commander Qari Hussain for “wanton acts of violence”


January 21st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21(ANI): The United States has designated Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Qari Hussain under its Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and their supporters."This action will help stem the ... Read more...

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US sanctions ‘deadliest’ Pakistan Taliban leader


January 20th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) The US has imposed sanctions on "the deadliest" Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Qari Hussain to stem the flow of finances to the terrorist group ... Read more...

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At least 50 killed, 100 wounded after explosion in Pakistani mosque


November 5th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 50 people died and another 100 were injured after a bomb on Friday blasted a mosque located in the northwestern region of Pakistan, local officials ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban added to US terror list


September 2nd, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) The United States has designated the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP), or Pakistani Taliban, linked to the botched Times Square bombing attempt by a Pakistani American, ... Read more...

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18 killed in militant attack in Pakistan


July 17th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar (Pakistan), July 17 (DPA) Eighteen Shiite Muslims were killed and four injured Saturday when Sunni militants opened fire on a vehicle convoy escorted by security forces in Pakistan's restive tribal ... Read more...

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New York subway bomb plot hatched in Pakistan: US (Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Al Qaeda terrorist leaders in Pakistan directed and managed a foiled 2009 suicide bomb plot to attack New York's subways and a related terror plot ... Read more...

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Man held for labelling trader as Pakistani drug smuggler


May 31st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) A man who allegedly cheated a trader here and then created a fake website purportedly in the name of the 'ministry of narcotics control' to label him ... Read more...

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Afghan bowler compares his team’s meteoric rise to boxing underdog Rocky Balboa


May 1st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Afghanistan fast bowler Hamid Hassan has compared his team's rise to play the ICC Twenty20 World Cup in the Caribbean to the deeds of Hollywood's boxing underdog Rocky ... Read more...

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At least 25 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan


April 19th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful explosion at a bazaar in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during a political rally on Monday killed at least 25 people and injured scores ... Read more...

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At least 21 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan (Update)


April 19th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful explosion at a bazaar in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during a political rally on Monday killed at least 21 people and injured scores ... Read more...

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At least 21 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan


April 19th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful epxlosion at a bazaar in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during a political rally on Monday killed at least 21 people and injured scores ... Read more...

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At least 10 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan


April 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people have been killed and others have been injured after a powerful explosion during a rally in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on ... Read more...

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Blast in northwest Pakistan kills child, injures 11


April 19th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A child was killed and several more were injured after a car bomb explosion outside the Police Public School in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on ... Read more...

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Explosion partly destroys school in northwestern Pakistan


April 8th, 2010 - 4:58 am ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion partly destroyed a school in northwest Pakistan on early Wednesday, local media reported.Express News reported that the blast happened near a school in the ... Read more...

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‘Huge’ explosion near school in Pakistan’s Peshawar


April 8th, 2010 - 4:37 am ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A 'huge' explosion shook the Pakistan city of Peshawar on early Thursday, according to local media reports.Express News reported the blast happened near a school in the ... Read more...

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Jammu observes shutdown to protest Sikh beheading


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) Jammu is observing a shutdown Tuesday to protest the beheading of Sikhs in Peshawar, Pakistan. Shops and business establishments remained closed. Traffic was off the roads, while several ... Read more...

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