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Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

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8 killed, 15 injured in shooting attack in western Pakistan


May 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Unknown gunmen on Friday opened fire on a group of people, killing 8 and injuring at least 15 others in Baluchistan province, western Pakistan, the APP news ... Read more...

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Dozens feared killed after coal mine blasts in western Pakistan


March 20th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens of miners are feared to have been killed after three large gas explosions at a coal mine in western Pakistan on Sunday morning, officials said.The three ... Read more...

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Zardari ‘dirty but not dangerous’, Sharif ‘dangerous but not dirty’: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince


November 30th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 30 (ANI): According to the latest revelations made by whistleblower website WikiLeaks, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi described Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari as "dirty but not dangerous" ... Read more...

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‘British responsible for bringing Taliban imposter to Karzai’s palace’


November 26th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 26 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's chief of staff Mohammad Umer Daudzai has alleged that British authorities were responsible for bringing a Taliban imposter into the presidential palace.The British ... Read more...

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Floods leave at least 30 dead in Balochistan, Pakistan


July 24th, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – At least 30 people were killed and hundreds of houses were swept away by floods triggered by heavy rains in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, local television ... Read more...

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US general wants Pakistani group labelled terrorists


July 14th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Amid efforts at a political settlement with Afghan Taliban, the new American military commander in Afghanistan is pushing to have top leaders of the Pakistani Haqqani network ... Read more...

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Report: At least 8 dead, including journalist, after blast at Pakistani hospital


April 16th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed when an explosion struck a civilian hospital in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, news reports said.Express News TV reported ... Read more...

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Quetta Shura may prevail despite arrest of 7 of 15 top Taliban leaders


February 26th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb. 26 (ANI): After the arrest of seven of 15 top leaders of the Quetta Shura, the Afghanistan Taliban may have come under intense pressure, but the formation of other ... Read more...

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Rudd’s wife first foreign woman dignitary to lay wreath at India Gate


November 12th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's wife Therese Rein laid a wreath at the India Gate memorial to the "unknown soldier" Thursday, becoming first foreign female dignitary ... Read more...

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Iran seals ‘zero point’ at Pakistan border


November 4th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Pakistan), Nov.4 (ANI): Iran has closed down its border with Pakistan in the Taftan area of Balochistan, which has affected thousands of daily labourers in the region.According to sources, over 25,000 ... Read more...

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‘Concerned’ Pak bans US diplomat to from discussing intelligence issues in media


October 9th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.9 (ANI): Perturbed by the recent remarks of US Deputy Chief of Mission Gerald Feierstein, that top Al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders, including the one-eyed Taliban chief Mullah Omar are presently ... Read more...

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Akbar Bugti’s son files petition for murder case against Musharraf


August 26th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Pakistan), Aug.26 (ANI): Slain Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti's son, Jamil Akbar Bugti has filed a petition in the Sibbi District and Sessions Court seeking a court order to register ... Read more...

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Offensive proves Pak territory being used to destabilize Afghanistan: Abdullah


June 16th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Pakistan) June 16 (ANI): Afghanistan's presidential hopeful Dr Abdullah Abdullah has said that the ongoing military operation against the Taliban in Pakistan proves that "Pakistani territory is being used by ... Read more...

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Iran shuts border point with Pakistan following mosque attack


June 1st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Pakistan), June 1 (ANI): In the wake of recent attack on a mosque that killed 25 people in the border city of Zahedan, Iran has decided to close the zero point ... Read more...

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Taliban using voter cards as ‘visas’ in southern Afghanistan


May 13th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar (Afghanistan), May 13 (ANI): Taliban fighters are using recently acquired voter identification cards as makeshift passports to smooth border crossings from Pakistan and ease travel between cities in Afghanistan's southern ... Read more...

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Taliban warns US of bloody summer campaign in Afghanistan


May 5th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar (Afghanistan), May 5 (ANI): Taliban militants fighting in Afghanistan have warned American troops of a bloody summer campaign with the rise in the number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs), suicide ... Read more...

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BLUF sets 48-hour deadline for Solecki’’s release


March 17th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Pakistan), Mar. 17 (ANI): The Balochistan Liberation United Front, which came into limelight after abducting UNHCR official John Solecki, has set another deadline of 48 hours for the acceptance of ... Read more...

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Abductors ready to trade UN official for missing Quetta tailor


March 15th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Pakistan), Mar.15 (ANI): A mysterious insurgent group has said that it is ready to trade John Solecki, the American chief of the U.N. refugee office for the 1,100 people who ... Read more...

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Brit MP asks Afghanistan to explain release of Taliban commander


March 13th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.13 (ANI): The release of a former Guantanamo Bay Taliban detainee has not gone down well with a parliamentarian in Britain, who is now demanding an explanation from Kabul on ... Read more...

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27 killed in an earthquake at Pakistan


October 29th, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A massive quake occurred in Pakistan's South Western region measuring 6.4 Richter Scale on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 23:09:58 UTC and on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 06:09:58 AM PST ... Read more...

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