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18 militants killed in army operation in Pakistan


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed on Thursday during an operation conducted by security forces in Pakistan's northwestern Bajaur tribal region, reports said.Local media ... Read more...

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A million Pakistani kids to get anti-polio drops


July 16th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will administer anti-polio vaccine to nearly one million children in the militancy-hit tribal regions during a three-day national immunization campaign starting Monday, said officials.Janbaz ... Read more...

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10 killed in Pakistan drone strike (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least 10 suspected militants, including two key commanders, were killed Sunday when a US drone fired missiles at a hideout in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills four in Pakistan


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Four people were killed in a US drone strike Saturday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt, said a security official here.The strike occurred in Khawashi Khel village, ... Read more...

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15 killed in two drone strikes in Pakistan (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) At least 15 suspected militants were killed Tuesday in two drone strikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, media reports said.In the first strike, drones ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Pakistan drone strike


March 13th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Tuesday in a drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, media reports said.According to Xinhua, most local media reports said ... Read more...

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Five dead, 24 injured in Pakistan blast (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 24 injured Monday in a bomb blast at a political rally in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, Geo News ... Read more...

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UAE gives $38 mn to build Pakistan highway


January 15th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will give $38 million to Pakistan for the construction of a strategic highway in the country's South Waziristan region.The 50-km ... Read more...

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15 abducted Pakistani troopers killed


January 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Fifteen Pakistani troopers kidnapped by the Taliban last month have been killed, a media report said Thursday.They were abducted Dec 23 after Taliban militants launched ... Read more...

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Five troopers killed in Pakistan suicide bombing


December 24th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) At least five troopers were killed and 12 injured early Saturday when a suicide bomber drove his vehicle packed with explosives into a paramilitary camp ... Read more...

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Huge Pakistan rally demands halt to US drone strikes


October 28th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) A large number of Pakistani tribesmen rallied here Friday to demand an immediate halt to the US drone strikes in tribal regions.Tribesmen from North Waziristan ... Read more...

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Five Taliban commanders killed in Pakistan


October 28th, 2011 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Five Taliban commanders were killed in a US drone attack in northwest Pakistan Thursday, a media report said.The militant leaders belonged to the Maulvi Nazir ... Read more...

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Three dead in Pakistan drone strike


September 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) At least three suspected militants were killed and two others injured Friday in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan's tribal area, a media report said.The people ... Read more...

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Taliban battle Pakistani security forces for drone debris


September 19th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Taliban guerrillas fought a pitched battle with security forces as both attempted to seize the wreckage of a US drone that crashed in Pakistan's South ... Read more...

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Pakistani militants return to destroy damaged school


September 8th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) A group of militants returned to destroy a school in Pakistan's northwest that was partially damaged during their previous attack.The incident took place in Khyber Agency.The ... Read more...

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Masood Azhar back in business, says Pakistani paper


September 7th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) One of South Asia's most dreaded terrorists, Maulana Masood Azhar, is back in the business, and recruiting terrorists and promoting terrorism, in all probability ... Read more...

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US gives aid for hydroelectric dams in Pakistan


August 20th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The US has provided funds to Pakistan to complete construction of two hydroelectric dam projects in the country, a media report said Saturday.The US assistance is ... Read more...

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Fresh U.S. drone strikes kill 4 people in North Waziristan


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Fresh U.S. drone strikes killed at least four people on Tuesday in Pakistan's volatile North Waziristan region, officials said.The unmanned aircraft reportedly fired two missiles against a ... Read more...

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Three killed in Pakistan drone strike


August 1st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least three people were killed Monday in a drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.The strike took place ... Read more...

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14 militants killed in Pakistan’s tribal region


July 19th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) At least 14 militants were killed Tuesday in two incidents in Pakistan's tribal region, Xinhua reported.Pakistani security forces killed 10 militants in Kurram Agency, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets help from US to tackle energy crisis


July 18th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) The US is helping Pakistan to tackle the energy crisis being faced by the country, a top US official has said.The coordinator for non-military US assistance ... Read more...

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Drone strikes kill 58 in Pakistan (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) At least 58 people have been killed in four drone strikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan since Monday night, media reports said Tuesday.The first ... Read more...

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Drone attack kills five in Pakistan


July 12th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Five people were killed and six injured Tuesday in a US drone strike in northwest Pakistan.The attack took place at 7.30 a.m. in the tribal area ... Read more...

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Don’t give data on us to India, Pakistan warned


July 10th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A terrorist group linked with Al Qaeda has warned Pakistan not to share information about it with India, a media report said.Harakat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) warned the ... Read more...

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Taliban threaten to hit more Pakistan targets


June 30th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban have threatened to carry out attacks on nine more key installations in the country, similar to the Karachi naval base strike, to ... Read more...

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26 killed in two drone strikes in Pakistan (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed Monday in two drone strikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.In the first strike, 12 ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills eight in Pakistan


June 27th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Monday in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, officials said.The pilotless aircraft fired four missiles at a vehicle ... Read more...

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Army to quit Waziristan if tribals cooperate: Kayani (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) The Pakistani Army will withdraw from Waziristan near the Afghan border if its tribal population takes on terrorists, says army chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani.Addressing ... Read more...

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18 killed in Pakistan drone strikes


June 16th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants have been killed in three drone strikes in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.Dawn News said four missiles hit ... Read more...

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20 killed in Pakistan attack


June 9th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least 20 Islamists and security personnel were killed when rebels attacked a checkpost Thursday in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.About 25 militants ... Read more...

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US drone strikes kill 18 in Pakistan


June 6th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) At least four people were killed in a US drone attack Monday morning, pushing the total number of casualties by such strikes in different parts of ... Read more...

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Ilyas Kashmiri killed in US drone strike, HuJi confirms death


June 4th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Ilyas Kashmiri, one of the five most wanted terrorist leaders by the US, has been killed in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of South Waziristan, Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan drone strike


June 4th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) At least five suspected militants were killed when US drones fired missiles Friday night at a hideout in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.The drone strike ... Read more...

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Nod-and-wink approach to drones demeaning: Pakistani daily


May 21st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The nod-and-wink approach to drone strikes is "demeaning and self-defeating", said a Pakistani daily after US cables accessed by WikiLeaks revealed that army chief Gen Ashfaq ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Kayani wanted more US drone support


May 20th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, contrary to the military's public posturing, had sought more US drone strikes to help battle militants, revealed a cable ... Read more...

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