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UAE provides drinking water to flood-hit Pakistanis


October 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has set up water plants and supply networks in Pakistan's flood-affceted villages to provide clean drinking water to the people, it was announced Saturday.UAE ... Read more...

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Three bombings kill 36 in Pakistan (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (DPA) Three bombings killed at least 36 people, including a former member of the national parliament, Monday in Pakistan's tribal region and adjoining north-western frontier province of Khyber ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops kill eight Taliban rebels


April 25th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (DPA) At least eight Taliban militants were killed and around a dozen more were injured Sunday in clashes in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, government officials said. The clashes ... Read more...

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32 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan


November 23rd, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (DPA) Soldiers killed at least 32 Taliban militants in Pakistan's troubled north-western tribal region, the military said Monday. Nine were killed in the South Waziristan district near Afghan border, ... Read more...

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Five militants killed in Pakistan


November 22nd, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (DPA) The Pakistani armed forces said Sunday that troops killed five militants in the ongoing anti-Taliban offensive in the tribal region near the Afghan border. Around 30,000 soldiers launched ... Read more...

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10 soldiers killed in Pakistan fighting


November 11th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (DPA) At least 10 soldiers were killed and 10 more went missing in two separate attacks by Taliban militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region, officials said Wednesday. A spokesman ... Read more...

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Car bomb kills 91 in Pakistan during Clinton visit


October 28th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (DPA) A car bomb ripped through a crowded market in Peshawar city in north-western Pakistan Wednesday, killing 91 people, as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived on ... Read more...

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42 Taliban fighters killed in Pakistan


October 27th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (DPA) The Pakistani army said Tuesday that 42 Taliban militants and one soldier were killed in the ongoing offensive in South Waziristan district near the Afghan border. The latest ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda lashes out at Pakistani military


October 13th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (DPA) The Pakistan Army has become a tool in the hands of the "crusaders" to save American and NATO troops from certain defeat in Afghanistan, Al Qaeda's second-in-command ... Read more...

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US drone kills Uzbek militant leader in Pakistan


September 18th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (DPA) An important leader of an Uzbek militant group that is closely associated with Al Qaeda was killed in a recent US drone attack in Pakistan's restive tribal ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber, US drone attack kill 28 in Pakistan


August 28th, 2009 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (DPA) At least 28 people were killed Thursday in a suicide bombing and a missile attack carried out by a US pilotless aircraft in Pakistan's troubled northwest region, ... Read more...

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Suspected US missile kills six militants in Pakistan (Lead)


August 27th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike Thursday in Pakistan's north-western tribal region near the Afghan border killed at least six militants, an intelligence official said. The attack took place ... Read more...

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24 militants killed in aerial strikes in northwest Pakistan


July 10th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (DPA) At least 24 Islamist militants and four policemen were killed in overnight airstrikes in Pakistan's north-western region near Afghanistan, officials said on Friday. Pakistani jet aircraft and ... Read more...

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Cadets abducted in Pakistan’s freed


June 4th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (DPA) More than 40 cadets and staff members from an army-run college who were in Taliban captivity for three days in Pakistan's troubled north-west have been released, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s military recovers kidnapped cadets (Lead)


June 2nd, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (DPA) Pakistani security forces early Tuesday recovered dozens of cadets and staff of a military-run college who had been kidnapped by Islamist insurgents in the volatile tribal region ... Read more...

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Suspected US missile strike kills eight in Pakistan (Lead)


May 12th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike Tuesday in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan killed at least eight people, officials and media reports said. Multiple missiles fired by US pilotless ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban hand over body of slain Polish worker


April 27th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (DPA) Taliban militants have handed over to Pakistani authorities the body of a Polish national who was beheaded in February after four months of captivity, media reports said ... Read more...

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Three killed in suspected US drone attack in South Waziristan


April 19th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr. 19 (ANI): Three persons were reportedly killed on Sunday in a suspected US drone strike targeted at a militant hideout in Gangi Khel town of South Waziristan district.The Dawn quoted ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for US shootout (Lead)


April 4th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (DPA) Pakistan's top Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud has claimed responsibility for the Friday shootings at a US immigration services centre in upstate New York that killed 13 people. A ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing, airstrike kill 14 in Pakistan (Roundup)


March 26th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (DPA) A suicide bomber Thursday killed 10 people in a north-western Pakistani town just outside the country's restive tribal region where a suspected US missile strike left four ... Read more...

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Pakistan demands Obama administration halt drone attacks (Lead)


January 24th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (DPA) Pakistan on Saturday expressed grave concern over the two US drone attacks that killed 22 people a day ago in its restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan."With the advent ... Read more...

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Unmanned plane crashes in Pakistan’s tribal area


September 24th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (Xinhua) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed in Pakistan's tribal area Tuesday night, the army said in a statement Wednesday. The UAV crashed over the Jalal village in South ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Pakistan military convoy attacks (Lead)


September 20th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (DPA) At least eight people, including five soldiers, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber and a roadside explosion separately hit two military convoys in Pakistan's restive tribal ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda chemical expert ‘believed killed in Pakistan’


July 29th, 2008 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
DPA Peshawar, July 29 (DPA) Al Qaeda's senior leader and chemical weapon expert, Midhat Mursi al-Sayid Umar, is believed to have died in a US missile strike Monday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, ... Read more...

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Missile strike kills six in Pakistan’s tribal region


July 28th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 28 (DPA) A missile strike Monday on a suspected Taliban hideout in the tribal region in Pakistan's northwest killed at least six people, officials said. The predawn attack targeted a ... Read more...

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Missile kills 13 suspected militants in Pakistan


February 28th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Islamabad, Feb 28 (DPA) Up to 13 people were believed killed Thursday in a pre-dawn missile strike on suspected Al Qaeda militants in northwest Pakistan, a local witness and media reports said. ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army helicopter crashes, eight killed


February 6th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 6 (DPA) A Pakistani Army helicopter crashed Wednesday in the country's northwest tribal areas, killing at least eight people aboard including a senior general, local reports said.Among the dead was ... Read more...

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