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Taliban kill nine policemen in Lahore (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine policemen were shot dead by Taliban militants Thursday in Pakistan's Lahore city while they were asleep in a building.The attackers came on three motorcycles ... Read more...

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22 killed in Afghan suicide bombing


June 6th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a motorcycle-borne Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday in Afghanistan's Kandahar ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills NATO troops, children near market


May 21st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two coalition service members and two Afghan children, officials said. A ... Read more...

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US confirms three-way talks with Taliban


February 17th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) The US has confirmed to have participated in three-way talks with the Afghan government and Taliban.According to White House spokesman Jay Carney, the US side ... Read more...

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Taliban promise to capture, kill Prince Harry


February 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) The Taliban have promised to use all their power to kill or capture Prince Harry when the British royal returns to Afghanistan as an Apache ... 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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18 militants killed in Afghanistan


September 18th, 2011 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed and 15 were injured when NATO fighter jets pounded Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan Saturday, police said."Based on intelligence reports ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Kabul, Taliban target US embassy


September 13th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 13 (IANS) Multiple blasts rocked the Afghan capital Tuesday and heavily armed Taliban militants wearing suicide vests targeted the US embassy, triggering a fierce gunfight. Five suicide ... Read more...

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25 killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan, BBC reporter dead (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) Taliban militants launched multiple suicide bombings in a southern Afghan city Thursday, killing at least 25 people, officials said. Among the dead were six militants ... Read more...

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Taliban kidnap British soldier in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Hundreds of soldiers were Monday engaged in a search for a British soldier who has been kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Daily ... Read more...

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15 killed in Afghan car bombing


June 25th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan Saturday, officials said.The blast took place in Azra district ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Afghan suicide blast (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 28 (IANS) At least seven people, including two top police officers and three German soldiers, were killed and nine others, including a provincial governor, were injured ... Read more...

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Taliban won’t attack Pakistani nukes


May 28th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) Pakistan was the "only" Muslim state to have a nuclear arsenal and the Taliban have no plans to destroy the weapons, the outfit's spokesman has ... Read more...

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68 dead, 80 hurt in Pakistan twin bombings (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least 68 people were killed and over 80 injured Friday when two powerful explosions tore through a group of troopers who were boarding buses ... Read more...

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Taliban claims responsibility for Pakistan twin blasts


May 13th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Pakistani Taliban Friday claimed responsibility for twin bomb attacks in the country's northwest that left 68 security personnel dead and over 100 injured.Geo TV reported ... Read more...

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‘Foreign troops’ killed in Kabul airport shooting


April 27th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 27(ANI): Foreign troops were among a number of people killed and wounded when a man wearing military uniform opened fire at the military part of Kabul airport today."We can ... Read more...

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US condemns double suicide bomb attack outside Pak shrine


April 4th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): The United States has condemned the double suicide bomb attack outside a shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province, which killed at least 41 people on Sunday.The bombers struck outside ... Read more...

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Taliban abduct dozens of alleged Afghan police recruits


March 28th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar 28 (ANI): Afghan officials have claimed that Taliban insurgent groups have abducted dozens of men who tried to join the police force in the north-eastern parts of the country. ... Read more...

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Taliban claims it abducted Canadian ’spy’ in eastern Afghanistan


February 27th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Taliban spokesman on Sunday claimed its militants have abducted a Canadian spy in eastern Afghanistan. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said Canadian national Mackenzie Rutherford Colin, of Toronto, was ... Read more...

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PPP leader’s stand on ‘illegal’ Davis arrest echoes US’ ‘diplomatic immunity’ argument


February 15th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15(ANI): Pakistan People Party spokesperson Fauzia Wahab's invoking of the Vienna Convention in the case of double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis is the first time a prominent Pakistani ... Read more...

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Britain moves order to ban ‘Pakistani Taliban’ in UK


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19(ANI): Britain has moved an order to ban the Pakistani Taliban as a terrorist group, making it illegal to raise funds in the United Kingdom."I have laid an order ... Read more...

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Britain moves to ban Pakistani Taliban


January 18th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) The British government has moved to ban the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) as a terrorist group, making it illegal to become its member or raise funds for it ... Read more...

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NATO confirms killing of Taliban Deputy Governor in Afghanistan


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 3 (ANI): The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has confirmed that Taliban's Deputy Governor, Bahadur, has been killed during a combined Afghan and coalition forces operation in Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban releases 23 tribesmen it abducted for meeting army chief


January 1st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 1(ANI): The Pakistan Taliban have released a group of 23 tribesmen, who were abducted following their meeting with army chief General Ashfaq Kayani during a recent trip to the ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills 14 civilians in Helmand


December 31st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 31 (ANI): A minibus packed with civilians, including women and children, was blown apart by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province on Thursday, killing 14 passengers and ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban abduct, to punish 23 Mehsud tribesmen for meeting Gen Kayani


December 28th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Ismail Khan, Dec 28 (ANI): Defying an ongoing military offensive, the Pakistan Taliban have abducted 23 tribesmen, who had met with army chief General Ashfaq Kayani during a recent trip ... Read more...

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Mischievous elements from Afghanistan tasked to create anarchy in Pak: KP Governor


December 25th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 25 (ANI): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor has blamed "mischievous elements" from across the border for the simultaneous attacks launched by Taliban militants on five security checkpoints in Mohmand, in ... Read more...

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Afghanistan was Soviets graveyard and will the Americans also: Taliban spokesman


November 27th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.27 (ANI): The withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan in 1989 after nearly ten years of occupation is a favourite public relations theme of the Taliban movement, which itself was ... Read more...

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Taliban tenacity, ineffective governance negating Pak army gains in S.Waziristan


November 20th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wana (Pakistan), Nov 20 (ANI): Although the Pakistan army had launched a major offensive in South Waziristan one year ago, bands of fighters continue to assert their presence with gunfire, rockets ... Read more...

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Troops-withdrawal debate by West giving Afghan radicals ’smell of victory’


November 18th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 18 (ANI): As Western nations look for a way out of Afghanistan, the chairman of the country's largest media group has said that the debates over withdrawal of troops ... Read more...

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Militants behead 3 ‘fake’ Taliban for ‘defaming TTP’


October 29th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Khar, Oct 29 (ANI): Three "common criminals" were beheaded by militants in Pakistan for allegedly masquerading as the Taliban while stealing and kidnapping for ransom.The Dawn quoted local administrator Mairaj ... Read more...

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Taliban destroy over 50 NATO vehicles in Pakistan


October 7th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) More than 50 oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan were destroyed in two separate Taliban attacks in Pakistan, a media report said.Twenty-five tankers ... Read more...

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Taliban claim responsibility for attack on NATO tankers in Quetta


October 7th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Sep 7 (ANI): The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the arson attack on the NATO tankers near the Akhtarabad terminal in Quetta."We claim responsibility for attacking and torching NATO ... Read more...

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It’s alarming that Taliban can attack us, Pakistani daily


October 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) It is an "alarming thought" that the Taliban is still able to stage terrorist strikes across the country despite the war against terror, an editorial in a ... Read more...

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Taliban refute Petraeus’ claims, say “no negotiations with foreign invaders, Afghan puppet govt”


September 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept 29 (ANI): A Taliban spokesman has reportedly dismissed the commander of Nato troops in Afghanistan, General David Petreaus' claims that insurgent groups have made overtures about laying down their ... Read more...

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