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‘Pakistan’s counter-terror betrays utter lack of strategy’


September 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan's fresh effort to tackle domestic counter-terrorism "betrays an utter lack of strategy", said a Pakistani daily that called for a wholesome zero-tolerance approach towards ... Read more...

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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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Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik


August 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra ... Read more...

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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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Top Pakistani Taliban leadership eliminated: Malik


June 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) The top leadership of the Pakistani Taliban has been eliminated, says Rehman Malik, the prime minister's advisor on interior affairs.Speaking to the media outside the ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Pakistan blast (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) At least seven people, including four policemen, were killed and eight injured in a blast in a northwestern Pakistani town that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 20, injures 42 near Pakistani market


May 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by BNO News
KHAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A teenage suicide bomber blew himself up Friday morning at a police check post in northern Pakistan, killing at least 20 people and injuring some 40 others, ... Read more...

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Four killed in Karachi suicide attack


April 5th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) At least four people, including two policemen, were killed and 14 injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police official in Pakistan's port city of ... Read more...

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Pakistan Taliban warns MPs against NATO supply restoration


March 26th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Taliban Sunday warned members of parliament against restoration of the supply line for NATO troops in Afghanistan and said they would target MPs ... Read more...

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Pakistan mosque blast toll reaches 36


February 18th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) The toll in a suicide blast at a mosque in northwest Pakistan rose to 36 Saturday after six more people succumbed to their injuries.The explosion ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for scribe’s murder


January 19th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban Wednesday said they have shot dead a local journalist working for an American radio network in northwest Pakistan.Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) said it ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban leader possibly killed in U.S. drone strike


January 16th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The top leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which is better known as the Pakistani Taliban, is believed to have been killed in a U.S. drone strike ... Read more...

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Woman facilitated Karachi navy base attack, say police


December 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The widow of a Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) member had facilitated the attack on a key Pakistan Navy base in Karachi in May this year, said ... Read more...

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No talks with Taliban: Rehman Malik


December 12th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) The government would not hold talks with Pakistani Taliban, which is responsible for a string of terror attacks, until the terrorists surrender, said Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Swiss couple plead for freedom in Taliban videos


October 26th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistani Taliban has released two videos of a kidnapped Swiss couple who have been held hostage in North Waziristan tribal region, a media report said ... Read more...

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Airlines to start ‘Trusted traveler program’


October 4th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Transport Security Administration will start the implementation of the “Trusted Traveler Program” on Tuesday. The controversial program is meant to speed up the checks on ... Read more...

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North African terror groups working with Pakistani Taliban: US


September 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an Algerian-based group, is believed to be working with Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, according to US officials studying the degree ... Read more...

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South Asia faces high terror threat: US report


August 19th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) South Asia faces high terror threat with increased resource-sharing between Al Qaeda and Pakistan-based groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, ... Read more...

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Canada blacklists Pakistan Taliban


July 6th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Canada Tuesday blacklisted the Pakistan Taliban as a terrorist organisation.The US had designated the outfit - known as the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) - as a ... Read more...

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Will split in Taliban ranks bring peace, asks Pakistani daily


June 29th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Though the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has split with one of its commanders forming a splinter group, it remains to be seen whether this will bring ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban leader forms splinter group


June 28th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Fazal Saeed, a 'commander' of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, has formed his own group as he was opposed to the policy of attacking civilians.Saeed, who operates ... Read more...

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Taliban vows revenge over Osama killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The Taliban in Pakistan have threatened that they will take revenge for the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in the country's Abbottabad ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban pledge revenge for Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS/AKI) The Pakistani Taliban Monday threatened to kill President Asif Ali Zardari and carry out attacks on the Pakistani Army and the US military after ... Read more...

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Pakistan Taliban threaten US, Pak over Osama bin Laden’s killing


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 2 (ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday threatened to attack the United States and Pakistan over the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a secret US ... Read more...

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TTP says Osama bin Laden alive


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 2 (ANI): Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has denied the reports that Osama Bin Laden was killed, Geo News reported.The statement came even as American officials said that the US Special ... Read more...

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‘Scared’ Musharraf dumps plan to return to Pakistan


April 10th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 10(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has abandoned his plans of returning to Pakistan from self-exile in Britain after the Pakistani military leadership refused to provide him extra security ... Read more...

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Mastermind of Sakhi Sarwar terror blasts arrested in Pak’s Bajaur Agency


April 10th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, April 10(ANI): Behram Khan, the alleged mastermind of the April 3 twin suicide attack on Syed Sakhi Sarwar shrine near Dera Ghazi Khan in Pakistan, has been arrested from Bajaur ... Read more...

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PPP probe report confirms Musharraf, Elahi not involved in Benazir’s assassination


April 8th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 8(ANI): Investigations into the Benazir Bhutto assassination case have not found even an iota of evidence about the involvement of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, former Punjab Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistan shrine bombings: toll climbs to 49


April 4th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) The toll in the suicide bombings that tore through a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province Monday climbed to 49 as doctors raced to ... Read more...

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42 dead, over 100 injured in Pakistan triple blasts


April 4th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and over a hundred injured Sunday when three powerful blasts ripped through a crowded shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province. ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto’s assassins arrested: Malik (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday said the suspects in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto have been arrested. Bhutto was murdered during ... Read more...

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Pak police arrest three suspected terrorists in Lahore


March 7th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 7(ANI): Pakistan Police have reportedly arrested three suspected terrorists in Lahore, and seized two suicide jackets and 18 mobile phone SIM cards from their possession.According to the Dawn, the ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud’s aide arrested in Karachi


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 23(ANI): Pakistani police have reportedly arrested five militants, including a close aide of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Baitullah Mehsud and a Lashkar-e-Jhangvi member, in Karachi.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban releases video of killing of former ISI officer


February 20th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 20(ANI): The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has released a video footage of the killing of former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) officer Colonel Sultan Ameer Tarar, commonly known as Colonel Imam.In the ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban demands death for Raymond Davis


February 14th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Feb 14(ANI): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has said that the government should execute double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis, or hand him over to them."We demand that the Pakistani government hang ... Read more...

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