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Gunmen attack pilgrims in western Pakistan, 7 killed


July 29th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed after a group of gunmen stormed a transportation company in western Pakistan, local media reported Friday.The attack occurred against a group ... 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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US pressing Pakistan to take increased action against LeT, other terror groups


April 16th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan is still being used as a base for terrorist organisations operating in the Af-Pak region, and the United States continues to press the Asian nation for increased ... Read more...

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Two NATO fuel tankers torched in Balochistan


April 6th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, April 6(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, unidentified assailants torched two NATO fuel tankers at Dhadhar in Balochistan on Wednesday.According to ... 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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Entry of NATO oil tankers banned in Peshawar in view of increasing attacks


March 17th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 17(ANI): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has banned the entry of tankers carrying oil for Afghanistan-bound NATO forces in Peshawar.Official sources said that the terminals of these tankers have also been ... Read more...

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Two NATO oil tankers torched in Balochistan


March 12th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar 12(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, gunmen torched two NATO oil tankers in Balochistan on Saturday.The Dawn quoted police official ... Read more...

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Two NATO oil tankers destroyed in bomb explosion in Pak’s Khyber region


March 4th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Landi Kotal, Mar 4(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, two oil tankers were destroyed in a bomb explosion near the Torkham ... Read more...

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One killed in NATO tanker attack in Pak’s Balochistan province


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 3(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, gunmen attacked two NATO tankers in Balochistan on Thursday, killing one person.The assailants attacked ... Read more...

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Massive quake rocks Pakistan, Northern India and UAE


January 19th, 2011 - 4:10 am ICT by admin
Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 7.2 magnitude quake struck South Western Pakistan, according to the U.S. Geological survey. The quake occurred at 01:23:17 AM January 19th Local time (January 18, 2011 ... Read more...

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US announces 2 billion dollars as military aid to Pakistan


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.22 (ANI): The United States on Friday announced two billion dollars package of military and security aid to Pakistan on the final day of the latest Washington-Islamabad strategic talks.However, unlike ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie does not have many confidantes


September 11th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sexy siren Angelina Jolie claimed in a recent interview that she does not have many friends in the film industry or outside. The 35-year old actress ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Pakistan attacks


September 4th, 2010 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday "strongly condemned" the bomb attacks in which scores of people were killed this week in Pakistan's cities of Quetta and Lahore. A ... Read more...

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Three mn affected by Pakistan’s worst floods: UNICEF


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (DPA) Floods have affected more than 3 million people in north-western Pakistan and the possible outbreak of water-borne diseases among the survivors was a major source of concern, the ... Read more...

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Toll reaches over 800 in Pakistan floods (Lead)


July 31st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (DPA) The death toll in floods rose to 837 Saturday as rescue workers tried to reach tens of thousands of people stranded in north-western Pakistan, officials said. Rivers bloated by ... Read more...

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Pakistan floods toll tops 670


July 31st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (DPA) The death toll in floods rose to 672 Saturday as rescue workers tried to reach thousands of people stranded in north-western Pakistan, officials said. Rivers bloated by monsoon rains ... Read more...

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Car bombing kills 45 in Pakistan (Second lead)


July 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, July 9 (DPA) At least 45 people were killed and more than 75 injured Friday in a suicide bombing in north-western Pakistan's restive tribal region along the Afghan border, a ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 10 in Pakistan


July 9th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured Friday in a suicide bombing in north-western Pakistan's restive tribal region along the Afghan border, security ... Read more...

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US relying more on Special Operations for war on Al Qaeda


June 4th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): The Obama administration has significantly expanded a largely secret U.S. war against al-Qaeda and other radical groups, according to senior military and administration officials.According to a Washington ... Read more...

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Children among 12 killed in Pakistan bombing


May 18th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (DPA) A bomb attack in north-western Pakistan killed 12 people including three children and three policemen Tuesday, officials said. The explosion targeted a police vehicle on the outskirts of Dera ... Read more...

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Times Square case: If Pak Taliban is involved,it could be a game changing development


May 7th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The foiled Times Square bombing plot may represent a turning point for the US as it confronts the threat posed by the Pakistan Taliban, a terrorist group ... Read more...

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Obama ordered drone attacks on Pak ‘inspiring anti-American fanaticism’: Congressman


April 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.24 (ANI): A U.S. Congressman has condemned the unmanned drones strikes ordered by President Obama in western Pakistan, arguing that such tactics are inflaming radical Islamic factions."I do not support the ... Read more...

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Five security personnel die in Taliban raid in Pakistan


March 17th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (DPA) Three paramilitary soldiers and two policemen were killed Wednesday when Islamist insurgents raided a security post in north-western Pakistan, police said. One more policeman was wounded in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan has failed to protect minorities: Canadian Sikhs


February 24th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 24 (IANS) Condemning the beheading of two Sikhs by the Pakistani Taliban as "an act of barbarians,'' Sikhs in Canada Tuesday urged tough action the killers. They ... Read more...

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US admits drone attacks intensified in Pak after Khost attack on CIA operatives


January 12th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12(ANI): US Central Command Chief, General David Petraeus, has acknowledged that there has been an increase in drone attacks on suspected militant targets in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ... Read more...

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Two bombings kill 12 in Pakistan (Second Lead)


January 8th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed and several more injured Friday in two bombings in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi and a tribal district near the ... Read more...

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How To Identify Terrorists?


January 2nd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan.02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the foiled terrorist attack on Christmas day on Northwest Airlines Flight which was headed to Detroit, security measures at all the important terminals of major cities ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leader killed by US in Pakistan


December 12th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (DPA) At least one top Al Qaeda plotter is presumed to be dead from an apparent drone attack in Waziristan in western Pakistan, according to US news reports ... Read more...

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Terror spree forces UN to suspend operations in North Western Pakistan


November 2nd, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov. 2 (ANI): The United Nations on Monday suspended development work and withdrew its international staff from North Western Pakistan in the wake of deteriorating security situation there."The UN will reduce ... 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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US official quits over ‘cavalier, politically expedient’ Afghan war


October 28th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Differences within the Obama administration over America's war in Afghanistan have come to the fore with the resignation of a State Department official in protest ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing in Pakistan kills 8


October 15th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (DPA) At least eight people were killed and dozens injured Thursday in a suicide car bombing at a police station in north-western Pakistan, police said. A bomber rammed an explosives-laden ... Read more...

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Pak facing existential threat from western border, not India : Gates


September 9th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.9 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said Pakistan has realized that the Taliban and other extremists based in the western tribal area of the country pose the real ... Read more...

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Only 9 percent Pakistanis see US as partner: Poll


August 14th, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Concerned over a new public opinion poll in Pakistan showing that 64 percent Pakistanis see America as the enemy, Defence Secretary Robert Gates says the US ... Read more...

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Drone attack kills 10 in Pakistan


August 11th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug. 11 (ANI): A US drone strike in north western Pakistan killed at least 10 suspected militants on Tuesday, authorities said.The attack targeted an insurgents' camp in South Waziristan near ... Read more...

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