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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani aircraft pound militants in tribal areas

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 02:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah Death toll from strikes targeting areas in North and South Waziristan rises to 30 Pakistani fighter jets bombarded Taliban hideouts in the troubled northwest on Tuesday, killing at least 30 in the fourth airstrikes since ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Passengers throw Pakistani politician Rehman Malik off plane after delay

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:53pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Islamabad Passenger power humbles politician Fury at a "VIP culture" that routinely sees commercial flights in Pakistan delayed to accommodate the schedule of politicians boiled over this week when passengers angrily prevented the country's former interior minister from boarding an aircraft. Travellers had been waiting in their seats when Rehman Malik ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan gunmen in fresh attack at checkpoint near Karachi airport

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:48pm by AFP

    ... launchers launched the attack on Sunday night. Their main objective “was to destroy the aircraft on the ground but there was only minor damage to two to three aircraft,” Interior Minister Chaudhry ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani Taliban attack that leaves 28 dead in Karachi shatters prospects of peace

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:40pm by Reuters

    ... hinted that the true aim of the assault may have been to hijack aircraft. "The main goal of this attack was to damage the government, including by hijacking planes and destroying state ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan launches military campaign in North Waziristan

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 10:09am by AP

    ... as Pakistani forces deploy "Today at about 0130 hours, a number of terrorist hideouts in Dehgan, Datta Khel in North Waziristan were targeted by jet aircraft. The number of terrorists killed ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani Taliban fighters who stormed Karachi airport were prepared for a drawn-out siege

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... International Airport in the five-hour assault which ended at dawn yesterday. The assault, which a Pakistani Taliban statement suggested may have had the goal of hijacking an aircraft, started just ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan secretly developing drones: sources

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Karachi

    ... Associated Press in Karachi Military is developing aircraft but has had little luck on tests, sources say- providing a window for China to sell it more advanced drones Pakistan's secret project: drones Pakistan is secretly racing to develop its own armed drones, having been frustrated with US refusals to provide the aircraft, but is struggling in its initial tests ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan summons US envoy in protest at killing of Taliban leader

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 07:02am by Reuters

    ... converging on the town and firing furiously at drones buzzing high in the sky. About eight drones were seen overhead as well as a larger aircraft that seemed to be of a type that residents had not seen before. "We thought it was a C-130 aircraft, but it was a special spy plane, bigger in size," resident Farhad Khan said by telephone from Miranshah. "The militants fired ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US drone strike kills 17 in Pakistan

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 05:47pm by AFP

    ... but that there was no immediate confirmation of any high-value target. Unmanned aircraft fired four missiles into the compound in the main market area of the main town of North Waziristan, which is Pakistan’s most notorious hub of Islamist militants. US drone strikes are rarely reported in built-up areas of the semi-autonomous tribal belt and officials said the aircraft flew over the market area for hours ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan military unveils first domestically produced drones

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 10:57pm by WASHPOST

    ... Ashfaq Kayani. The drones, called Burraq and Shahpar, will not be armed and are to be used only for surveillance, military officials said. The development of the aircraft, believed to have ...




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