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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan gunmen in fresh attack at checkpoint near Karachi airport

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Karachi Around 10 gunmen attacked a security checkpost outside Pakistan’s Karachi airport on Tuesday, officials said, and were exchanging fire with troops, a day ... process with the Pakistani Taliban lies in tatters. “Gunmen are exchanging fire with Airport Security Force (ASF) personnel at a checkpost guarding the airport,” an ASF spokesman said. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529293/gunmen-attack-checkpost-pakistans-karachi-airport
  2. 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

    ... Reuters in Islamabad Militants who stormed Karachi airport, killing 18 people, had plenty of ammunition and food and may have aimed to hijack an airliner Crack Taliban squad was ready for a long siege Their backpacks stuffed with food and ammunition, a squad of highly trained Taliban fighters clearly expected that their attack on Pakistan's biggest airport could become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529000/pakistani-taliban-fighters-who-stormed-karachi-airport-were-prepared-drawn
  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

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

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

    ... Reuters in Islamabad Airport attack shatters hopes for peace talks Watch: Dozens killed after Taliban attack Pakistan's main airport The Pakistani Taliban yesterday threatened more attacks after claiming responsibility for a brazen five-hour assault in which gunmen disguised as security guards stormed the international airport in Karachi, set off explosions and killed 18 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528954/pakistani-taliban-attack-leaves-28-dead-karachi-shatters-prospects-peace
  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Passenger killed as gunmen open fire on jet landing in Pakistan

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 03:22pm

    ... with eight bullets from the unidentified attackers. “The shots were fired from outside the airport, one lady passenger and two stewards were wounded, the woman later died in the hospital,” airline ... the airport to search for the gunmen and paid tribute to the pilot’s cool head. “Credit goes to the aeroplane pilot that he managed to land safely,” senior police official Najeeb Ur Rehman said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540298/passenger-killed-gunmen-open-fire-jet-landing-pakistan
  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban got new haircuts to elude Pakistani military

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:24am by AFP

    ... and hair very short, saying that they were going to the [Persian] Gulf and wanted to avoid problems at Pakistani airports," Khan said. The Pakistani military launched the offensive against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1548164/taliban-got-new-haircuts-elude-pakistani-military
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan launches military campaign in North Waziristan

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

    ... Associated Press in Islamabad Pakistani jets pound eight hideouts in tribal areas in response to siege of Karachi airport, with most of the dead reported to be Uzbeks Army hits militants ... responsibility for the June 8 commando-style attack on Karachi airport. "On the directions of the Government, Armed forces of Pakistan have launched a comprehensive operation against foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533191/airstrikes-kill-about-100-militants-pakistan
  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani jets kill 17 in anti-militant offensive

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Bannu, Pakistan

    ... was finally launched after a dramatic attack on Karachi airport that killed dozens of people and marked the end of a faltering peace process with the Pakistani Taliban.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542448/pakistani-jets-kill-17-anti-militant-offensive
  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan army launch ground offensive against Taliban in North Waziristan

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 06:47pm by AFP

    ... dialogue, had doggedly pursued talks with the TTP since February to little avail. A dramatic attack on Karachi airport which killed dozens of people brought a sudden, bloody end to the peace process ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543674/pakistan-army-luanch-ground-offensive-against-taliban-north-waziristan
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vows to keep fighting Pakistani Taliban

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:58pm by BLOOM

    ... attacked the country's biggest international airport. Public opinion in Pakistan is shifting in favour of stronger action against fighters who were previously seen locally as more of a threat ... the Taliban's demand for prisoner releases even before progress on issues such as sharia law. After Taliban and Uzbek militants attacked Karachi's international airport, killing 18 security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1535198/prime-minister-nawaz-sharif-vows-keep-fighting-pakistani-taliban
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Foreign Islamist fighters exit tribal zone in Pakistan’s northwest

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Miranshah

    ... locals have said. But it has been hastened by the Taliban’s all-night siege of Karachi airport this week, which all but destroyed a tentative peace process. “Most of them have gone deep ... of co-ordination between Washington and Islamabad, with the Pakistani government’s patience for talks seemingly exhausted. But as pressure builds for a fuller response to the airport assault, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531483/foreign-islamist-fighters-exit-tribal-zone-pakistans-northwest

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