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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

    Upswing of violence in Pakistan as wave of militant attacks claim 27

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 06:18pm by AFP

    ... a major offensive against militant hideouts in North Waziristan tribal area after a bloody raid on Karachi Airport ended faltering peace talks between the government and the Taliban. The military ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1637482/wave-militant-attacks-pakistan-kills-27-reprisal-offensive
  4. News - World - PAKISTAN

    Benazir's son puts Bhutto name back in spotlight

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 07:20am by Reuters

    ... remains a powerful symbol and people often refer to her as a martyr. Islamabad's airport and a scheme to give cash to poor families have been named after her. Last weekend's rally, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1624562/benazirs-son-puts-bhutto-name-back-spotlight
  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Passengers throw Pakistani politician Rehman Malik off plane after delay

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

    ... being respectful towards others." While the former minister fled back to the safety of the airport, another politician, Dr Ramesh Kumar Wakwani, managed to board the plane only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594821/passengers-throw-pakistani-politician-rehman-malik-plane-after-delay
  6. 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
  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Ten Taliban militants killed in attacks on Pakistan air force bases

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:08pm by Reuters

    ... that Pakistani airports had been targeted and will raise more questions about security at such facilities. Pakistan's military has been fighting an offensive against the Taliban insurgency ... casualty figures. Police said some of the attackers in Thursday night's raids were killed at the Samungli air force base, which shares a runway with the civilian airport in Quetta. The city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574483/ten-taliban-militants-killed-attacks-pakistan-air-force-bases
  8. 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
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Clashes in Pakistan after shots fired at opposition leader Imran Khan

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:43pm

    ... were killed and 13 members of the security forces were wounded in attacks on two air force bases in the city Quetta late on Thursday, the third time since June airports had been targeted. Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574222/clashes-pakistan-after-shots-fired-opposition-leader-imran-khan
  10. 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

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