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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani lawmakers to resign in bid to force Nawaz Sharif out

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:20pm by AFP

    ... ul-Qadri led tens of thousands of supporters into the capital to demand Sharif's resignation, vowing to camp on the streets until he stepped down. Sharif has refused to go but said he would ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Chinese-American 'was target of Pakistan mountain massacre'

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... came after a failed attempt to capture a Chinese-American to use him as a high-value bargaining chip, officials and militant sources have said. The June 22, 2013 attack at the base camp ... then met a local sectarian group in a forest, recruiting two more fighters- against the sectarian group leader's wishes- to bring their number to 10. They left for the Nanga Parbat base camp ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan army launch ground offensive against Taliban in North Waziristan

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

    ... Monday was the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Pakistan, and many of those displaced by the fighting face spending the month in difficult conditions in camps. Tens ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan gunmen in fresh attack at checkpoint near Karachi airport

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

    ... is located at the entrance of an ASF camp some 500 metres away from the main airport premises, or one kilometre from the passenger terminal. A reporter at the scene said rangers, police and army commandos were arriving at the camp, which has little by way of cover and were taking up positions to engage the militants in an open field. The assault came as Pakistan launched air strikes ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan helicopters pound rebels as 150,000 civilians flee tribal areas

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 04:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Bannu, Pakistan

    ... Registration points and camps have been set up to deal with the influx of people in Bannu, but many prefer to travel on to stay with relatives in other areas. Thousands of people including women ...

  6. 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

    ... be different. Residents saw foreign militants leaving the Machis Camp and Data Khel village near Miranshah, as well as the villages of Musaki, Hurmaz, Hesso Khel and Api. The fighters included Chechens, ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan pounds insurgent hideouts, targeting Uygur separatists

    Posted May 24th 2014, 02:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan

    ... Miranshah fort on the adjacent areas of Machis camp, Kharwani and Sukhail Wazir on Friday morning, followed by pounding suspected militant hideouts with gunship helicopters,” an intelligence official based in Miranshah told reporters. Miranshah is the main town of North Waziristan and Machis camp a neighbourhood on its outskirts that was once a camp for Afghan refugees but is now ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Blast kills 15 at Pakistani refugee camp

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 06:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jalozai A car bomb tore through a Pakistani refugee camp on Thursday, killing 15 people including women and children and heightening security fears before a May general election. More than 40 other people were wounded when the bomb exploded at Jalozai, the country’s largest refugee camp, as scores of people queued for rations. Jalozai is home to tens ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban bomb inside Pakistani army compound blows up, killing 20

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:53pm by AP

    ... Pakistani troop convoys are often hit by roadside bombs. Last month, four Pakistani troops were killed when a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a checkpoint outside an army camp ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Families from Baluchistan, Pakistan, march in search for missing relatives

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:36am by AFP

    ... to recover their loved ones. The more than two dozen men, women and children had camped in the commercial hub for nearly three weeks after walking 700 kilometres from Quetta, the capital ...




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