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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Civilian deaths in anti-Taliban air raid stoke anger in Pakistan's lawless northwest

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... towns inside Pakistan, and who threaten to march on Islamabad if the operation does not end. The bombardment in the Shawal Valley began just before 1am, lighting up the sky as residents of Zoi ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Militants kill 8 security personnel in northwest Pakistan

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:12pm by Associated Press in Peshawar

    ... administrator, Iqbal Khan, said the attack happened in Jamrud, a main town in the Khyber tribal region bordering Afghanistan. Security forces quickly retaliated and killed at least four assailants, he ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf assassination plotter captured in Pakistani raid on Taliban

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:54pm by Reuters

    ... during a raid last Friday in the lawless northwestern tribal region, following a tip from area sources, intelligence officials said. The troops raided a home in the town of Shakai in the South ... drone fired four missiles at a militant-hideout in the town of Datta Khel in North Waziristan, killing at least 15 militants, Pakistani officials said. The identities and nationalities ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Chinese-American 'was target of Pakistan mountain massacre'

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

    ... from out of town and wanted to meet. The men met at a house in the town of Chilas, where the two strangers, wearing all-enveloping burqas, were introduced as important Taliban cadres from Afghanistan. The local fighters were briefed on the planned Nanga Parbat operation. "They were told that the mission was about kidnapping a foreigner in order to later bargain for the release ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban got new haircuts to elude Pakistani military

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

    ... forces' operation," he said while cutting hair in a shop in Bannu, the town where most civilians fled to. For years he cut Taliban commanders' hair to match the flowing locks of former ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Passenger killed as gunmen open fire on jet landing in Pakistan

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 03:22pm

    ... with more than 170 passengers on board. Authorities said the plane landed safely but that a catastrophe was only narrowly avoided as it was still 1,500 metres above the ground when it was hit ... operation has seen North Waziristan hit by more than a week of shelling and air raids, with more than 470,000 people fleeing ahead of an impending ground assault. Many have headed to the nearby town ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan army launch ground offensive against Taliban in North Waziristan

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

    ... officials said. Troops moved on Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan, around 9.30am local time, officials said, after two weeks of air strikes and artillery bombardment of insurgent targets. ... troops moved on the town after six hours of artillery shelling, which began at 3.30am. “They are using tanks and armoured vehicles for ground movement,” a security official said on condition ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani jets kill 17 in anti-militant offensive

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

    ... the offensive in North Waziristan, which is aimed at wiping out longstanding militant strongholds in the area bordering Afghanistan. Tens of thousands of families have fled to the town of Bannu, close to North Waziristan, while hundreds more have moved further afield to the towns of Lakki Marwat, Karak and Dera Ismail Khan since the offensive began in mid-June. “Jet fighters bombarded militant ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan launches military campaign in North Waziristan

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

    ... and local terrorists who are hiding in sanctuaries in North Waziristan," a military statement said. A military official in the main North Waziristan town of Miranshah said that the coordinated ... some 25km west of the main town of Miranshah in North Waziristan, a stronghold for Taliban and al-Qaeda-linked militants on the border with Afghanistan. Watch: Taliban make new threats ...

  10. 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

    ... helicopter gunships targeted militant hideouts in an early morning raid in Kutabkhel area of Miranshah, the main town of North Waziristan, killing up to 20 militants. “Some 157,000 people have ...




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