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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Indian on Pakistan death row badly beaten

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore Accused Indian spy in Pakistani prison severely attacked by fellow inmates Beaten death row inmate on ventilator An Indian national on death row in Pakistan who was attacked by fellow inmates armed with bricks has been put o ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1224878/indian-pakistan-death-row-badly-beaten
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban got new haircuts to elude Pakistani military

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bannu Taliban get a haircut and run from Pakistani assault Hundreds of Taliban fighters rushed to disguise themselves with new haircuts in the weeks before a Pakistani army assault, it has emerged, as shopkeepers revealed details of their taste for imported luxuries. Azam Khan was one of the top barbers in Miranshah, North Waziristan, until he, like ...

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

    ... 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 ... bloody campaign to overthrow Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's US-allied government. The Taliban said the assault on the Jinnah International Airport was in response to air strikes on its ...

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

    Pakistani jets kill 17 in anti-militant offensive

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

    ... A full assault by ground troops has been expected for some days and the intensive shelling in several areas could indicate that it is now imminent. Nearly 370 militants and 12 security personnel ... armed forces have used jet fighters, tanks and artillery in the operation that began almost two weeks ago. The assault on the militant bastion of North Waziristan, long urged by Washington, ...

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

    Pakistan gunmen in fresh attack at checkpoint near Karachi airport

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

    ... 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 on a militant-infested tribal district, killing 15 people in apparent retaliation for Monday’s assault. Ten Taliban fighters, some dressed in military uniform and armed with machine guns, grenades and rocket ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529293/gunmen-attack-checkpost-pakistans-karachi-airport
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan army launch ground offensive against Taliban in North Waziristan

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bannu Pakistan’s military launched a ground assault in the North Waziristan tribal area on Monday, beginning a new phase in its offensive against Taliban militants, ... Pakistan, confirmed the advance. A statement from the military’s communications wing said the assault began “after the evacuation of all civil population”, and infantry troops were carrying out ...

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

    Passenger killed as gunmen open fire on jet landing in Pakistan

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 03:22pm

    ... The military said it had killed 47 fighters in the tribal northwest in the latest air strikes carried out as part of its assault which began on June 15. The armed forces have used jet fighters, tanks ... 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 ...

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

    Chinese-American 'was target of Pakistan mountain massacre'

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

    ... for the 8,126-metre Nanga Parbat, Pakistan's second-highest mountain, was the deadliest assault on foreigners in the country for a decade. One year on, with tourism in the northern Gilgit-Baltistan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543217/chinese-american-was-target-pakistan-mountain-massacre
  9. 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 ... storming the cargo terminal. Another senior police officer, Raja Umar Khattab, said the attackers then broke into pairs and pressed the assault. "That's why their bodies were found lying ...

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

    8 killed in Lahore as Pakistani police clash with backers of popular cleric

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore 8 killed as police clash with backers of cleric Eight people were killed yesterday when Pakistani riot police armed with assault rifles clashed with followers of a prominent preacher and anti-government critic in the eastern city of Lahore. The clash, a rare act of political violence in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home city, involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1535199/8-killed-lahore-pakistani-police-clash-backers-popular-cleric

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