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  1. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan Islamist fighters, including included Chechens, Uzbeks, Turkmen, Tajiks and Uygurs, are leaving the North Waziristan region of Pakistan in anticipation of an Pakistani army offensive Some of the world’s most feared Islamist fighters are quietly slipping away from a Pakistani tribal region ahead of a long-rumoured military operation, ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani jets kill 17 in anti-militant offensive

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bannu, Pakistan Offensive to root out militants in Pakistan's restive northwest on border with Afghanistan continues with reported deaths of 17 insurgents following jet strikes Pakistani jets killed 17 militants in the latest raid on rebel hideouts in the country’s restive northwest, officials said on Saturday. The planes bombarded hideouts ...

  3. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bannu, Pakistan Civilians exodus lawless tribal areas on Pakistan's border with Afghanistan as army gears up for long expected ground offensive against Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan insurgents Pakistani helicopter gunships pounded militant targets in the country’s northwest on Friday, killing up to 20 rebels, as the number of civilians fleeing an expected ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Imran Khan threatened over polio remarks

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 04:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Cricket icon turned politician Imran Khan received threats from Islamist militants following remarks over polio vaccinations in Pakistan's restive tribal areas Pakistani opposition leader and former cricket hero Imran Khan has been threatened by militants after criticising attacks on polio vaccination teams, his party said on Thursday. Khan ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan pounds insurgent hideouts, targeting Uygur separatists

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan Uygur separatists said to be targets in Pakistani offensive against insurgent strongholds close to the Afghan border after China's President Xi Jinping presses Islamabad Four suspected militants were killed on Friday as Pakistan’s armed forces hit insurgent targets during a third day of action in a restive tribal area close ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US implicitly defends killing Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 12:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Secretary of State John Kerry points to murderous history of Pakistani Taliban in response to criticism from Islamabad government propped-up by US$1.6 billion in American aid The United States implicitly defended on Monday the killing of a top extremist leader in a drone strike in Pakistan, but admitted “tensions” and occasional ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    23 drown at Karachi beaches as Pakistani bathers defy ban to celebrate Eid

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:32am by Associated Press and Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... Associated Press and Agence France-Presse in Islamabad At least 23 bathers have drowned in rough seas off Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi, officials said on Thursday, after defying a ban on swimming during the monsoon season. Rescue workers in Pakistan’s largest city said they had recovered the bodies of 21 people from the sea as of noon on Thursday. The bathers were among thousands ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani Taliban choose new leader, dismiss peace talks

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 09:57am by Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan Hardline cleric Maulana Fazlullah chosen to succeed Hakimullah Mehsud as Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan leader The Pakistani Taliban appointed a hardline cleric linked to the attack on schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai as their new chief on Thursday and dismissed proposed peace talks with the government as a “waste of time”. Maulana Fazlullah, ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to bring own car to summit

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 11:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has rejected the use of a bulletproof car provided by rival India for next week's summit of South Asian leaders in Kathmandu, a Nepalese official has said. Sharif "will be bringing his own car... all other vehicles for [visiting] heads of countries have come from India", said foreign ministry spokesman ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistanis hope to get ahead with hair transplants

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar Pakistanis hope to get ahead with hair transplants Mohammad Shahid's eyes lit up when he saw his once bald cousin come home one day with a head full of hair and a strutting gait to match. A handsome but follicly-challenged young man, he decided the time was ripe to restore his honour, battered by years of taunts that follow the barren-headed ...




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