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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

    ... control," he said. "America is our enemy, but they have never taken such cruel action against us as that we witnessed from the Pakistani government, our own country." ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani Taliban attack that leaves 28 dead in Karachi shatters prospects of peace

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:40pm by Reuters

    ... flights and cargo is located. They opened fire with machine guns and rocket launchers, sparking a battle with security forces that lasted until around dawn. Heavy gunfire and multiple explosions ... by the fire, said Rizwan Akhtar, the chief of Pakistan's elite paramilitary Rangers. Just before dawn, security forces regained control of the airport, and all 10 attackers were dead, Akhtar said. ...

  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

    ... of seven semi-autonomous tribal regions on the Afghan border, has been an important base for the TTP, which has killed thousands in bombings and gun attacks during its seven-year insurgency. ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan gunmen in fresh attack at checkpoint near Karachi airport

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

    ... 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 ...

  5. 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

    ... forces. A protracted gun battle followed as the militants took up positions around the cargo terminal. The sound of gunfire and small explosions created panic among passengers and people ... and flights were diverted as the gun battle continued. "The militants were not able to achieve their target of hitting the aeroplanes as they were kept engaged by the security forces, [that] ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan PM demands probe into ‘honour killing’ of pregnant woman

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:15pm by Reuters

    ... then grabbed her head scarf, causing her to fall over. While a member of Iqbal’s party wrestled the gun away, a female cousin grabbed a brick and hit Farzana with it, he said. “She was screaming ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Exiled MQM leader Altaf Hussain arrested on money-laundering charge

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:20am by AFP

    ... for his release. The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has its power base in the violence-wracked city, Pakistan's largest, which it controls with an iron fist. Hussain's arrest, confirmed ... on suspicion of money-laundering. It said officers were searching the building. Hussain wields effective control over Karachi from his London suburb, addressing supporters through a loudspeaker linked ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan court suicide attack leaves 11 dead, 24 wounded

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13pm by Reuters

    ... on court kills 11, including judge Gunmen burst into a court in a busy shopping area in the heart of Pakistan’s capital on Monday, killing at least 11 people in a suicide-bomb and gun attack likely ... continued around Pakistan in past weeks, showing that the central Taliban leadership is not entirely in control of its operations. "We have already declared a ceasefire for a month and we stand ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Chinese tourist abducted by Taliban in northwest Pakistan

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:13pm by Reuters in Pakistan

    ... over tribal rivalries, control of extortion revenue, peace talks with the government, and who should succeed leaders killed by US drone strikes. The organisation is allied to but not the same ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi gang members kill 15 passers-by in attack outside market

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:46pm by AP

    ... in southern Pakistan, killing 15 people. Machine guns and grenades were used in the attack on Wednesday in the Lyari neighborhood of Karachi, in which more than 40 other people were wounded, senior ... and men". "They will not go unpunished," he said. Another police officer, Abdul Khaliq Sheikh, said police and paramilitary rangers chased the gunmen and killed eight in a gun battle. He ...




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