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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US orders non-essential staff out of consulate in Pakistan’s Lahore

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 11:20am by Agence France-Presse in Lahore

    ... that will raise yet more concerns about the violence that has continued unabated since the newly-elected government took office. The closure of the US consulate in Pakistan’s second-largest city ... extremists, but Pakistan denounces them publicly as a violation of sovereignty. US diplomatic missions have been the target of violence in the past. A suicide car bomber rammed a US diplomatic vehicle ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US blacklisting of Haqqani network may raise tensions with Pakistan

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... violence against US and other Nato troops in Afghanistan. Pakistan considers the decision "an internal matter for the United States", its Washington embassy said. The organisation's ... Bloomberg in Washington Terrorist label will limit financial resources, but Pakistan denies co-operative links to network US blacklisting of Haqqanis may raise tensions The US decision ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani Taliban chief says group is open to talks if Islamabad cuts US ties

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar Taliban open to talks if Islamabad cuts US ties Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud said his organisation could be open to talks with Islamabad in a video released on Friday, but he poured scorn on the idea his men would give up their guns. Mehsud, who has a US$5 million US government bounty on his head, said the militant group would ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Upswing of violence in Pakistan as wave of militant attacks claim 27

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 06:18pm by AFP

    ... but violence now appears to be on the rise again. Five separate strikes hit on Tuesday, including two roadside bombs, an attack on a military post and a car bombing targeting a judge. At least five ... violence In Bajaur, another tribal area on the Afghan border, a roadside bomb killed two security officials responsible for security arrangements for an ongoing polio vaccination drive, local ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan summons US envoy in protest at killing of Taliban leader

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 07:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dera Ismail Khan Islamabad summons American ambassador, saying drone attack that killed leader of militant group scuttles efforts to launch peace talks Pakistan blasts U.S. over Taliban strike The Pakistani government summoned the US ambassador yesterday to protest at the drone strike that killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban. The interior minister denounced ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    21 kidnapped policemen found shot dead in northwest Pakistan

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 09:47am by Associated Press in Peshawar

    ... and gunned them down, said another local official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to talk to the media. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, ... canister that exploded, said police spokesman Imran Shaukat. Many buses in Pakistan run on natural gas. Karachi has a long history of political, ethnic and sectarian violence. It is also believed ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    The martyrs of Pakistan’s fight against the crippling disease of polio

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... of her sister Sumbal: one showing her bright-eyed and smiling, the other blank-faced in death after she was gunned down by militants, a "martyr" in Pakistan's desperate fight ... not talk. We wished that at least she could have had her last words with us before passing away." Pakistan is one of only three countries, along with Afghanistan and Nigeria, where polio ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

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

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

    ... that police did nothing during the 15 minutes the violence lasted outside Lahore High Court. “I begged them to help us but they said, this is not our duty,” Muhammed Iqbal told Reuters. “I took off my ... 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 ...

  9. News - World - PAKISTAN

    Benazir's son puts Bhutto name back in spotlight

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 07:20am by Reuters

    ... "These political orphans and puppets would want us to be a dictatorship again," he said, referring to Khan and Qadri and their protests. "But Pakistan is over that. We are a democracy. ... with the Taliban to end the bloodshed, angering the Pakistani military in the process, but violence scuppered the talks. Additional reporting by Bloomberg ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Attack on warship highlights al-Qaeda's infiltration of Pakistani military

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 09:20pm by Reuters

    ... forces Months after Owais Jakhrani was sacked from Pakistan's navy for radical Islamist views, he led an audacious mission to take over a warship and turn its guns on a US naval vessel ... of militant infiltration into Pakistan's nuclear-armed military. The issue is a sensitive one for Pakistan's armed forces, which have received billions of dollars of US aid since 2001 when ...




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