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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Chinese-American 'was target of Pakistan mountain massacre'

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gilgit Chinese-American 'was target of mountain massacre' The massacre of 10 foreign climbers on Pakistan's "Killer Mountain" a year ago ... 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    58 die as speeding, overloaded bus collides with truck, catches fire in Pakistan

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 10:42pm by AP, AFP

    ... a horrific crash between two buses and a petrol tanker left 35 dead, with many burned alive when the fuel ignited. The mountainous areas of Kashmir and the north, where drivers career around narrow ...

  3. 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

    ... raising questions about the effectiveness of such an intervention. The exodus from the mountainous North Waziristan district on the Afghan border began in late May following Pakistani air strikes, ... into the mountains towards the Afghan border.” Senior security official On Wednesday night two US drone strikes hit the region killing at least 16 in the first such attack this year, fuelling suspicion ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan army launch ground offensive against Taliban in North Waziristan

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

    ... of thousands have also fled across the porous mountain border into Afghanistan, and there have been fears that key militants may have slipped out. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the operation ... and sparked the military offensive. Pakistan’s allies, particularly the United States, have long called for an operation in the mountainous tribal territory to flush out groups like the Haqqani ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban got new haircuts to elude Pakistani military

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

    ... militants in North Waziristan tribal area on June 15, vowing to wipe out the strongholds they have used to wreak deadly terror attacks across the country. The rugged, mountainous area on the Afghan ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban warns foreign companies to leave Pakistan, amid army offensive

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... in Karachi which left dozens dead and marked the end of a troubled peace process. Pakistan's Western allies, particularly the United States, have long demanded an operation in the mountainous ... been joined by tanks and infantry engaging in heavy artillery strikes. In North Waziristan's main town, Miranshah, more than 2,000 troops could be seen at new posts in the mountains ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan launches military campaign in North Waziristan

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

    ... who was the mastermind of attack on Karachi airport, and several other commanders have been killed in the strikes," he said. The military assault targeted the mountainous Dehgan area, ... to independently verify the accounts. Residents in North Waziristan said they were woken after midnight by the sound of jets roaring overhead but said the strikes happened in a remote mountainous area. ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    23 Pakistan troops killed in bus accident

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 04:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Peshawar

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar At least 23 Pakistani soldiers were killed on Saturday when their bus plunged into a ravine on the main Pakistan-China highway in the mountainous northern ... site. “They were all proceeding on leave from Swat to Gilgit,” the military official said. The journey in the mountainous northern districts is quite difficult and soldiers and civilians prefer ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani aircraft pound militants in tribal areas

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 02:44pm by AFP

    ... risen to 30,” a security official in Peshawar said, updating the earlier death toll of 15. The focus of Tuesday’s attacks, which also involved helicopter gunships, was mostly the mountainous ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    2 Chinese tourists among victims of Himalayan attack

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 02:02pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... mountaineers. Pakistan's Taliban movement and a smaller militant group both claimed responsibility. The shootings, which followed several deadly bombings in different parts of Pakistan in the past ... The move did little to silence questions from critics who asked how gunmen could have slipped past security forces at check points meant to scrutinise visitors to the sensitive mountain region ...




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