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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Fourteen killed, 50 injured in bomb blast on Pakistani train

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:42pm by Reuters

    ... The low-level separatist insurgency in Baluchistan is one of the chronic security problems undermining stability in nuclear-armed Pakistan. The separatists accuse the government of stripping ...

  2. News - World - PAKISTAN

    US sharply curtails drone strikes in Pakistan

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 02:16pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington The number of US military drone strikes in Pakistan has dropped signficantly to allow for talks between Islamabad and the Taliban to take place, media reports say The United States has cut back sharply on its drone strikes in Pakistan after the Islamabad government asked for restraint while it seeks peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban, the Washington Post ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan military unveils first domestically produced drones

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 10:57pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Kabul Military unveils drones amid US strike protests Pakistan's military has unveiled two domestically produced drones, even as the country is facing growing protests over US drone strikes on Pakistani soil. After years of preparation, the "strategically unmanned aerial vehicles" were formally announced on Monday by military chief General ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan bombs militant hideouts in tribal area after peace talks collapse

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:48pm by Reuters in Islamabad

    ... Reuters in Islamabad Military claims 15 militants killed during bomb strike by jet fighters in Mir Ali border region with Afghanistan after talks break down Pakistani fighter jets bombed ... collapsed this week. “We received information about militant hideouts and based on our intelligence, precision strikes were carried out around midnight in the Mir Ali area,” an intelligence official ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi police living in shadow of death, with 44 slain this year

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:45pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Karachi 44 officers killed already this year in Karachi, a city where Taliban holds sway and criminal gangs strike fear into a teeming population Police living in shadow of death From his home off a dirt road littered with refuse in the teeming city of Karachi, policeman Didar Ahmed's son shows the bloodstained jacket his father was wearing when ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani aircraft pound militants in tribal areas

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah Death toll from strikes targeting areas in North and South Waziristan rises to 30 Pakistani fighter jets bombarded Taliban hideouts in the troubled ... alleged militants. Experts say the strikes are designed to give the military the upper-hand if talks eventually resume and do not believe the army is prepared to launch a full-fledged operation ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan resumes Taliban talks despite deadly blast

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 05:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... prompted the government to suspend air strikes on militant targets in the tribal areas that had killed more than 100 insurgents, according to security officials. The ceasefire announcement was met with scepticism by some analysts, who said it may be a tactic to allow the militants to regroup after they had suffered heavy losses in air strikes. Maulana Sami-ul-Haq, the radical cleric leading ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US drone strike in Pakistan kills 3 militants

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 02:15pm by Associated Press in Islamabad

    ... Associated Press in Islamabad America's controversial drone programme in Pakistan kills foreign militants in tribal area Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected American drone fired two missiles at a home in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing at least three foreign militants. Two officials said the strike took place just before midnight ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US defence chief Chuck Hagel visits Pakistan

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:04pm by AFP

    ... as Washington seeks to defuse tensions over controversial US drone strikes and Islamabad’s role in Afghanistan. In the first visit by a US defence secretary in nearly four years, Hagel flew from Kabul ... strikes in Pakistan’s tribal belt as well as Afghan Taliban sanctuaries inside Pakistan’s borders. Hagel visited “in recognition of the tremendous support that Pakistan has provided in the war ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan court suicide attack leaves 11 dead, 24 wounded

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

    ... a series of attacks and counter-attacks by the army and insurgents. Observers say striking a deal with the central leadership would not stop the violence because many fridge militant groups operate ...




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