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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Chinese tourist abducted by Taliban in northwest Pakistan

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

    ... Reuters in Pakistan The Pakistani Taliban are holding a Chinese tourist they have kidnapped for ransom according to police sources and senior Taliban commander Abdullah Bahar The Pakistani ... custody.” Daraban police said they were searching for the man. Kidnaps are on the rise in Pakistan, although it is unusual for Chinese to be targeted. Gunmen in January shot dead six guards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1516158/pakistani-taliban-kidnap-chinese-cyclist
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Militants fire on Pakistan quake relief helicopter

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:48pm by Associated Press in Pakistan

    ... Associated Press in Pakistan Rescue workers pace peril in Pakistan's earthquake zone of Baluchistan as militants fire rockets at a government helicopter. Two rockets fired by militants in Pakistan’s quake-struck region narrowly missed a government relief helicopter on Thursday as survivors complained aid was not reaching far-flung areas and the death toll climbed to 348. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1318968/militants-fire-pakistan-quake-relief-helicopter
  3. 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 ... have been killed in the offensive, dubbed “Zarb-e-Azb” after a sword used in battle by the Prophet Mohammad, although the number and identity of the victims are impossible to verify. Pakistan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542448/pakistani-jets-kill-17-anti-militant-offensive
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536944/pakistan-helicopters-pound-rebels-150000-civilians-flee-tribal-areas
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519233/pakistan-pounds-insurgent-hideouts-third-day-targeting-uygur-separatists
  6. 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 ... notorious for leading the militants’ brutal two-year rule in Pakistan’s northwestern Swat valley, was elected to replace Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed in a US drone strike last Friday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1350604/pakistani-taliban-choose-new-leader-dismiss-peace-talks
  7. News - World

    Official: Earthquake of magnitude 7.7 hits southwestern Pakistan

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 08:08pm by AP

    ... KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Official: Earthquake of magnitude 7.7 hits southwestern Pakistan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1316929/official-earthquake-magnitude-77-hits-southwestern-pakistan
  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seeks to improve ties with visit to Pakistan

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 11:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Ashraf Ghani will hold talks with prime minister Nawaz Sharif on forging peace with the Taliban Afghan president seeks to improve ties with Pakistan Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived for his first ever visit to neighbouring Pakistan yesterday as he seeks to improve ties between the two nations and tries to revive Taliban peace talks. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1640178/afghan-president-ashraf-ghani-seeks-improve-ties-visit-pakistan
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Three per cent of drone deaths civilian: Pakistan

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 03:57pm by Associated Press in Islamabad

    ... Associated Press in Islamabad Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence has said just 3 per cent of the victims of drone attacks in the country are civilian, sparking an outcry from rights activists Pakistan’s government said on Wednesday 3 per cent of 2,227 people killed in US drone strikes since 2008 were civilians, a surprisingly low figure that sparked criticism from groups that have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1344514/three-cent-drone-deaths-civilian-pakistan
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US implicitly defends killing Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud

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

    ... 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 ... it would scuttle its peace talks with the group. The killing came just over a week after Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asked President Barack Obama in Oval Office talks to stop drone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1348153/us-implicitly-defends-killing-pakistani-taliban-leader-hakimullah-mehsud

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