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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US drone strike kills senior Pakistani militant

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... nine other fighters, security officials said Thursday. Mullah Nazir was the main militant commander in South Waziristan, part of Pakistan’s tribal belt where the Taliban and Al-Qaeda-linked ... the reports from such a far-flung and mountainous area along the Afghan border. Nazir reached a peace deal with Islamabad in 2007 and had testy relations with the Pakistani Taliban, who are fighting ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Polio work halted in Pakistan after more aid workers killed

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... attacks, but in June the Taliban banned immunisations in the tribal region of Waziristan, condemning the polio campaign as a cover for espionage. In Waziristan, a hub for Islamist militants, ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf defies Taliban threats to return for election

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 11:02am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Karachi 'Where are those who used to say I would never come back,' former ruler says at Karachi airport Musharraf defies Taliban threats to return for election Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has returned to Pakistan after more than four years in exile, defying a Taliban death threat and vowing to "save" the country at the risk ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    21 kidnapped policemen found shot dead in northwest Pakistan

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

    ... Associated Press in Peshawar Twenty-one tribal policemen believed to have been kidnapped by the Taliban were found shot dead in Pakistan’s troubled northwest tribal region early Sunday, ... but suspicion fell on the Pakistani Taliban, who have been waging a bloody insurgency against the government for the past few years. The tribal region is the main sanctuary for the Taliban in Pakistan. ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Militants attack Pakistan police station, kill 6

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 02:14pm by Associated Press in Bannu, Pakistan

    ... Three militants were killed during the attack and one escaped. Bannu is a gateway to the North Waziristan tribal area, the main hub for Taliban and al-Qaeda militants in Pakistan, and has ...

  6. News - Asia

    Briefs, November 23, 2012

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Suicide bomber kills 23 in Pakistan ISLAMABAD- A Taliban suicide bomber struck a Shiite Muslim procession near Pakistan's capital, killing 23 people in the latest of a series ... that would recognise taxis as public transport. AFP   Taliban threatens India over body of bomber PESHAWAR, Pakistan- The Taliban threatened revenge unless India returns the body of a Pakistani man ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani cleric Tahirul Qadri tests political voice in million-man march

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... is that of Cairo's Tahrir Square. Government leaders have tried to warn the grey-bearded mullah, respected by many for his denunciations of the Taliban and his espousal of tolerance, that a gathering ... with Pakistan's politics. In the 2002 elections, his Awami Tehrik party had been able to garner only a single parliament seat. Living in Toronto, Qadri became an outspoken critic of the Taliban ...



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