Pakistani helicopter gunships staged a predawn raid on a militant hideout on Saturday and shot dead a top al-Qaeda operative wanted for plotting to bomb the New York subway system, the military said.
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A US drone strike has killed the deputy chief of the Pakistani Taliban in the country's lawless tribal northwest, officials said, dealing a major blow to the militant network.
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This Christmas, pastor Nazir Alam will stoke up a fire, lay a fresh cloth on the altar and welcome parishioners as they arrive at his church in Waziristan, a Pakistani tribal area known as an al-Qaeda haven.
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MIRANSHAH, Pakistan, Sept 18, 2011 (AFP) - An unmanned United States drone aircraft crashed in Pakistan's lawless northwestern tribal district on Sunday after suffering a technical fault, local security officials said.
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Eight soldiers and at least 10 Taliban were killed after the militants attacked a Pakistani security checkpost in the lawless tribal belt before dawn Thursday, local security officials said.
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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) – A US drone strike has killed eight militants, including German nationals, in Pakistan's lawless tribal belt near the Afghan border, local security officials have said.
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Death toll rose to 55 in the current wave of violence sparked by the murder of a provincial parliamentarian in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi as police claimed to arrest 68 suspected perpetrators, Pakistani Interior Minister said on Tuesday night.
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AFP) – At least 30 militants were killed in an air strike by the Pakistani military on their hideout in a restive tribal area bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, the military said.
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Pakistan is investigating reports that the leader of the Taliban in the country died from wounds sustained in mid-January in an airstrike carried out by a U.S. drone aircraft, Pakistani officials said Sunday.
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US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has struck a conciliatory tone on a visit to Pakistan, praising Islamabad's campaign against Taliban militants in the midst of tensions between the uneasy allies.
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However, the spokesman of the banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Azam Tariq claimed its chief alive and well, the reports said.
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At least 88 people have been killed by a suicide bomb attack at a volleyball court in the troubled north-west of Pakistan, local police say.
Police chief Ayub Khan said the bomber drove towards a field where people were watching a match, before detonating a load of high-intensity explosives.
The attack happened near Lakki Marwat, close to North and South Waziristan.
The Pakistani army has been conducting a campaign against the Taliban in the tribal areas since October....
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The death toll from a devastating suicide car bombing in northwest Pakistan has risen to 93, marking a bloody start to 2010 for the insurgency-hit nation, police said on Saturday.
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A suicide car bomber attacked an office used by Pakistan's main intelligence agency in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Friday, killing 10 people and wounding 60, officials said.
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PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov 13, 2009 (AFP) - A powerful suicide car bomb ripped through the Peshawar headquarters of Pakistan's top spy agency Friday, killing at least 10 people and destroying part of the highly-fortified building.
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