US drone kills Pakistan Taliban deputy Waliur Rehman

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US drone kills Pakistan Taliban deputy Waliur Rehman

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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Pakistan's loneliest church celebrates Christmas in Taliban country

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Pakistan's loneliest church celebrates Christmas in Taliban country

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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US drone crashes in Pakistan: security officials

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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, 10 Taliban dead in Pakistan raid

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SaiGon GP English 37 month(s) ago

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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US drone hit kills Germans in Pakistan: officials

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US drone hit kills Germans in Pakistan: officials

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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55 killed in Karachi riots

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VietnamNet English 48 month(s) ago

55 killed in Karachi riots

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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Air strike kills 30 militants in NW Pakistan: military

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Air strike kills 30 militants in NW Pakistan: military

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 investigates reports of Taliban leader's death

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Báo Dân Trí English 54 month(s) ago

Pakistan investigates reports of Taliban leader's death

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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In Pakistan, Gates seeks to bolster uneasy alliance

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In Pakistan, Gates seeks to bolster uneasy alliance

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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Unconfirmed reports say Pakistani Taliban chief killed in U.S. strike

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VietnamNet English 55 month(s) ago

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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Pakistan suicide bomb kills scores at volleyball match

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VOV News English 55 month(s) ago

Pakistan suicide bomb kills scores at volleyball match

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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Death toll in Pakistan car suicide bomb rises to 93: police

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Death toll in Pakistan car suicide bomb rises to 93: police

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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Bomber attacks Pakistani intelligence agency

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 57 month(s) ago

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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Bombings kill 16 in Pakistan as spy agency hit

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Bombings kill 16 in Pakistan as spy agency hit

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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Pakistanis pay high price for anti-militant drive

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 57 month(s) ago

Pakistan's decision to hunt down Taliban militants has public backing but rising bloodshed is stoking doubt the military option will be worth the cost outside the battlefield.

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