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US air strike in Afghanistan killed senior Qaeda leader

Washington - A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan on March 19 killed the senior Al-Qaeda military commander Qari Yasin, who has been linked to numerous attacks in his native Pakistan, the US military confirmed on Saturday.

Security high as Pakistan launches first census in 19 years

Peshawar - Pakistan on Wednesday launched its first census in nearly two decades, with security high as thousands of enumerators backed by the military began the enormous, politically-charged count.

Pakistan threatens to block social media over 'blasphemy'

Islamabad - A Pakistani court has ordered the government to open an investigation into online "blasphemy", threatening to ban social media networks if they failed to censor content deemed insulting to Islam, lawyers said Thursday.

Pakistan gunfights kill 15 militants, two soldiers

Peshawar - At least 15 militants and two soldiers have been killed in two separate gun battles in a relatively peaceful district of Pakistan just northwest of the capital Islamabad, officials said Wednesday.

Pakistan gunfights kill 15 militants, two soldiers

Peshawar - At least 15 militants and two soldiers have been killed in two separate gun battles in a relatively peaceful district of Pakistan just northwest of the capital Islamabad, officials said Wednesday.

Pakistan gunfights kill 15 militants, two soldiers

Peshawar - At least 15 militants and two soldiers have been killed in two separate gun battles in a relatively peaceful district of Pakistan just northwest of the capital Islamabad, officials said Wednesday.

Five troops, 10 militants dead in Pakistan border raid

Islamabad - Five Pakistani soldiers and 10 militants were killed in a coordinated overnight raid at several border posts on the frontier with Afghanistan, the military said Monday.

Pakistan plans to end separate status for 'tribal areas'

Islamabad - Pakistan on Thursday announced plans to bring its militancy-wracked tribal areas into the mainstream political fold by ending a de facto system of direct rule that critics said suppressed development and fuelled extremism.

Pakistan plans to end separate status for 'tribal areas'

Islamabad - Pakistan on Thursday announced plans to bring its militancy-wracked tribal areas into the mainstream political fold by ending a de facto system of direct rule that critics said suppressed development and fuelled extremism.

Pakistan plans to end separate status for 'tribal areas'

Islamabad - Pakistan on Thursday announced plans to bring its militancy-wracked tribal areas into the mainstream political fold by ending a de facto system of direct rule that critics said suppressed development and fuelled extremism.

Pakistan on edge as eight killed in fresh Lahore bomb blast

Lahore - At least eight people were killed and 28 injured after a bomb ripped through Pakistan's Lahore Thursday, officials said, the tenth attack in just under a fortnight pointing to a resurgence in Islamist violence.

Pakistan on edge as eight killed in fresh Lahore bomb blast

Lahore - At least eight people were killed and 28 injured after a bomb ripped through Pakistan's Lahore Thursday, officials said, the tenth attack in just under a fortnight pointing to a resurgence in Islamist violence.

Pakistan on edge as eight killed in fresh Lahore bomb blast

Lahore - At least eight people were killed and 28 injured after a bomb ripped through Pakistan's Lahore Thursday, officials said, the tenth attack in just under a fortnight pointing to a resurgence in Islamist violence.

Seven die at Pakistan court as three suicide bombers attack

Tangi - At least seven people were killed when multiple Taliban suicide bombers attacked a court complex in northern Pakistan Tuesday, the latest in a series of assaults which have raised fears militants are regrouping.

Seven die at Pakistan court as three suicide bombers attack

Tangi - At least seven people were killed when multiple Taliban suicide bombers attacked a court complex in northern Pakistan Tuesday, the latest in a series of assaults which have raised fears militants are regrouping.

Seven die at Pakistan court as three suicide bombers attack

Tangi - At least seven people were killed when multiple Taliban suicide bombers attacked a court complex in northern Pakistan Tuesday, the latest in a series of assaults which have raised fears militants are regrouping.

Pope calls for quick accord to end DR Congo violence

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Sunday urged leaders of the Democratic Republic of Congo to act quickly to resolve its political crisis and curb violence, condemning in particular the use of child soldiers.

Pakistan 'kills 100 militants' after blast in Sufi shrine

Sehwan - Pakistani forces said Friday they had killed more than 100 "terrorists" after 88 people died in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Sufi shrine which stoked fears of a fresh surge in militancy.

Pakistan 'kills 100 militants' after blast in Sufi shrine

Sehwan - Pakistani forces said Friday they had killed more than 100 "terrorists" after 88 people died in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Sufi shrine which stoked fears of a fresh surge in militancy.

Pakistan 'kills 100 militants' after blast in Sufi shrine

Sehwan - Pakistani forces said Friday they had killed more than 100 "terrorists" after 88 people died in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Sufi shrine which stoked fears of a fresh surge in militancy.

Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Pakistan shrine

Sehwan - At least 70 people were killed and hundreds wounded Thursday when a bomb ripped through a revered Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan, officials said, after a series of attacks which have shaken optimism over recent improvements in security.

Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Pakistan shrine

Sehwan - At least 70 people were killed and hundreds wounded Thursday when a bomb ripped through a revered Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan, officials said, after a series of attacks which have shaken optimism over recent improvements in security.

Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Pakistan shrine

Sehwan - At least 70 people were killed and hundreds wounded Thursday when a bomb ripped through a revered Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan, officials said, after a series of attacks which have shaken optimism over recent improvements in security.

Pakistan Sufi shrine bombing kills up to 35

Karachi - A bomb ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan Thursday, killing up to 35 people and wounding 60, officials said, the deadliest in a series of attacks to strike the insurgency-wracked country this week.

Pakistan Sufi shrine bombing kills up to 35

Karachi - A bomb ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan Thursday, killing up to 35 people and wounding 60, officials said, the deadliest in a series of attacks to strike the insurgency-wracked country this week.

Pakistan Sufi shrine bombing kills up to 35

Karachi - A bomb ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan Thursday, killing up to 35 people and wounding 60, officials said, the deadliest in a series of attacks to strike the insurgency-wracked country this week.

Fourth suicide bomber strikes Pakistan in one day

Peshawar - A series of suicide attacks killed six in Pakistan on Wednesday, unnerving citizens whose growing sense of security has been shaken by multiple blasts this week.

Seven killed in Indian Kashmir gunbattles

Srinagar - Three soldiers and four suspected militants were killed in separate gunbattles in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said, marking an uptick in violence in the restive region.

Pakistan mourns Lahore victims of Taliban attack

Lahore - Pakistanis Tuesday mourned the victims of a Taliban-claimed suicide bomb in Lahore which killed more than a dozen people as the city's residents railed at the government for failing to protect them.

Pakistan mourns Lahore victims of Taliban attack

Lahore - Pakistanis Tuesday mourned the victims of a Taliban-claimed suicide bomb in Lahore which killed more than a dozen people as the city's residents railed at the government for failing to protect them.
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