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Pakistan fury after India launches Kashmir strikes

New Delhi - Indian commandos carried out a series of lightning strikes Thursday along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir, provoking furious charges of "naked aggression" from its nuclear-armed neighbour.

Pakistan fury after India launches Kashmir strikes

New Delhi - Indian commandos carried out a series of lightning strikes Thursday along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir, provoking furious charges of "naked aggression" from its nuclear-armed neighbour.

Pakistan fury after India launches Kashmir strikes

New Delhi - Indian commandos carried out a series of lightning strikes Thursday along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir, provoking furious charges of "naked aggression" from its nuclear-armed neighbour.

Pakistani boy gang-raped in Greek migrant camp: police

Atenas - Four Pakistani minors have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 16-year-old Pakistani boy in a Greek migrant camp, police said Wednesday."The four minors, aged 16 to 17, will appear before a prosecutor today," a police source told AFP.

German police shoot dead knife-wielding refugee

Berlin - German police shot dead a knife-wielding Iraqi in a refugee shelter who was attacking a Pakistani he suspected of having sexually abused his young daughter, police said Wednesday.

India pulls out of key summit in Pakistan: govt

New Delhi - India on Tuesday pulled out of a key regional summit in Pakistan citing an increase in cross-border attacks, as tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours escalates.

India at UN tells Pakistan to 'abandon dream' of Kashmir

New York - India's foreign minister on Monday used her address at the UN General Assembly to accuse Pakistan of terrorism, warning that India will not give up control in the disputed territory of Kashmir.

Sacked UK Pakistani actor sorry for India Twitter 'madness'

London - A Pakistan-born UK actor apologised Monday for using "unacceptable language" about Indians, which saw him fired from Britain's most popular TV soap.

Pakistan PM tells UN India obstacle to peace

New York - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lashed out at India over escalating tensions in Kashmir, telling the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that New Delhi was an obstacle to peace.

Indian army blocks infiltration by Pakistan militants

Srinagar - The Indian army on Tuesday blocked an attempt by suspected Pakistani militants to cross into Indian-administered Kashmir, a spokesman said, days after a deadly raid on a military base in the territory.

Indian, Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Srinagar - Gun battles raged on the disputed border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir Tuesday, two days after a deadly raid on an Indian army base that New Delhi blamed on Pakistan-based militants.

Modi vows to punish those behind Indian Kashmir base attack

New Delhi - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to punish those responsible for Sunday's "despicable" and "cowardly" attack on an army base in Indian-administered Kashmir that left 17 soldiers dead. "We strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Uri.

India blames Pakistan militants for Kashmir attack which killed 17

Srinagar - Gunmen hurling grenades killed 17 soldiers in a raid on an army base in Indian Kashmir Sunday, with India blaming Pakistan-based militants for the worst such attack in the disputed region for over a decade.

Death toll in Pakistan suicide bombing rises to 30

- The death toll from a Taliban suicide bomb attack on a mosque in northwest tribal Pakistan rose to 30 on Saturday, officials said.

NW Pakistan suicide bomber kills 23 at mosque

- A suicide bomber killed at least 23 people and wounded dozens more as they attended Friday prayers at a mosque in a northwestern Pakistani tribal area, officials said.

Pakistan may be building new nuclear complex: analysts

Islamabad - Pakistan, estimated to have the world's fastest-growing nuclear stockpile, could be building a new uranium enrichment complex according to commercial satellite imagery analysed by Western defence experts.

Pakistan train crash kills four, injures 100

Multan - At least four people were killed and more than 100 injured when two trains collided in central Pakistan early Thursday, officials said.

Five dead in strife-torn Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - A police officer and four militants were killed in separate incidents Sunday in Indian administered-Kashmir as hundreds of residents clashed with security forces in the region hit by weeks of deadly unrest.

100,000 Afghan refugees return from Pakistan: UNHCR

Peshawar - More than 100,000 Afghan refugees have been repatriated from Pakistan since July, UNHCR officials said Thursday, the highest number since the fall of the Taliban saw a flood of people cross the border in 2002.

Bomb attack at Pakistan court kills 13, injures dozens

Mardan - At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded after a suicide bomber attacked a court in the Pakistani city of Mardan Friday, police said, the latest assault targeting Pakistan's legal community.

Pakistan military admits IS presence in country

Rawalpindi - Pakistan's military on Thursday admitted for the first time that the Islamic State group had a presence in the country but said it had apprehended hundreds of its militants and prevented them from carrying out major attacks.

US mountaineers missing in Pakistan: officials

Islamabad - Two American climbers have gone missing while attempting to summit a mountain in northern Pakistan, officials said Thursday, as bad weather hampered rescue operations.

Pakistan chopper crew home after Afghan hostage drama

Islamabad - Six crew members of a Pakistani government helicopter which crash-landed in Afghanistan's volatile east have been released, an official said Saturday, after they were taken hostage by the Afghan Taliban.

Pakistan approves controversial cybercrime law

Islamabad - Pakistan on Thursday approved a controversial cybercrime bill the government says will safeguard citizens against harassment and criminalise online child pornography, but which activists say curbs free speech.

Bomb blast injures 13 in SW Pakistan days after major attack

Quetta - A roadside bomb apparently targeting a judge injured at least 13 people in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Thursday, officials said, days after a major attack killed most of the city's senior lawyers.

Pakistan government faces grilling over bogus bomb detectors

Islamabad - Pakistan's government will face a grilling in the senate over its continued use of bogus bomb-detectors to secure high-value facilities, a lawmaker said Thursday, claiming the devices "endangered the lives of millions".

Pakistan lawyers strike as dazed city mourns bomb victims

Quetta - Pakistan's lawyers boycotted courts and staged protests nationwide Tuesday after a horrific suicide bombing at a Quetta hospital which killed 72 people including many of their colleagues.

Pakistan lawyers strike as dazed city mourns bomb victims

Quetta - Pakistan's lawyers boycotted courts and staged protests nationwide Tuesday after a horrific suicide bombing at a Quetta hospital which killed 72 people including many of their colleagues.

Pakistan lawyers strike as dazed city mourns bomb victims

Quetta - Pakistan's lawyers boycotted courts and staged protests nationwide Tuesday after a horrific suicide bombing at a Quetta hospital which killed 72 people including many of their colleagues.

Taliban, IS claim Pakistan hospital suicide bombing

Quetta - At least 70 people died when a suicide bomb tore through a crowd of mourners gathered at a Pakistani hospital Monday, in an attack claimed by both the Taliban and Islamic State group.
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