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Pakistan uses K word second time in a week
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) In the midst of heightened subcontinental tensions over the release of 26/11 Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Pakistan Thursday for the second time raked up the Kashmir issue, saying peace in the region was predicated on its resolution.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 9:25:03 PM

Tide in Pakistan's Swat has decisively turned: Army chief
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) The situation in Swat in Pakistan's troubled northwest, where the military is engaged in major anti-Taliban operations, has 'decisively turned' in the security forces' favour, army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kiyani declared Thursday.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 8:13:07 PM

US envoy seeks more world aid amid Pakistan offensive
Islamabad, June 4 (DPA) US special envoy Richard Holbrooke appealed Thursday for more world assistance to help families uprooted by the anti-insurgency operation in north-western Pakistan, where the military claimed it had killed 10 more militants.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 7:04:16 PM

Pakistani forces consolidate hold in Swat
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistani forces have consolidated their hold in Swat in the country's restive northwest, the military said Thursday as its anti-Taliban operations entered their 41st day.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 6:24:44 PM

Punjab government awaiting Saeed release verdict before appealing
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Punjab government is awaiting the detailed court verdict freeing 26/11 terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed before appealing against this in the Supreme court, a provincial minister said Thursday.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 5:23:37 PM

Pakistani Navy to induct two Chinese-built frigates
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) The Pakistani Navy's combat capabilities will be greatly enhanced with the induction later this year of two Chinese-built state-of-the art frigates later this year.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 4:53:59 PM

Cadets abducted in Pakistan's freed
Islamabad, June 4 (DPA) More than 40 cadets and staff members from an army-run college who were in Taliban captivity for three days in Pakistan's troubled north-west have been released, the military said Thursday.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 4:00:41 PM

Pakistan's anti-Taliban operations were avoidable: Rights body
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) The intensity of the Pakistani military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's restive northwest could have been avoided 'if the militants had been confronted, discouraged, deported and captured earlier, after several emphatic public denials of support to them', a prominent rights body says.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 3:30:25 PM

Hafiz Saeed's release questions Pakistan's sincerity: Pakistani media
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) The release of 26/11 Mumbai mayhem mastermind Hafiz Saeed 'raises many questions' about Pakistan's sincerity in eliminating jehadi groups operating in this country, an editorial in a leading English daily said Thursday, while another termed it 'a clash between politics and the requirements of justice'.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 1:58:20 PM

US seeks additional $200 mn for Pakistan's displaced: Holbrook
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) America's top trouble-shooter for Afghanistan and Pakistan said Wednesday the White House has sought an additional $200 million over the $110 million already committed to assist the millions of civilians displaced by the Pakistani military's anti-Taliban offensive in the country's troubled northwest.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 8:37:29 PM

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