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Collateral damage being minimised in Swat: Army chief
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) The security forces are ensuring that collateral damage is minimised in their operations against the Taliban in Pakistan's troubled northwest, army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani informed parliament Friday.

Friday, May 15, 2009 10:53:55 PM

'France to provide Pakistan nuke technology'
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) France has agreed to provide Pakistan with civilian nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, state-owned PTV reported Friday, quoting Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

Friday, May 15, 2009 9:42:33 PM

Political solution should follow Swat offensive: Pakistani PM
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday called for a political solution to restore peace in the country's restive northwest after the military concludes its operations to eliminate the Taliban in the area.

Friday, May 15, 2009 7:57:06 PM

Harendra says he was provoked into Pakistan remark
New Delhi/Karachi, May 15 (IANS) India's hockey coach Harendra Singh Friday clarified that his remark about India-Pakistan bilateral series were torn out of context by two Pakistani journalists who deliberately asked provocative questions.

Friday, May 15, 2009 7:30:10 PM

55 Taliban killed in Swat offensive: Pakistani Army
Islamabad, May 15 (DPA) The Pakistani Army said Friday it had killed 55 Taliban militants while three soldiers died in fresh fighting in the northwestern district of Swat.

Friday, May 15, 2009 5:51:14 PM

No time frame for anti-Taliban operations: Pakistani defence minister
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) No time frame has been laid down for the military operations against the Taliban in Pakistan's restive northwest, the defence minister has said, while the junior interior minister said it would be completed in a month.

Friday, May 15, 2009 5:50:58 PM

More people flee Swat as Pakistan battles Taliban
Islamabad, May 15 (DPA) A fresh flood of refugees poured out of Pakistan's Swat valley Friday as authorities temporarily relaxed a curfew ahead of a looming ground onslaught against the Taliban.

Friday, May 15, 2009 12:44:27 PM

Pakistan has no security concern in Sri Lanka
Karachi, May 14 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will not review the security arrangements in Sri Lanka ahead of the summer series between the two countries.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 5:25:41 PM

Pakistan vows to defeat Taliban, army chief visits Swat
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) The Taliban will be defeated militarily in the security forces' operations in the country's restive northwest, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani declared here Thursday, on a day when the army chief paid a surprise visit to the battleground.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 5:24:47 PM

Pakistani Army chief visits Swat
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Thursday paid a surprise visit to Swat in the country's troubled northwest where the security forces are engaged in an offensive against the Taliban that has so far resulted in the deaths of more than 800 militants.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 5:02:24 PM

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