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Taliban, Al Qaeda fight to death in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 29 (DPA) When thousands of Pakistani troops backed by tanks and artillery moved into Bajaur tribal district to retake a strategic checkpoint from Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters, many thought it would be a relatively easy walk for professional soldiers with huge fire power.

Monday, September 29, 2008 9:33:22 AM

Polish oil worker abducted in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 28 (DPA) Unidentified gunmen kidnapped a Polish employee of an oil exploration firm and killed his driver and two guards in northwestern Pakistan Sunday, the police said.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 1:41:19 PM

Pakistan Army kills 25 militants
Islamabad, Sep 27 (Xinhua) At least 25 militants and three soldiers were killed Saturday in an operation carried out by the Pakistan Army in the country's northwestern Bajaur tribal region, Dawn News TV channel reported.

Saturday, September 27, 2008 6:09:48 PM

Shoaib doubtful for Twenty20 tournament
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) It is still not clear whether Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, known for his indiscipline, will be able to play national Twenty20 series starting Oct 4 as a court is yet to take a decision on his ban.

Saturday, September 27, 2008 4:19:22 PM

Over 1,000 militants killed in Pakistan since August
Khar (Pakistan), Sep 26 (Xinhua) Pakistan's security forces have killed over 1,000 militants in northwestern Pakistan's Bajaur tribal region since the military operation was launched last month, an army commander said Friday.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:14:39 PM

Six killed as train derailed by bomb blast in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 26 (Xinhua) At least six people were killed and seven injured when a train derailed under the impact of a bomb blast in eastern Pakistan Friday, Geo TV reported.

Friday, September 26, 2008 4:50:34 PM

Six killed as train derailed by bomb blast in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 26 (Xinhua) At least six people were killed and seven injured when a train was derailed by bomb blast in eastern Pakistan Friday, according to Geo TV channel.

Friday, September 26, 2008 4:05:07 PM

Tourism in Pakistan takes a knock
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's tourism industry, which has faced continuous decline since 9/11 and the subsequent war on terror, has been badly affected by the recent wave of suicide attacks - the latest being the Marriott Hotel bombing that left 53 people dead.

Friday, September 26, 2008 2:46:05 PM

Two terrorists blow themselves up in Pakistan
Karachi, Sep 26 (DPA) Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in this southern port city of Pakistan, after police raided their hideout Friday foiling a major terror strike during the Muslim festival of Eid, officials said.

Friday, September 26, 2008 2:40:03 PM

14 militants killed in Pakistan, airports on alert
Islamabad, Sep 25 (DPA) Helicopter gunships Thursday pounded militant positions in northwest Pakistan along the Afghan border, leaving 14 Taliban rebels dead, as the country's all major airports were put on alert over threats of suicide bombings, officials said.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 4:45:14 PM

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