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12 militants killed in northwest Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 19 (Xinhua) At least 12 militants were killed Saturday in an operation carried out by security forces in Pakistan's Bajaur tribal region.

Sunday, October 19, 2008 4:51:11 AM

New measures to stabilise Pakistan economy: Official
Islamabad, Oct 18 (Xinhua) Pakistan is taking new measures to increase foreign exchange reserves and stabilise its economy within a month, a senior official said Saturday, ruling out reports of possible financial default.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 8:05:38 PM

China to help Pakistan build two more nuclear reactors
Islamabad, Oct 18 (DPA) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Memhood Qureshi Saturday said China has assured the country to help build two more nuclear power reactors to overcome its energy crisis.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 6:42:28 PM

Pakistan army arrests 168 foreign militants
Islamabad, Oct 18 (Xinhua) Pakistan's security forces have arrested some 168 foreign militants from the tribal belt in the northwest over the past two days, a military statement said Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 1:55:15 PM

US airstrikes kill 60 militants in northwest Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 18 (DPA) At least 60 militants were killed as Pakistani jets and helicopter gunships pounded several suspected Taliban hideouts in northwest Pakistan, officials said.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 6:41:29 AM

Airstrikes kill 13 militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 17 (DPA) Pakistani combat jets and helicopter gunships Friday targeted several positions held by Taliban militants in the lawless tribal region along Afghanistan's border, leaving at least 13 rebels dead, officials said.

Friday, October 17, 2008 11:23:52 PM

Chinese hostages escape Taliban captivity in Pakistan, one recaptured
Peshawar, Oct 17 (DPA) Two Chinese engineers kidnapped by Islamic militants in Pakistan's northwest escaped from captivity Friday but one of them was recaptured by the insurgents, a Taliban spokesman said.

Friday, October 17, 2008 5:50:34 PM

No let-up in yearlong flour shortage in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) The shortage of flour that started last December is still continuing, resulting in long queues before government-run utility stores that sell the commodity at subsidised rates.

Friday, October 17, 2008 5:31:25 PM

US airstrike kills six in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 16 (Xinhua) Six people were killed Thursday in a US airstrike in Pakistan's southern tribal region of Waziristan, the Dawn news TV channel reported.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 2:36:52 PM

Pakistan rupee hits record low against dollar
Islamabad, Oct 16 (Xinhua) The Pakistani rupee early Thursday continued its downslide and hit a record low of 81.40 against the dollar due to a balance payment crisis and lower investment confidence.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 11:52:58 AM

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