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US playing double game on Taliban: Report
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) US-led NATO forces vacated more than half a dozen security check posts on the Afghan side of the border just ahead of the major ground offensive launched by the Pakistani military against the Taliban in the volatile South Waziristan region, a media report said Monday.

Monday, October 19, 2009 1:12:23 PM

Islamabad seminaries searched for terrorists
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The authorities in this Pakistani capital have launched a crackdown on seminaries here, searching 10 of them to ensure that terrorists are not hiding in the guise of students. No arrest has been made.

Monday, October 19, 2009 1:09:32 PM

Pakistani military schools to be shut for security reasons
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Sources in Pakistan's security establishment have confirmed that educational institutions governed by armed forces will be shut for at least one week owing to security reasons, a report said Sunday.

Sunday, October 18, 2009 9:25:01 PM

Waziristan operations: Top US general arrives in Islamabad
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) General David Petraeus, chief of the US Central Command, arrived here Sunday on an emergency visit for talks on the Pakistani military's offensive against the Taliban in the restive South Waziristan region along the Afghan border and bilateral issues.

Sunday, October 18, 2009 8:47:22 PM

60 held from areas near Pakistani military HQ
Rawalpindi, Oct 18 (IANS) More than 60 suspicious people, among them numerous Afghans, were arrested Sunday during a search operation in areas near the Pakistani military headquarters, which was the scene of a hostage drama eight days ago.

Sunday, October 18, 2009 7:46:26 PM

60 Taliban killed in South Waziristan
Rawalpindi, Oct 18 (IANS) Sixty Taliban have been killed while five soldiers died and 11 others were injured in the 24 hours to Sunday afternoon in the security operations in the restive South Waziristan area along the border with Afghanistan, the military said.

Sunday, October 18, 2009 6:22:16 PM

'South Waziristan operations may regain investor confidence'
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) said Sunday the military operations against the Taliban in South Waziristan may help regain investor confidence.

Sunday, October 18, 2009 4:24:12 PM

Pakistan pushes ahead with anti-Taliban assault
Islamabad, Oct 18 (DPA) Pakistani security forces scored their first gains in a crucial offensive against Taliban near the Afghan border, by taking two militant towns amid casualties on both sides, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, October 18, 2009 2:49:08 PM

South Waziristan operations: Top US general heading for Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Gen David Petraeus, the head of the US Central Command, will leave for Pakistan Monday for discussions with Pakistani commanders who are conducting a major operation against the Taliban in South Waziristan.

Sunday, October 18, 2009 2:11:20 PM

Afghan Taliban supported Pakistani counterparts for terror attacks
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban based in South Waziristan committed a series of attacks in this country in the past few weeks with the help of its Afghan counterparts, a media report Sunday said.

Sunday, October 18, 2009 12:38:36 PM

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