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Militants blow up schools in Pakistan
Peshawar, June 19 (IANS) Taliban militants have blown up two schools in Bajaur tribal agency in northwest Pakistan, a media report said Friday.

Friday, June 19, 2009 2:44:26 PM

UN upgrades security for staff, offices in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The UN has upgraded security for its staff and offices in Pakistan amid heightened tensions in the wake of terror attacks, a media report said Friday.

Friday, June 19, 2009 2:25:25 PM

'30 explosive-laden vehicles enter Punjab, Rawalpindi'
Rawalpindi/Lahore, June 18 (IANS) At least 30 explosive-laden vehicles have entered Punjab as well as the garrison town of Rawalpindi adjacent to the Pakistani capital Islamabad from the tribal areas of the country, a media report Thursday said.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 10:10:15 PM

Pakistan again harps on resuming sub-continental dialogue
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) The meeting between President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg finally broke the ice seven months after the Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistan's foreign office said Thursday, adding Islamabad wanted the resumption of the sub-continental dialogue process.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 9:43:17 PM

Peshawar airport reopened on PM's directives
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Peshawar's international airport that was temporarily shut Wednesday amid a rise in Taliban attacks in the northwestern city, was reopened on Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's orders, Defence Minister Ahmad Mukhtar said Thursday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 9:01:56 PM

Peace elusive till terror eradicated: Pakistani PM
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Peace would remain elusive till extremism was eradicated from Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday, vowing to bring to its logical end the war on terror.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 8:36:49 PM

Pakistan accedes to global pact against terror funding
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has acceded to the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, an official said.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 8:18:55 PM

US airstrikes, Pakistan military kill 43 militants
Islamabad, June 18 (DPA) Missiles believed to have been fired by US Predator drones hit Taliban hideouts in Pakistan's lawless tribal region near Afghanistan Thursday, killing at least nine Taliban militants, officials said.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 7:20:37 PM

34 militants killed in latest Pakistani Army operation
Islamabad, June 18 (Xinhua) At least 34 Taliban militants were killed and seven others captured in an operation carried out by the Pakistani Army in North West Frontier Province (NWFP), the army said in a statement Thursday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 5:58:29 PM

No compromise on nukes: Pakistan
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear weapons formed the cornerstone of its deterrence doctrine and would be retained at all costs, a top military commander said Thursday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 5:18:33 PM

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