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Displaced Pakistanis protest inadequate government aid
Islamabad, June 3 (DPA) Scores of people uprooted by the ongoing military operation against the Taliban in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley held a rally here Wednesday to protest the government's failure to provide sufficient food and shelter.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 7:06:54 PM

Holbrooke arrives on three-day Pakistan visit
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) America's top trouble shooter for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke arrived here Wednesday on a three-day visit to study the military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's restive northwest and to assess the needs of the millions of people who have been displaced by the fighting.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 7:00:20 PM

Pakistani forces retake Charbagh in northwest
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Pakistani forces have fought off stiff resistance to recapture Charbagh town in the northwest from the Taliban, the military said Wednesday as the operations against the militants entered their 40th day.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 6:15:48 PM

US to provide Pakistan choppers for CI ops
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Bowing to a long standing demand, the US has promised to supply four helicopters to Pakistan for its counter-insurgency operations in the country's troubled northwest, a top American diplomat has said.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 5:26:44 PM

No valid data on refugees in Pakistan's northwest
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) The lack of valid data on the number of people displaced by the military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's troubled northwest has confirmed fears that many militants could have fled the area by intermingling with the refugees.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 3:58:38 PM

Opposition PML-N wants Musharaf tried for Benazir assassination
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) The demand for trying former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has resurfaced with the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) now saying he should be arraigned for the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 2:52:20 PM

India's views on Saeed release misplaced: Pakistan
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Pakistan says India's views on the release of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed are 'misplaced' as it is 'best not to comment on a court decision'.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 2:43:39 PM

Pakistan again raises Kashmir, urges resumption of dialogue
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan again raked up the Kashmir issue Tuesday, saying the key to peace in the region lay in its resolution. It also urged India to resume the composite dialogue process suspended in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai mayhem that New Delhi has blamed on elements operating from this country.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 9:38:22 PM

Wasn't in touch with Mumbai attacker Kasab: Hafiz Saeed
Lahore/New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Hafiz Saeed, the founder of terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) that India has blamed for the 26/11 Mumbai mayhem and whose house arrest was annulled by a Pakistani court, Tuesday denied he was ever in touch with Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone gunman captured alive during the carnage.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:09:44 PM

1,244 Taliban killed in military operations: Official
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) At least 1,244 Taliban have been killed in the Pakistani military's operations against the militants in the country's restive northwest, parliament was informed Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 6:58:30 PM

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