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55 Taliban killed in Swat offensive: Pakistani Army
Islamabad, May 15 (DPA) The Pakistani Army said Friday it had killed 55 Taliban militants while three soldiers died in fresh fighting in the northwestern district of Swat.

Friday, May 15, 2009 5:51:14 PM

No time frame for anti-Taliban operations: Pakistani defence minister
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) No time frame has been laid down for the military operations against the Taliban in Pakistan's restive northwest, the defence minister has said, while the junior interior minister said it would be completed in a month.

Friday, May 15, 2009 5:50:58 PM

More people flee Swat as Pakistan battles Taliban
Islamabad, May 15 (DPA) A fresh flood of refugees poured out of Pakistan's Swat valley Friday as authorities temporarily relaxed a curfew ahead of a looming ground onslaught against the Taliban.

Friday, May 15, 2009 12:44:27 PM

Pakistan has no security concern in Sri Lanka
Karachi, May 14 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will not review the security arrangements in Sri Lanka ahead of the summer series between the two countries.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 5:25:41 PM

Pakistan vows to defeat Taliban, army chief visits Swat
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) The Taliban will be defeated militarily in the security forces' operations in the country's restive northwest, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani declared here Thursday, on a day when the army chief paid a surprise visit to the battleground.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 5:24:47 PM

Pakistani Army chief visits Swat
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Thursday paid a surprise visit to Swat in the country's troubled northwest where the security forces are engaged in an offensive against the Taliban that has so far resulted in the deaths of more than 800 militants.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 5:02:24 PM

Pakistan will defeat Taliban militarily: PM
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) Pakistan will defeat the Taliban militarily in the security forces' operations in the country's restive northwest but also needs to focus on rehabilitating the thousands of civilians who have been displaced in the process, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani declared Thursday.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 4:36:20 PM

Pakistani military makes significant advances against Taliban: Media
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) The Pakistani military has made 'significant advances' against the Taliban in the troubled northwest, an editorial in a leading English daily said Thursday, as another noted that the operation had also served to unite the country across the spectrum.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 3:41:46 PM

60 more Taliban killed in Pakistan's northwest
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) Sixty more Taliban fighters have been killed overnight in Pakistan's restive northwest, taking to 822 the number of militants killed in a security forces' operation against the insurgents, a media report Thursday said.

Thursday, May 14, 2009 1:37:21 PM

Swat Taliban stronghold captured, militant casualties rise to 762
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Pakistani security forces achieved a major breakthrough Wednesday by capturing the stronghold of the Swat Taliban as militant casualties on the 18th day of a military operation in the country's restive northwest rose to 762 and the army chief asked his troops to minimise collateral damage during their advance.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 10:44:47 PM

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