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India: Three killed, four injured in Manipur explosion
21st Dec 2014

India: Three killed, four injured in Manipur explosion

    Imphal, (IANS): Three people were killed and four others seriously injured in a powerful blast in Manipur’s capital city of Imphal Sunday morning, police said. “An IED (Improvised Explosive Device) that was planted by the roadside near Khuyathong … Continued

Pakistan: Air strikes kill 21 militants in Khyber Agency
20th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Air strikes kill 21 militants in Khyber Agency

    KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): Security forces pounded the militants’ hideouts in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency and killed twenty-one militants while six others were injured.   According to security forces, as many as 21 terrorist were killed when … Continued

Pakistan: Five militants killed in Peshawar
20th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Five militants killed in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR, (The News): Five militants were killed when security forces hit militant hideouts in the restive northwest Saturday morning, officials said.   According to sources, police and paramilitary soldiers raided suspected hideouts in Peshawar during which five militants … Continued

Pakistan: US drone kills four North Waziristan
20th Dec 2014

Pakistan: US drone kills four North Waziristan

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least four suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike in the Dattakhel tehsil of North Waziristan tribal region on Saturday. Intelligence sources said the drone fired two missiles … Continued

Pakistan: 8 militants, incl TTP commander, killed in Ziarat
19th Dec 2014

Pakistan: 8 militants, incl TTP commander, killed in Ziarat

  [Photo: Security forces patrolling in Balochistan. — APP/file]   By Syed Ali Shah     QUETTA, (Dawn): Eight suspected militants, including a local Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, were killed by security forces in Balochistan’s Ziarat district on Friday morning. … Continued

Pakistan: Afghanistan promise action against Taliban group
18th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Afghanistan promise action against Taliban group

    By Baqir Sajjad Syed ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif got assurances on Wednesday from the Afghan government and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (Isaf) for action against a Kunar-based Taliban splinter group which is believed … Continued

India: Schools across India observe 2-minute silence over Peshawar massacre
17th Dec 2014

India: Schools across India observe 2-minute silence over Peshawar massacre

  [Photo from twitter: ANI        ✔ @ANI_news Follow Mumbai: School students pay tribute to victims of Peshawar terror attack #PeshawarAttack #PrayForPeshawar 4:19 AM – 17 Dec 2014 320 Retweets 251 favorites ] New Delhi, (Agencies): Hundreds of thousands of children in … Continued

Pakistan: National flag lowered to half-mast as Pakistan plunges into mourning
17th Dec 2014

Pakistan: National flag lowered to half-mast as Pakistan plunges into mourning

        Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Peshawar has plunged Pakistan into deep mourning. Never has the country seen the kind of callous orchestration of an attack as witnessed yesterday – one whose target was defenceless children in a … Continued

Pakistan: 22 suspected terrorists killed in air strikes
17th Dec 2014

Pakistan: 22 suspected terrorists killed in air strikes

      LANDI KOTAL, (Dawn): At least 22 suspected militants were killed in air strikes on their positions in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency on Tuesday. The attacks were carried out in Garhi, Dars, Dwa Thoe and Thor Darra … Continued

Pakistan: Peshawar school carnage: 141 martyred, 124 injured
17th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Peshawar school carnage: 141 martyred, 124 injured

    [Women mourn their relative, a student who was killed during attack by Taliban terrorists on School]   PESHAWAR, (The News): The death toll from Tuesday’s terrorist attack on Army Public School has mounted to 141, 132 of them students, while more … Continued

Pakistan: Terrorists storm Peshawar school, two students killed
16th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Terrorists storm Peshawar school, two students killed

  Security forces arrive at the site. — DawnNews screengrab   By Zahir Shah Sherazi Peshawar, (AFP, Reuters, Dawn): Unknown armed men have entered an army-run school on Warsak road, taking it hostage. 12:28pm – TTP says militants ordered to … Continued

Pakistan: Six bullet-riddled bodies recovered from Nowshera
13th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Six bullet-riddled bodies recovered from Nowshera

    NOWSHEHRA, (The News): Six dead bodies bearing bullet wounds were recovered along the River Indus shore in Nowshera, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to SHO Nizampur Muhammad Saleem, the locals informed the police about the six dead … Continued

Pakistan: Five infants die in Larkana hospital due to lack of oxygen supply
13th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Five infants die in Larkana hospital due to lack of oxygen supply

  By Shahid Tufail   KARACHI, (Dawn): At least five infants died on Saturday in the Chandka Medical College Hospital children’s ward in Larkana due to lack of oxygen supply. Four infants were said to be new-born babies whereas one … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian stabbed by Israeli settler in Hebron
10th Dec 2014

Palestine: Palestinian stabbed by Israeli settler in Hebron

[Israeli settlers. File Photo] IMEMC & Agencies: Medical sources have reported that an extremist Israeli settler attacked and stabbed a Palestinian teen, late on Monday evening, near Bani Neim town, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The … Continued

Pakistan: MQM district vice president Bao Anwar gunned down in Sialkot
10th Dec 2014

Pakistan: MQM district vice president Bao Anwar gunned down in Sialkot

    SIALKOT, (The News): Unidentified armed men shot dead Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) district Vice President Bao Muhammad Anwar in Sialkot, Geo News reported.   Bao Anwar was gunned down by armed miscreants, riding on motorcycle, at Shahabpura road. … Continued

Pakistan: Six of a family killed in Jhang
9th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Six of a family killed in Jhang

JHANG, (The News): Six members of the same family were brutally killed with a sharp object in Athara Hazari area of Jhang, Geo News reported Tuesday. According to police, unidentified criminals used a sharp object to kill six members of … Continued

Pakistan: One killed as PTI, PML-N supporters clash in Faisalabad
8th Dec 2014

Pakistan: One killed as PTI, PML-N supporters clash in Faisalabad

  [PTI activists carrying body of deceased PTI worker. – Screengrab from DawnNews]   FAISALABAD, (Dawn): Violent clashes erupted between supporters of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Faisalabad on Monday, ahead of Imran Khan’s call … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 11 Indian troops, six attackers killed in Indian held Kashmir
6th Dec 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: 11 Indian troops, six attackers killed in Indian held Kashmir

    Jammu & Kashmir, India, (The News):  Militants hurling grenades stormed an army camp in Indian held Kashmir on Friday, killing 11 troops and police in a day of violence in the Muslim-majority state where local elections are being … Continued

Pakistan: Top Al Qa’ida leader killed in S Waziristan
6th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Top Al Qa’ida leader killed in S Waziristan

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): The Pakistan army on Saturday said a top Al Qaeda leader Adnan el Shukrijuma was killed early morning in the Shinwarsak region of South Waziristan Agency. A statement issued by the Inter Services … Continued

Iraq: Wave of bombings leaves 38 dead in Kirkuk & Baghdad
6th Dec 2014

Iraq: Wave of bombings leaves 38 dead in Kirkuk & Baghdad

  [Archive photo]   Five separate bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed 38 people and wounded dozen others on Thursday, police and medical sources said. Meanwhile, the US House of Representatives adopted … Continued

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