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Pakistan: Attack on Jamrud check-post leaves three dead
26th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Attack on Jamrud check-post leaves three dead

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least four militants and three Khasadar personnel were killed during a clash on Wednesday night when militants attacked a security check-post in Khyber Agency’s Jamrud Tehsil , security officials said. … Continued

Pakistan: Flights resume after deadly attack on Peshawar airport
25th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Flights resume after deadly attack on Peshawar airport

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing PK-756, with 196 passengers on board, was returning from Riyadh when it was fired upon at Peshawar’s Bacha Khan airport.—Photo by Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Flight operations at Peshawar’s Bacha Khan airport resumed … Continued

Pakistan: Khyber Agency air strikes kill 13 more terrorists
24th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Khyber Agency air strikes kill 13 more terrorists

PESHAWAR, (The News): At least 13 terrorists were killed as Pakistan jet fighters bombed and destroyed 6 hideouts in Khyber Agency, Geo News reported Tuesday morning. Security sources said that the security forces with the help of jet fighter pounded … Continued

Pakistan: Two militants killed in Karachi
22nd Jun 2014

Pakistan: Two militants killed in Karachi

KARACHI, (Dawn): At least two suspected militants belonging to a banned militant organisation were killed in an encounter with police during a search operation conducted Sunday in Afghan Basti of Karachi’s Sohrab Goth area near the Superhighway, DawnNews reported. Senior … Continued

Pakistan: One dead, five hurt in Peshawar blast
20th Jun 2014

Pakistan: One dead, five hurt in Peshawar blast

  PESHAWAR, (The News): One person lost his life and five others sustained injuries in what was reported as a suicide blast here on Thursday night.   According to Geo News correspondent, a suicide blast was executed outside the residence … Continued

Pakistan: Environmental tribunal judge killed in Quetta
20th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Environmental tribunal judge killed in Quetta

Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): Environmental Tribunal judge Sakhi Sultan was killed in a firing incident in Quetta’s Jinnah Town area on Friday, DawnNews reported. Mehmood Notezai, the Superintendent of Police Quetta, told Dawn that armed militants entered his office … Continued

Pakistan: Forces take control of Mamoond border areas in Bajaur Agency
19th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Forces take control of Mamoond border areas in Bajaur Agency

  PESHAWAR, (The News): The security forces have taken control of border areas of Mamoond Tehsil in Bajaur Agency hoisting Pakistani flag in the areas after almost a decade.   Official sources said that the forces have set up posts … Continued

Pakistan: US drones kill four in North Waziristan
18th Jun 2014

Pakistan: US drones kill four in North Waziristan

  PESHAWAR, (The News): US drones targeted a compound and a vehicle in Danday Darpa Khel  in North Waziristan early Wednesday morning.   Sources add, as many as four people were killed in the strike in the suburbs of Miranshah, … Continued

Pakistan: Over 50 militants killed in North Waziristan air strikes’
17th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Over 50 militants killed in North Waziristan air strikes’

  PESHAWAR, (The News): The Pakistan Air Force aircraft pounded militant hideouts early Tuesday morning in parts of North Waziristan, killing more than 50 militants, sources said.   The sources said that the air strikes were conducted in Mir Ali … Continued

India: Another Kerala college students face charges for objectionable language against Modi
14th Jun 2014

India: Another Kerala college students face charges for objectionable language against Modi

<a href=”http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/another-kerala-college-wades-into-modi-row/article6111912.ece?textsize=large&test=1″ title=”Large Text Size” >T+</a>  ·   <a href=”http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/another-kerala-college-wades-into-modi-row/article6111912.ece?textsize=small&test=2″ title=”Small Text Size”>T-</a> [Photo: The principal and a few students of the government polytechnic at Kunnamkulam are facing legal action for featuring Mr. Modi’s photograph in the college magazine under a list … Continued

Pakistan: Peace Lashkar volunteer killed in Tehsil Bara blast
14th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Peace Lashkar volunteer killed in Tehsil Bara blast

BARA, (The News): A volunteer of the Aman Lashkar was killed by a roadside bomb that went off in Tehsil Bara of Khyber Agency on Saturday here, Geo News reported.   Security sources said that a member of the Aman … Continued

Pakistan: Cyclone Nanauk: more than 30 villages of coastal belt inundated
14th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Cyclone Nanauk: more than 30 villages of coastal belt inundated

  KARACHI, (The News): More than 30 villages of Sindh and Makran coastal belt submerged as sea level has risen due to the cyclone which is likely to strike the coastal areas of Oman this Sunday.   The contact of … Continued

Pakistan: Blast targets security forces vehicle in Mohmand; soldier killed
14th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Blast targets security forces vehicle in Mohmand; soldier killed

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): A Pakistan army soldier was killed and two others were injured on Saturday in a remote-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) blast near a security forces’ vehicle in Chamarkand area of northwestern Pakistan’s Mohmand tribal … Continued

India: President of PML-N’s Khuzdar city chapter gunned down
13th Jun 2014

India: President of PML-N’s Khuzdar city chapter gunned down

 By Syed Ali Shah KHUZDAR, (Dawn): Haji Muhammad Alam Jattak, president of the Khuzdar city chapter of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N), was shot dead in the early hours of Friday when unidentified gunmen riding a motorbike opened fire … Continued

India: My Govt will work for development of all, incl Muslims, says Modi
12th Jun 2014

India: My Govt will work for development of all, incl Muslims, says Modi

  [Prime Minister Narendra Modi] PTI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said his government would focus on uplift of the poor while working for development of all sections, including Muslims, and promised to take along every political party and … Continued

India: Police gang-rape woman inside police station in UP
12th Jun 2014

India: Police gang-rape woman inside police station in UP

    By Haider Naqvi Hindustan Times: A woman who had gone to find out the reason of her husband’s arrest was allegedly gangraped by three policemen, including a sub inspector and two constables, inside a police station in this … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strikes kill 16 in N Waziristan in 24 hours
12th Jun 2014

Pakistan: US drone strikes kill 16 in N Waziristan in 24 hours

MIRANSHAH, (The News): At least 10 people were killed in a second drone strike in North Waziristan during last 24 hours that has increased the toll to 16, Geo News reported on Thursday.   Sources said the drone targeted a … Continued

India: Sharif says he is ‘looking forward to work with Modi’
11th Jun 2014

India: Sharif says he is ‘looking forward to work with Modi’

[Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New Delhi last month (Photo: The Hindu)] Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has written to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi expressing satisfaction over his meeting with him recently and … Continued

Pakistan: Two, including a peace committee member killed in Swat firing
11th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Two, including a peace committee member killed in Swat firing

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Two people including a member of peace committee were killed and three others injured on Wednesday when unidentified gunmen open fired in the Bara Bandi area of the Swat district. The deceased who belonged … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll from Taftan bombing rises to 30
10th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Death toll from Taftan bombing rises to 30

  By Ifthikar Firdous & APP The death toll from Sunday night’s suicide attack on a hotel hosting Shia pilgrims in Taftan rose to 30 on Monday, Express News reported. Among the 30 people killed in Taftan, 22 have been so … Continued

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