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15 killed in Pak border raid – ‘Muslims suffer terror’

NEW DELHI, March 6, (Agencies): Afghanistan’s national security adviser said Monday that associating terrorism with Islam was inappropriate given the suffering Muslims have endured at the hands of terrorists and the sacrifices they have made to defeat such violence. The South Asian region, including Afghanistan and Pakistan, had the “highest …

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‘Daesh Pakistan’ on victim’s suit; 5 policemen killed – Karachi turned into rubbish bin

MULTAN, Pakistan, March 5, (Agencies): Pakistani police have found body of a man in the central city of Multan with chained feet, tied hands, and wearing a Guantanamostyle orange jumpsuit. Police officer Gul Mohammad said Saturday that the body found near a state-owned television station with gunshot wounds to the …

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Suicide bombings kill 7 in Pakistan

At least seven people were killed when multiple Taleban suicide bombers attacked a court complex in northern Pakistan Tuesday, the latest in a series of assaults which have raised fears militants are regrouping. One bomber was briefly on the loose inside the busy complex in the Tangi area of Charsadda …

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Dozens killed in airstrikes – Grenade attack kills 11

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 20, (Agencies): Pakistani airstrikes killed “dozens” of militants on Monday in a tribal region along the Afghan border, the military said. Pakistan had vowed to fight back after a series of suicide bombings last week killed more than 100 people, including 88 worshippers gathered at a famed …

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‘100 terrorists killed’ – Border crossing shut down

SEHWAN SHARIF, Pakistan, Feb 18, (Agencies): Pakistani security forces killed dozens of suspected militants on Friday, a day after Islamic State claimed a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufishrine, the biggest in a spate of attacks this week across the country. The bombing at the …

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Pakistan bomb toll 72

KARACHI, Feb 16, (Agencies): A bomb which ripped through a crowded Sufishrine in Pakistan Thursday killed up to 72 people, officials said, the deadliest in a series of attacks to strike the insurgency-wracked country this week. “Up to 72 people have been killed and more than 150 others wounded,” provincial …

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Shobokshi, India, Pakistan

A few years ago I wrote about a very embarrassing incident which I experienced at the home of a friend, when I met with the Ambassador of India who asked me about the nature of my activity. I told him before I answer his question I would like to know from …

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India urges credible crackdown – Protests as cleric held

LAHORE, Pakistan, Jan 31, (AFP): Protests were held in Pakistan’s major cities Tuesday after authorities detained one of the alleged masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks after years of pressure to act against his group. Firebrand cleric Hafiz Saeed, who heads the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) group and has a $10 million …

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Pakistan blast kills 22 – Taleban, LeJ claim attack

PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, Jan 21, (Agencies): An explosion in a busy vegetable market killed at least 22 people on Saturday in Pakistan’s remote northwestern tribal region, an official said, in an attack jointly claimed by the Pakistani Taleban and a branch of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e- Jhangvi. About …

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A girl is snatched away as payment for a family debt

MIRPUR KHAS, Pakistan, Dec 24, (AP): The mother rummages through a large metal trunk, searching for a picture of her young daughter taken away in the night to be the bride of a man who says the family owed him $1,000. Beneath the blankets, clothes and silver ornaments that she …

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