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Sabotage suspected as Pakistan troop train plunges into canal, killing 12

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LAHORE, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD - A train carrying hundreds of Pakistan military personnel and their families plunged into a canal on Thursday, killing 12 soldiers, when a bridge collapsed in what the army suspects was sabotage, officials said. | Video

Pakistani raid killed senior al Qaeda figure, official says 01 Jul 2015

LAHORE, Pakistan - The head of al Qaeda in Pakistan was among four militants killed in a police raid near the eastern city of Lahore this week, a provincial official said on Wednesday.

Fighting between Afghan, Pakistani forces on border kills one 01 Jul 2015

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Border clashes between Pakistani and Afghan security forces broke out on Wednesday morning, officials said, killing at least one person and potentially undermining efforts by both sides to improve relations.

Pakistan police kill four suspected Taliban militants in Punjab - officials 29 Jun 2015

LAHORE, Pakistan - Pakistani police and intelligence officials shot and killed three suspected Islamist militants in a raid on their hideout in eastern Pakistan early on Monday and a fourth blew himself up, police and intelligence officials said.

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Cameron calls for dealing with Islamic State threat at 'source' - the Telegraph 29 Jun 2015

- Prime Minister David Cameron said that Friday's attack at a Tunisian hotel demonstrated the "level of evil" Britain is dealing with and drew parallels with previous attacks at magazine offices in Paris and in schools in Pakistan.

Air strikes in northwest Pakistan kill 20 militants - officials 28 Jun 2015

BANNU, Pakistan - Air strikes killed at least 20 suspected militants in Pakistan's northwestern Shawal Valley on Sunday, intelligence officials said, more than a month after security forces moved in on Pakistani Taliban strongholds in the region.

Italy arrests suspected al Qaeda bomber at Rome airport 26 Jun 2015

ROME - Italian police said on Friday they had arrested a suspected al Qaeda militant accused of participating in a 2009 bombing in Pakistan that killed more than 100 people and providing shelter for another man suspected of planning a suicide attack in Italy.

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Pakistan heat wave eases after more than 1,150 die 26 Jun 2015

KARACHI - Sea breezes brought lower temperatures on Friday to ease a heat wave that killed more than 1,150 people around Pakistan's teeming port city of Karachi during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

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Pakistan heat wave eases after more than 1,150 die 26 Jun 2015

KARACHI - Sea breezes brought lower temperatures on Friday to ease a heat wave that killed more than 1,150 people around Pakistan's teeming port city of Karachi during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

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Pakistan heat wave eases after more than 1,150 die 26 Jun 2015

KARACHI - Sea breezes brought cooler temperatures on Friday to ease a heat wave that killed more than 1,150 people over a week around Pakistan's teeming port city of Karachi during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.