Pakistan

Pakistan air strikes kill at least 31, as offensive continues

WANA, Pakistan - Air strikes carried out by Pakistani forces have killed at least 31 people in the country's volatile northwest, officials said, as an offensive against the Pakistani Taliban continues on several fronts.

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Pakistan says 'almost all' Uighur militants eliminated 11:43am BST

BEIJING - Almost all members of the Uighur militant group the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) have been eliminated from Pakistan, the country's president said on Wednesday during a visit to Beijing.

Libya's official government bans Yemenis, Iranians, Pakistanis from entry 01 Sep 2015

BENGHAZI, Libya - Libya's internationally recognised administration based in the east has banned Yemenis, Iranians and Pakistanis from entering the divided country, a military statement said on Tuesday.

Four killed, dozens wounded, in suicide attack on Pakistan forces 01 Sep 2015

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A suicide bomber killed at least four people and wounded dozens on Tuesday in northwest Pakistan, where security forces are battling Islamist militants, officials said.

Pakistani official says Haqqani militants weakened, despite US concern 31 Aug 2015

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's foreign policy chief responded to U.S. concerns that the country remains a haven for the feared Haqqani network, saying on Monday that the militants have been weakened by an army offensive and now operate mostly out of Afghanistan.

Gunmen attack remote Pakistan airport, kill two engineers 30 Aug 2015

QUETTA, Pakistan - Gunmen stormed a remote airport in troubled southwestern Pakistan before dawn on Sunday, killing two engineers and destroying the facility's radar system, authorities said.

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U.S. national security adviser discusses militant attacks in Pakistan talks 30 Aug 2015

ISLAMABAD - U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice met Pakistan's prime minister on Sunday to press concerns over attacks launched by militants based in Pakistan, officials said.

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Border firing kills nine on India-Pakistan war anniversary 28 Aug 2015

SRINAGAR, India/LAHORE, Pakistan - Cross-border firing between India and Pakistan killed at least nine people on Friday, the day India marked the 50th anniversary of a war between the two South Asian nations.

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Arrest warrant issued for former Pakistani prime minister 27 Aug 2015

KARACHI - A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, in a case alleging millions of dollars of graft in a trade development scheme, a security official said.

Pakistan arrests opposition politician close to ex-president 26 Aug 2015

KARACHI, Pakistan - Pakistani authorities arrested a prominent opposition politician close to the former president, his party said on Wednesday, the first detention of a major Pakistan People's Party figure in an ongoing military-driven crackdown in the port city of Karachi.