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Afghanistan Survival Skills 22.9.2014 Truthout.com
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New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims major attack 21.9.2014 CNN-IBN: World
Al Qaeda's South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at US vessels in the Arabian Sea, in the first major assault by the newly created group.
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Anti-polio drive launched in Peshawar 21.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Peshawar- A one-day polio vaccination campaign was launched in Peshawar today amid tight security. Local health officials said that some 754,383 children have been vaccinated in 96 union councils in several districts of the city. Some 235 health teams accompanied by over 8,470 people participated. In light of the on-going polio campaign in the capital city, the K-P government had imposed a ban ...
15 militants killed in Pakistan's North Waziristan 21.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Sep 21 : At least 15 militants were killed in restive North Waziristan tribal region in Pakistan Saturday, an army statement said.
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Soldier, 15 terrorists killed in NWA 21.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR - At least 15 terrorists were killed and a naib subedar embraced Shahadat in exchange of fire and strikes by army gunship helicopters on militant hideouts in Boya and Ghorshtai Nulla areas of North Waziristan as part of the ongoing Zarb-e-Azb operation. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a media wing of Pakisan Army, during the operation, exchange of fire between ...
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Zarb-e-Azb success bringing rival militants closer 21.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - The success of military operation, Zarb-e-Azb, in North Waziristan Agency has forced different rival groups of militants to join forces and they are joining hands to fight against the state forces and launch terrorist attacks. Jamaatul Ahrar (JuA) and Commander Sajna’s South Waziristan based group which had separated from Mullah Fazlullah’s Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) ...
Pakistani Taliban commander killed during fighting in North Waziristan 20.9.2014 Bill Roggio
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan said that Mohammad Hassan recently was freed from a prison in Afghanistan before rejoining the fight in Pakistan's tribal areas.
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Lost senior commander in North Waziristan clashes: TTP 20.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD- Pakistani Taliban today disclosed that their senior commander, Gul Hasan Afghani, had been killed in clashes with the security forces in North Waziristan tribal region. "Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan conveys a good news to the Muslims in Pakistan and Afghanistan with courage and proud that Commander Hasan was martyred in clashes with Pakistan Army at Boya area of North Wazitistan ...
Pakistan says navy officers behind dockyard attack fled country 20.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Sep 20 : Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Friday that two navy officers, who had been involved in a recent terrorist attack on navy targets, have fled the country.
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Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar' 19.9.2014 LA Times: Opinion
For months, Islamic State militants have engaged in a high-stakes game of deadly extortion, threatening to behead American captives they are holding in the Middle East unless their demands are met, including an end to U.S. airstrikes targeting their strongholds in Iraq.
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Glossary of extremists in Mideast and Africa 19.9.2014 AP Politics
President Barack Obama presses ahead with his campaign to diminish and eventually defeat Islamic State group extremists in Iraq and Syria, but the list of radical Islamic elements the United States and many of its coalition allies are fighting does not stop there. Violent radicals inspired by al-Qaida and Osama bin Laden pepper the map from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic....
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From the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic, a glossary of extremist groups in Mideast and Africa 19.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Dr Aafia seeks to drop legal appeal 19.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
NEW YORK - Pakistan-born neuroscientist has become a rallying cry for militant groups demanding her release from a US prison. But in a little-noticed move she is trying to abandon her legal fight for freedom, saying the US court system is unjust. Militants in Syria, Algeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan have made Aafia Siddiqui's release a condition for freeing certain foreign hostages. Islamic ...
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23 more terrorists killed in NWA airstrikes 19.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - At least 23 terrorists have been killed and several hideouts destroyed in jet strikes in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan Agency on Thursday. According to ISPR, during ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb, 23 terrorists were killed during the jet strikes in area of Ismail Khel, Zerom and Datta Khel. More than 1,000 terrorists have been killed so far and 80 percent of area has been ...
Suicide bombers can attack PPP and PML-N leaders: Ministry 18.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI- Federal Interior Ministry today warned the Sindh government of terror attacks, saying six suicide bombers entered the province and can attack key politicians and government buildings. According to reports, the ministry has written to the Sindh government and warned that it could face terrorism in coming days. The reports further said that the suicide bombers could attack the ...
Operation Zarb e Azb killed TTP commander Abu Bakar 18.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD- Uzbek militant commander Abu Bakar along with three other aides has been killed in the ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan Agency. Security sources said today that senior Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Shehryar had also been injured in the fight with the security forces. The TTP has confirmed the killing of commander Abu Bakar along with his three aides. ...
7 terrorists killed in Karachi encounter 18.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI - SP District Malir Rao Anwar claimed to have shot dead seven alleged operatives of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan in an encounter here on Wednesday evening. The encounter took place at Macchar Colony area of Sohrab Goth - a notorious area dominated by the militant outfits. Police said the militants offered heavy resistance when police entered the area on a tip-off to conduct the raid at the ...
What's the Point of Being a Superpower, Anyway? 18.9.2014 Mother Jones
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. It's possible I've lived most of my life on the wrong planet—and if that sounds like the first sentence of a sci-fi novel maybe, in its own way, it is. I thought I knew where I was, of course, but looking back from our helter-skelter world of 2014, I wonder. For most of the last several hundred years, the story in view might be called the Great Concentration and it focused on an imperial struggle for power on planet Earth. That rivalry took place among a kaleidoscopic succession of European "great powers," one global empire (Great Britain), Russia, a single Asian state (Japan), and the United States. After two world wars that devastated the Eurasian continent, there emerged only two "superpowers," the US and the Soviet Union. They were so stunningly mighty and over-armed—great inland empires—that, unlike previous powers, they could not even imagine how to wage war directly upon each other, not without obliterating much of civilization. The full planet ...
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Malala set to receive first ever Asia Game changer award 18.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
Karachi, Sep 17 : A report has revealed that Malala Yousufzai and Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy have been chosen from Pakistan by the Asia society for the first Asia Game changer awards that will be handed out at the United Nations (UN) later this year.
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40 militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes 17.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Sep 17 : The Pakistan army Wednesday said fighter jets bombed positions of militants in the North Waziristan tribal region and killed 40 local and foreign militants.
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