User: newstrust Topic: Pakistan
Category: Taliban
Last updated: Jun 24 2016 17:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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858 killed: Not a day in April passed without a terror attack 24.6.2016 L.A. Times - World News

Habib Ullah chugged along a dusty road in rural Pakistan on his battered motorcycle, his wife, infant son and 7-year-old daughter hanging on — a family of farm laborers on their way to work the fields.

A 60-year-old father of seven, Ullah was steering through the barren, mountainous district of...

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Death of a singer 24.6.2016 Hindu: Opinion
Amjad Sabri, a celebrated qawwali singer, is the latest victim of the Taliban’s war on plurality in Pakistan. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, which has claimed responsibility for Sabri’s murder in Ka...
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Pakistan province gives $3 million to Taliban-linked school 23.6.2016 Washington Post: World
A Pakistani provincial government has allocated $3 million to a Taliban-linked seminary in a volatile region bordering Afghanistan, a local official said Thursday, sparking criticism from the central government in Islamabad and secular groups.
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India is biggest threat to Pakistan: Bajwa 23.6.2016 Hindu: Home
"I would say that the international community has not done enough for us," Gen. Bajwa, the Director-General of the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), said.
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Afghanistan reminds UNSC of terrorists finding safe havens in Pakistan 23.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Kabul, June 23 : In a veiled reference to the recent killing of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in Pakistan, the Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to United Nations Mahmoud Saikal voiced concern over Pakistan emerging as a safe haven for terrorists.
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Thousands attend funeral of Sufi singer killed by extremists 23.6.2016 Hindu: Home
A splinter faction of the Pakistani Taliban said after the attack that it had killed Sabri because he was a "blasphemer."
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Pakistan's 'University of Jihad' is getting millions of dollars from the government 22.6.2016 Washington Post
Pakistan's 'University of Jihad' is getting millions of dollars from the government
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US, Pakistan lock horns over Taliban chief Mansour's death 22.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 22 : Washington has rejected Pakistan's notion that the death of Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike damaged prospects for reconciliation with the militant group.
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U.S. drone strike in Pak. disrupts Afghan peace process: Envoy Lodhi 22.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, June 22 : Describing the recent U.S. drone strike on its territory as a blatant breach of the United Nations Charter and international law, Pakistan has claimed that these strikes have disrupted the Afghan peace process and further complicated the political and socio-economic situation in the region.
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Pakistan doesn't need F-16s, n-deals to fight terrorists: Kabul 22.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
United Nations, June 22 : Accusing government entities in Pakistan of aiding terrorist networks in violation of United Nations Security Council mandates, Afghanistan's Permanent Representative Mahmoud Saikal said on Tuesday that Islamabad does not need nuclear deals and F-16s to fight terrorists, rather it requires political will and "honest and police action".
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Pakistan violating other nations’ sovereignty, Afghanistan tells U.N. 22.6.2016 Hindu: International
Says Islamabad "needs political will" and not "nuclear deals or F-16s" to take action against terrorists.
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14 Nepalese killed in Kabul; Taliban, IS stake claim (Roundup) 20.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Kabul, June 20 : Fourteen Nepalese providing security to the Canadian embassy here were killed when a suicide bomber targeted their mini bus in the Afghan capital on Monday, authorities said.
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Migrant crisis offers glimpse of a world without borders 20.6.2016 Hindu: Home
Refugees and facilitators recall a moment of intense, frenetic freedom when the borders of a vast geography temporarily retreated
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Seven key members of TTP surrender in Kurram Agency 19.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 19 : At least seven key members of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) including the group's former chief Hakimullah Mehsud's brother and uncle have surrendered near the Afghan border region in Kurram Agency.
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Pakistan should stop being a host to terrorist groups, says Pentagon 18.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Kabul, June 18 : The United States defence establishment Pentagon has urged Pakistan to stop providing safe havens to terrorist and extremist groups in its soil in a bid to help improve the security environment of the region.
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Bill seeking aid cut to Pakistan defeated in U.S. House 18.6.2016 Hindu: International
Stress on need to maintain ties with a nuclear armed country despite it not doing enough in the war against terrorism.
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Pak benefitted most from Mansour's death: Reports 17.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Kabul, June 17 : Reports suggest that Pakistan benefitted the most in the death of Afghan Taliban's supreme leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, who was killed in an airstrike by the U.S. forces in Balochistan province last month.
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CIA drone strikes plummet as White House shifts authority to Pentagon 16.6.2016 Washington Post
CIA drone strikes plummet as White House shifts authority to Pentagon
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Pakistan considering to buy used F-16 jets from Jordan 14.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 14 : Pakistan is considering an offer to buy sixteen used F-16 jets from Jordan after it was unable to buy eight advanced fighters from the United States because of a financial row.
Pakistan, spurned by U.S., considers offer of Jordanian F-16 jets 14.6.2016 Hindu: News
The U.S. deal, valued at $699 million, came unstuck after the U.S. Congress refused to authorise the use of U.S. government funds to pay for the aircraft under the Foreign Military Financing programme.
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