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AseanPlus News 10 Jun 2017 | 5:22 AM

Three men, 96 children: Pakistan’s population booms

Bannu (Pakistan) (AFP) - Three men who have fathered nearly 100 children among them are doing their bit for Pakistan's skyrocketing population, which is being counted for the first time in 19 years.

Pakistan 02 Sep 2015 | 11:49 AM

US drone strike kills five militants in NW Pakistan

Peshawar (Pakistan) (AFP) - A US drone attack on a militant compound in a restive Pakistani tribal area Tuesday killed at least five militants, security officials said.

Pakistan 03 Feb 2015 | 7:13 PM

Roadside bomb kills four Pakistani troops in northwest

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Four Pakistani troops were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb planted by the Taliban in a restive northwestern tribal area Tuesday, officials said.

AseanPlus News 22 Jul 2014 | 11:52 AM

Rising civilian deaths fuel outrage in Pakistan offensive

BANNU, Pakistan: When Pakistani air force jets rained down missiles on a village in the country's violence-wracked northwest last week, it was described as yet another victory over Taliban insurgents in an ongoing military offensive.

Pakistan 15 Jun 2014 | 12:33 PM

Dozens killed as Pakistan jets bomb militant hideouts: officials

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan, June 14, 2014 (AFP) - Pakistani fighter jets launched airstrikes early Sunday against militant hideouts in the country's troubled northwest, killing dozens of insurgents, local security officials said.

AseanPlus News 12 Jun 2014 | 6:30 PM

Islamabad condemns US drone strike despite suspicions of cooperation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday condemned the first US drone strikes on its soil this year despite suspicions the two countries coordinated over the attack in the aftermath of a Taliban siege of Karachi airport.

AseanPlus News 12 Jun 2014 | 3:40 PM

Court allows Musharraf to leave Pakistan

KARACHI: Pakistan's government was Thursday ordered to lift a travel ban on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in a court decision that could draw a line under a raft of legal troubles.

AseanPlus News 04 Apr 2014 | 4:21 PM

Taliban extend ceasefire, ask Pakistan to meet demands

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan: The Pakistani Taliban on Friday extended a ceasefire by six days to allow the government more time to meet their demands of releasing "non-combatant" prisoners and pulling back soldiers, the militia said in a statement.

AseanPlus News 21 Jan 2014 | 1:46 PM

Pakistan jet fighters kill 20 militants

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistani jet fighters and helicopter gunships began airstrikes in a northwestern tribal district Tuesday, killing more than 20 militants in retaliation for two recent bombings targeting the military, officials said.

World 22 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

US drone strike kills three in northwest Pakistan

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan: A US drone strike on Saturday killed at least three Islamic militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border, security officials said.