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World 14 Nov 2015 | 9:40 PM

Pakistani air strikes kill at least 17 in former Taliban stronghold

Parachinar, PAKISTAN (Reuters) - Pakistani air strikes killed at least 17 suspected militants near the Afghan border on Saturday, officials said, part of a military offensive to retake North Waziristan, a region that was once a Taliban stronghold.

World 14 Sep 2015 | 1:15 AM

'Islamic State' militants say attacked Pakistan-Afghan border post

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan militants who have pledged allegiance to Islamic State said on Sunday they had attacked a paramilitary checkpoint along the Afghan border, in the first such assault claimed by a former faction of the Taliban in several months.

World 07 Sep 2015 | 5:15 PM

Pakistan deploys first homemade drone, kills three militants

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A missile-firing Pakistani drone has killed at least three suspected militants in the first ever reported use of the indigenously developed aircraft in combat, the military said on Monday.

World 03 Sep 2015 | 12:35 AM

Pakistan air strikes kill at least 31, as offensive continues

WANA, Pakistan (Reuters) - 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.

World 25 Aug 2015 | 5:45 PM

Pakistan militants strike checkpoints in tribal area, at least 11 dead

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - At least five soldiers and six Taliban militants have been killed after raids on Pakistan army checkpoints in the restive tribal area of Waziristan, security officials say, as the military presses on with an offensive in the Shawal Valley.

World 21 Aug 2015 | 10:10 PM

Ground battles flare as Pakistan pushes new offensive against militants

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani troops pushed deeper into militant-held areas in the North Waziristan region on Friday, launching a ground offensive against the Pakistani Taliban and other Islamist fighters in their last strongholds near the Afghan border.

World 19 Aug 2015 | 8:50 PM

Pakistan military says air strikes kill 25 militants in northwest

BANNU, Pakistan (Reuters) - Military air strikes killed at least 25 suspected militants in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, two intelligence officials said, taking to 133 the army's toll of insurgents in the region this week.

World 17 Aug 2015 | 7:45 PM

Air strikes in northwest Pakistan kill 24 militants - officials

BANNU, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani air strikes killed at least 24 suspected militants in their northwestern strongholds on Monday, intelligence officials said, a day after a bomb killed a provincial minister in the prime minister's political heartland.

World 17 Aug 2015 | 1:10 AM

Blast kills Pakistani provincial minister in PM's political heartland

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb killed a Pakistani provincial minister and at least eight others when it destroyed the minister's home on Sunday in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political heartland of Punjab.

World 05 Jul 2015 | 6:00 PM

Seven Pakistani troops killed as army pushes to finish anti-Taliban offensive

DERA ISMAIL KHAN (Reuters) - Taliban ambushes and bombings killed at least seven Pakistani soldiers in the northwest as the military made a new push into the militants' last major stronghold near the border with Afghanistan, intelligence officers said Sunday.