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SKorea deploys Firefinder radar after NKorea barrage

SKorea deploys Firefinder radar after NKorea barrage

Seoul: South Korea said Friday it had deployed advanced weapons-tracking radar systems on islands near its disputed Yellow Sea border with North Korea following last week’s artillery barrages by the North. Defence Minister Kim Tae-Young told lawmakers the AN/TPQ-36 Firefinder […]


US, Pakistani officials believe Mehsud is dead

US, Pakistani officials believe Mehsud is dead

WASHINGTON: Pakistani and US officials are increasingly convinced that the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, who was behind the suicide attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan in December, had died from wounds sustained in a drone strike, […]


Two Koreas trade fire, Pyongyang vows no let up

Two Koreas trade fire, Pyongyang vows no let up

SEOUL: North and South Korea traded artillery fire near their disputed sea border Wednesday and Pyongyang vowed to press on with live firing exercises, ratcheting up tensions anew between the Cold War foes. “Such firing drill by the units of […]


Taliban launch attacks on central Kabul

Taliban launch attacks on central Kabul

KABUL: The Taliban launched a wave of gun and bomb attacks on Kabul on Monday, saying it had sent in 20 suicide bombers to strike government buildings in the heart of the Afghan capital. A series of explosions and intense […]


Terrorists attacks in Pakistan claimed over 3,000 lives in 2009

Terrorists attacks in Pakistan claimed over 3,000 lives in 2009

New Dehli: A total of 3,021 people were killed and 7,334 injured in terrorists attacks in Pakistan last year, national media reported citing a new report by the Pakistan Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS). According to the report from the […]


Turkey, Lebanon lash out at Israel

Turkey, Lebanon lash out at Israel

Ankara: The prime ministers of Turkey and Lebanon on Monday lashed out at Israeli violations of Lebanese airspace and air strikes in Gaza, warning they were undermining prospects for peace in the region. “Attacks on Lebanon is terrorism itself… We […]


Pakistan says towns cleared in Taliban offensive

Pakistan says towns cleared in Taliban offensive

Sararogha, Pakistan: Pakistan’s military said Tuesday that its latest offensive against the Taliban had captured most of the towns and population centres once under militant control in South Waziristan. Pakistan dispatched 30,000 troops into battle on October 17, vowing to […]


Bombs kill 11 in Pakistan, intel agency targeted

Bombs kill 11 in Pakistan, intel agency targeted

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Suicide car bombs tore through security offices in Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and heavily damaging the Peshawar headquarters of the country’s top intelligence agency. The deadly assaults on Pakistan’s police and intelligence agents come […]


Street battles as Pakistan troops advance on Taliban

Street battles as Pakistan troops advance on Taliban

Islamabad: Pakistani troops were Wednesday locked in deadly street battles with Taliban fighters, pushing a ground offensive deeper into militant-held territory, the military said. A senior military official told AFP the army had “taken” the strategic town of Sararogha in […]


 
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