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CIA uses smaller missiles in attacks: report

CIA uses smaller missiles in attacks: report

Washington: The US Central Intelligence Agency has started using smaller missiles in its hunt for Al-Qaeda and other Islamic militant leaders in Pakistan in hopes of minimizing civilian casualties, The Washington Post reported Monday. Citing unnamed current and former officials […]


Pakistan uses giant scanners in struggle against truck bombs

Pakistan uses giant scanners in struggle against truck bombs

Islamabad: Police in Pakistan have deployed two giant bomb detectors on roads into Islamabad in their latest efforts to stop suicide truck bombers striking the capital. This is the first time Pakistani authorities have used the Chinese-built devices to protect […]


Pakistan hits back at nuclear concerns

Pakistan hits back at nuclear concerns

Washington: Pakistan’s prime minister on Monday defended his country as a responsible nuclear power, shooting down concerns at a major security summit that extremists could seize loose weapons. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who controls the Islamic world’s only declared […]


Pakistan, ex-Soviet states focus of nuclear terror watch

Pakistan, ex-Soviet states focus of nuclear terror watch

Washington: When it comes to nuclear material falling into the wrong hands, Pakistan, the former Soviet Union and North Korea top the list of countries posing the greatest risk, experts say. But dozens of civilian research reactors around the world […]


US continues to grow relationship with Indian Army

US continues to grow relationship with Indian Army

CHANDIGARH, India: Senior leaders and planners from the Indian Army, U.S. Army, Pacific, Marine Forces Pacific, Special Operations Command, and the Department of the Army, met at the Indian Army’s Western Command headquarters in Chandigarh, India, to discuss the future […]


Pakistan to get US drones this year

Pakistan to get US drones this year

Washington: The Pentagon hopes “within a year” to deliver around a dozen unarmed drone aircraft to Pakistan to aid its fight against Islamic extremism, a US senior military official said Monday. “I would like to think that we would get […]


Military Official Discusses Pakistani Offensive

Military Official Discusses Pakistani Offensive

WASHINGTON: Roughly 40,000 Pakistani troops are conducting operations against militants in the country’s North Waziristan region near the Afghan border, a senior U.S. military official said today. Unlike a larger, “steamroller” offensive last year that uprooted enemy fighters in neighboring […]


Giving drones would change US image: Pakistan

Giving drones would change US image: Pakistan

Washington: Pakistan’s foreign minister said Thursday that the United States would improve its public standing if it let Islamabad spearhead drone attacks. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, in Washington for high-level talks, acknowledged in a CNN interview that drone attacks […]


Pakistani army chief in talks with US defense chiefs

Pakistani army chief in talks with US defense chiefs

Washington: Pakistani army chief Ashfaq Kayani meets with US defense chiefs on Monday at the start of a week of wide-ranging talks between Washington and Islamabad, officials said. The Obama administration views Kayani as a crucial figure behind Pakistan’s stepped-up […]


 
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