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Pakistan troops in street battles with Taliban

Pakistan troops in street battles with Taliban

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistan said troops were locked in bloody street battles with Taliban fighters in the northwest as rival politicians united behind the offensive to eliminate Islamist militants. Pakistan’s deadly operation against Taliban fighters entered a fourth week on Monday […]


US confident Pakistan nukes secure: CIA chief

US confident Pakistan nukes secure: CIA chief

LOS ANGELES: CIA director Leon Panetta said Monday US intelligence officials did not know the exact whereabouts of all Pakistan’s nuclear weapons but believed they were safe from the Taliban. Speaking in Los Angeles, the Central Intelligence Agency chief said […]


Pakistan expands nuclear arsenal: report

Pakistan expands nuclear arsenal: report

WASHINGTON: Pakistan is rapidly expanding its nuclear arsenal, raising questions in the US Congress whether billions of dollars in proposed military aid to strife-torn country could be diverted to its nuclear program, The New York Times reported late Sunday. The […]


Intense battles as Pakistan troops advance on Taliban

Intense battles as Pakistan troops advance on Taliban

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistan’s military said “intense’ battles had broken out Sunday as it advanced on a key Taliban stronghold in a fierce offensive that has scattered more than a million terrified civilians. Ground forces entered Matta and Kanju towns in […]


US Shares Drone Intelligence with Pakistan

US Shares Drone Intelligence with Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The top U.S. military officer says the United States has shared intelligence with Pakistan that was gathered by unmanned aircraft flying over Pakistani territory. But he says there is no joint-control of drone missions, as a U.S. newspaper reported […]


US military sharing drone data with Pakistan: admiral

US military sharing drone data with Pakistan: admiral

Washington: The United States has taken the unprecedented step of sharing with Islamabad surveillance data collected by drones flying over Pakistan, the top US military officer said Thursday. Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, confirmed that […]


Pakistan seeks ownership of US drones: Zardari

Pakistan seeks ownership of US drones: Zardari

London: Pakistan has asked Washington for “ownership” of US drones carrying out attacks on its territory, President Asif Ali Zardari said Wednesday. “Democracy doesn’t believe in half measures. We’ve asked for the ownership of the drones,” he said, when asked […]


Pakistan jets bomb Taliban as more refugees flee

Pakistan jets bomb Taliban as more refugees flee

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistan helicopters and fighter jets attacked Taliban targets in the northwest Wednesday as the government lobbied Afghanistan for a closer alliance in the battle against militants. Around 170,000 more civilians registered as refugees with the UN after fleeing […]


India to acquire first AWACS Aircraft

India to acquire first AWACS Aircraft

New Delhi: India is expected to acquire its first Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) next week, officials said Monday, crowning its drive to achieve air dominance over rival Pakistan. The delivery by Israel of the sophisticated Phalcon early warning […]


Pakistan: troops attack Taliban, half million flee

Pakistan: troops attack Taliban, half million flee

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistani commandos have dropped into a Taliban stronghold in Swat valley , stepping up a punishing offensive against militants that has now displaced more than half a million people. Frightened civilians have streamed out of three northwest districts […]


 
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