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US slaps sanctions on Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Noor Wali Mehsud, designates him a global terrorist
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US slaps sanctions on Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Noor Wali Mehsud, designates him a global terrorist

The US has slapped sanctions on the chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Noor Wali Mehsud and designated him as a global terrorist

Pakistani Taliban appoints new chief after Mullah Fazlullah's death in recent US drone strike
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Pakistani Taliban appoints new chief after Mullah Fazlullah's death in recent US drone strike

Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud was chosen as the new chief by Pakistani Taliban after Mullah Fazlullah's death in the US drone strike was confirmed

Pakistan: Six militants, two soldiers killed in gunfight in South Waziristan; weapons, ammunition seized
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Pakistan: Six militants, two soldiers killed in gunfight in South Waziristan; weapons, ammunition seized

Six militants and two soldiers were killed on Saturday during a fierce gunfight in a northwestern Pakistan tribal district bordering Afghanistan, military and local security officials said.

Pakistan Army General Raheel Sharif kicks off farewell visits before retirement
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Pakistan Army General Raheel Sharif kicks off farewell visits before retirement

Ending speculation that he might get an extension, Pakistan's powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday kicked off his farewell visits to various army units before his retirement on 29 November.

US drone strike violation of sovereignty: Pakistan moves UNSC
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US drone strike violation of sovereignty: Pakistan moves UNSC

Pakistan has raised the issue of the recent US drone strike that killed the Afghan Taliban chief, in the UN Security Council.

Terrorism not yet finished from Waziristan : Pakistan Army
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Terrorism not yet finished from Waziristan : Pakistan Army

There are just the last few pockets remaining in the Shawal valley," said Bajwa

Drone strikes on Pakistan 'must stop': Pak army chief's stern message to US
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Drone strikes on Pakistan 'must stop': Pak army chief's stern message to US

US drone strikes in Pakistan "must stop", Pakistan's powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif said on Wednesday.

Cops arrest suspected head of Al-Qaeda in India in Delhi
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Cops arrest suspected head of Al-Qaeda in India in Delhi

Two suspected operatives of Al-Qaeda were arrested in Delhi and Odisha. Delhi Police claimed to have busted a module of the terror group operating in India

Pakistan must take 'forceful actions' against Haqqani network, Lashkar: US
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Pakistan must take 'forceful actions' against Haqqani network, Lashkar: US

Pakistan must take "forceful actions" against the dreaded Haqqani network and the Lashkar-e-Taiba in a manner similar to the way they campaigned against the Pakistani Taliban, a top Obama administration official has said.

26/11 accused was killed six months before the Mumbai terror attack: Witness tells Pak court
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26/11 accused was killed six months before the Mumbai terror attack: Witness tells Pak court

A witness in 26/11 case claimed before a Pakistani anti-terrorism court that his brother, one of the accused in the case, was killed in a US drone strike.

Al Qaeda's chief of global operations killed in Pakistan military raid
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Al Qaeda's chief of global operations killed in Pakistan military raid

he chief of al-Qaeda's global operations, wanted by the US over a 2009 plot to attack the New York subway system, was killed in a raid in Pakistan.

Civilians flee Khyber as Pak troops up offensive against Taliban
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Civilians flee Khyber as Pak troops up offensive against Taliban

The Khyber offensive began two weeks ago in the area around the Tirah Valley, a key smuggling route into neighbouring Afghanistan.

US drone strike in Pakistan kills at least four militants
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US drone strike in Pakistan kills at least four militants

A US drone strike on Monday killed at least four militants in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border.

Bomb hits passenger mini-bus in NW Pakistan killing seven
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Bomb hits passenger mini-bus in NW Pakistan killing seven

The bombing, which took place on the outskirts of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, also wounded four people, said Shafqat Malik, a senior police officer.

Pakistan condemns US drone attack in Waziristan
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Pakistan condemns US drone attack in Waziristan

Pakistan on Sunday condemned the latest US drone attack in the tribal region of Waziristan which left two people killed earlier in the day.

Pakistan: Blast targeting convoy in Peshawar kills three, including a child
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Pakistan: Blast targeting convoy in Peshawar kills three, including a child

At least three people, including a child, were killed and 13 others injured on Tuesday in a blast in Peshawar.

Pak military clears 80 percent of militants from N Waziristan, Taliban's old stronghold
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Pak military clears 80 percent of militants from N Waziristan, Taliban's old stronghold

Pakistani military has cleared militants from more than 80 percent of the restive North Waziristan tribal region, once considered a bastion of the Tehrik-e-Taliban.

Taliban attackers' arrest gives hope for people affected by terrorism: Malala's father
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Taliban attackers' arrest gives hope for people affected by terrorism: Malala's father

Pakistan's army said on Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai.

Three new polio cases found in Pakistan's Khyber Agency
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Three new polio cases found in Pakistan's Khyber Agency

According to health officials, the three cases have been reported in Khyber Agency, Pakistan, Dawn online reported.