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US officer says Nato attack on Pakistan was not intentional

A top US military officer says a Nato attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers was not deliberate, while Pakistan maintains Nato forces were alerted.

Key al-Qaeda operative killed by US drone

Senior al-Qaeda operative Ilyas Kashmiri, regarded as one of the most dangerous militants in the world, was killed by a US drone.

Al-Qaeda vows revenge

Al-Qaeda has acknowledged that Osama bin Laden is dead, dispelling the doubts of some Muslims over whether the group's leader had really been killed.

Floods wreak havoc across Pakistan

Floods caused by a week of heavy rain have killed more than 1 000 people in Pakistan's north-west.

Pakistan plane crashes with dozens on board

A commercial Pakistani passenger plane with 152 people on board crashed in bad weather on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, officials said.

Pakistan govt under pressure after deadly attack

Pakistan's government came under pressure on Saturday to bring stability to the country after one of the bloodiest bombings in more than two years.

Suicide bombers kills scores at Pakistan mosque

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a mosque near Pakistan's military headquarters after Friday prayers, killing at least 40 people.

Pakistan braces for attacks as offensive continues

Suspected Taliban militants shot and killed a Pakistani army brigadier and his driver in the capital on Thursday.

Pakistan commandos rescue hostages

Pakistani commandos stormed an office building on Sunday and rescued 39 people whom suspected Taliban militants took hostage.

Pakistan rescues boys trained as suicide bombers

Pakistani security forces have rescued nearly a dozen boys brainwashed into becoming suicide bombers, according to officials.

Pakistani warplanes strike Taliban’s Waziristan

Warplanes struck a stronghold of Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud on Saturday in retaliation for the killing of an anti-Taliban cleric.

Karzai: ‘Wildfire of terrorism’ hurting regional trade

Afghanistan and Pakistan have to work together to defeat a ''wildfire of terrorism'' sweeping the region, the Afghan president said on Wednesday.

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