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US drone strike kills six militants in Pakistan

A United States missile strike on a militant compound in Pakistan's tribal district on the Afghan border killed six rebels on Wednesday.

Al-Qaeda kingpin killed by US strike, say officials

A top al-Qaeda commander who led Osama bin Laden's terror network in Afghanistan was believed to have been killed when a missile fired by a United States drone hit his Pakistani hideout, officials said on Friday. Abu Laith al-Libi is said to be one of bin Laden's key lieutenants.

Pakistan fighting kills 250 as civilians flee

Pakistani jets pounded militant hideouts near a troubled tribal town for the third day on Tuesday as officials said about 250 people had died in some of the heaviest clashes since 2001. The fighting has forced thousands to flee from Mir Ali, a town that President Pervez Musharraf has previously pinpointed as a den of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network.

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