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Pakistani military kills 18 in anti-militant offensive

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 18:00

Pakistani jets and artillery bombarded militant hideouts in the country`s restive northwest on Saturday as part of a massive ongoing offensive against the Taliban, killing 18 insurgents, the military said.

Pak military kills 19 militants in North Waziristan

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:40

Pakistan military killed 19 militants in the latest raid in the troubled North Waziristan, as civilians streamed out of the restive region amidst raging conflict between the security forces and the Taliban.

Pakistan family slits throats of young couple over love marriage

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:45

A young couple in Pakistan were tied up and had their throats slit with scythes after they married for love, police said Saturday.

Saudi airline suspends operation to Peshawar

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 14:04

Saudi Arabia`s flag carrier has stopped flights to northwestern Peshawar city in Pakistan after this week`s attack on a plane that killed a passenger.

Pakistani jets kill 17 in anti-militant offensive

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:11

Pakistani jets killed 17 militants in the latest raid on rebel hideouts in the country`s restive northwest, officials said on Saturday.

Sri Lanka revokes on-arrival visa facility for Pakistani citizens

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:13

The Sri Lankan government has reportedly cancelled the on-arrival visa facility for Pakistani citizens, and advised that they apply for a visa before boarding a flight to Sri Lanka.

Flamboyant Pakistani cleric Qadri denies military backing

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:14

A flamboyant Pakistani cleric vowing to bring down the country`s government has denied widespread speculation he is backed by the powerful military.

Abdullah rouses protesters in Afghan election stand-off

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 16:19

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah led several thousand demonstrators through Kabul on Friday, upping the stakes in his protest against alleged election fraud that has triggered a political crisis.

Nepal PM to undergo radiotherapy in New York for lung cancer

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:15

Nepal`s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will undergo a course of radiotherapy in New York after being diagnosed with lung cancer, his aide, Dinesh Bhattarai, said on Friday.

Pakistan Taliban group behind Peshawar plane attack

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 16:34

Pakistan security officials on Friday said that a group of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was responsible for an attack on a plane Tuesday that killed one passenger, media reported.