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Pakistan helicopters pound rebels as 150,000 civilians flee

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 13:55

Pakistani helicopter gunships pounded militant targets in the country`s northwest Friday, killing up to 20 rebels, as the number of civilians fleeing an expected ground offensive passed 150,000.

Pak airstrikes, clash kill 18 militants

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 00:42

At least 18 militants were on Monday killed, including a key TTP commander, and over 30 injured in airstrikes on their hideouts near Pak-Afghan border and clash between two rival militant groups in northwest Pakistan`s restive tribal region.

Pakistan jets kill 32 militants in tribal region

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 11:01

At least 32 militants, including key commanders, were killed today in precision air strikes at the hideouts of the Taliban in Pakistan`s restive tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said.

Arms, explosives seized near Pak-Afghan border

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 01:07

Pakistani security forces on Monday seized a huge quantity of arms and explosives, including 100 Kalashnikovs, from a truck near the country`s porous border with Afghanistan in the southwestern Balochistan province.

Policeman killed in Pak-Afghan border clash

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 20:45

A shootout between Pakistani and Afghan border security forces early today killed at least one Afghan police officer.

Pakistan jets strike insurgent bases, 37 militants killed

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:45

Pakistani military jets today pounded terrorists` positions along the Afghan border in the restive tribal region in northwest Pakistan, killing at least 16 suspected militants and injuring 15 others.

US drone strike kills three in northwest Pakistan

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 02:13

A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least three suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border late Wednesday, officials said.

Pakistani Army launches offensive near Afghan border

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 16:33

Residents of Pakistan`s ethnic Pashtun region of North Waziristan accused government troops on Monday of killing dozens of civilians during a military operation against Taliban insurgents.

US drone strike kills two in northwest Pakistan

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 12:05

A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least two suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Friday, officials said.

Pakistan closes Afghan border ahead of drones protest

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 15:38

Pakistan Saturday closed its border with Afghanistan ahead of protests against US drone attacks, official sources said.

Afghans stage anti-Pakistan protest

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 14:21

Hundreds of Afghans have held a rally to protest the latest incidents along their country`s border with Pakistan, blaming the neighbouring nation for the spate of shootouts near the boundary.

Pakistan to seal Afghan border May 11 for election

Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 11:31

About 1.6 million registered Afghan refugees and 1 million other Afghans live in Pakistan.