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US welcomes reports of Pakistani plan to ban Haqqanis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it welcomed reports that Pakistan was planning to outlaw the Haqqani network and other militant groups linked to violent extremism.

‘Those terming Haqqanis asset for country do not represent Pak govt’

Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said whoever considers terror outfit Haqqani network ``an asset for Pakistan`` could not be a representative of the Pak govt.

Pak President vows operations against Haqqanis

President Asif Ali Zardari made the pledge during a conversation with visiting American lawmakers to Pakistan.

Afghans, NATO launch operation against Haqqanis

The Afghan Army and their NATO allies have stepped up their fight against the Haqqani network along the militant-infested Pakistani border.

Afghans, NATO launch `new push against Haqqanis`

US officials have accused Pakistan of ties to the Haqqani
group, causing diplomatic rifts.

Haqqanis did not exist during my reign: Musharraf

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said that the militant Haqqani network did not exist during his rule.

Pak Army to launch limited operation in N Waziristan: Report

Pakistan’s armed forces will carry out a limited operation in North Waziristan, primarily targeting al Qaeda, Taliban and foreign fighters.