Cricket fans urged to donate to Pakistanis fleeing fighting

Pakistan`s cricket stars on Tuesday appealed to fans to donate more money for more than 800,000 people displaced by a military offensive in the restive northwest.

Palestinian toll in Gaza rises to 469

The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in the latest round of Gaza violence rose to 469, medics said, after announcing the deaths of another 31 people early Monday.

Bloody Sunday as 99 Gazans, 13 Israeli soldiers killed

At least 99 Palestinians and 13 soldiers were killed Sunday as Israel ramped up a major military offensive in the bloodiest single day in Gaza in five years.

Tribals flee N Waziristan fearing military operation

Thousands of people have fled Pakistan`s North Waziristan Agency in recent days, fearing a military offensive against the militants, locals.

US demand for action in N Waziristan rejected: Rpt

Pakistan`s Army Chief Gen Ashfaq
Parvez Kayani said it was for the government to decide the timing of such an action, a media report said.

Pak launches military offensive against militants

Pakistan has launched a military offensive against militants in a valley located in its northwest.

Over 200,000 flee military offensive in Pakistan

More than 200,000 people have fled Pakistan`s latest offensive against Taliban militants in the northwest, the United Nations said Monday, as fresh clashes in the remote region killed 41 insurgents and two soldiers.

Nine alleged militants killed in Pakistan: Official

Pakistani airstrikes killed nine suspected insurgents on Saturday in a tribal region near the Afghan border, an official said, bringing the total killed in a military offensive there to more than 100 this week.

4,000 UK troops ready for offensive against Afghan Taliban

In a bid to participate in the largest military offensive against the Taliban since the Afghanistan invasion in 2001, 4,000 British troops have begun preparing alongside Americans and Afghan troops.