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US Sharply Curtails Drone Strikes in Pakistan

US Sharply Curtails Drone Strikes in Pakistan

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 12:20

The United States has cut back sharply on drone strikes in Pakistan after the Islamabad government asked for restraint while it seeks peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_35275" align="alignnone" width="580"] Drone ...

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Taliban says Stop Drone Strikes and We will Call a Truce

Taliban says Stop Drone Strikes and We will Call a Truce

Thursday, October 10, 2013 11:27

Amidst all the hullabaloo about a peaceful end to an increasingly violent insurgency in Pakistan, the top Taliban commander said on Wednesday that he is ‘open to serious talks’ and asked the government to send a ‘jirga’ to initiate the process. [caption id="attachment_32794" align="alignright" width="300"]...

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Petition Filed Against Missile Strikes (Supreme Court)

Petition Filed Against Missile Strikes (Supreme Court)

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 9:51

[caption id="attachment_31376" align="alignright" width="345"] Drone Missile Strikes[/caption] A constitutional petition has been filed in the Supreme Court to get the covert missile strikes stopped in Pakistan’s tribal areas, media reported. Sources said the petition was ...

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PM Nawaz Sharif says Dual Policy on Drone Strikes Not to Continue

PM Nawaz Sharif says Dual Policy on Drone Strikes Not to Continue

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 10:52

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said in categorical terms on Monday that the dual policy of issuing public statements against drone attacks while (secretly) giving a go ahead to the US to carry on with the strikes will not be allowed to continue under his rule. [caption id="attachment_31238" align="alignright" width="295"]...

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Lahore High Court Seeks Copy of Pakistan US Accord on Drone Strikes

Lahore High Court Seeks Copy of Pakistan US Accord on Drone Strikes

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 9:37

The Lahore High Court on Monday directed Jamaatud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed to submit copies of agreements, if any, between Pakistan and the US, over drone strikes inside Pakistan. [caption id="attachment_26966" align="alignnone" width="349"] Drone Strikes[/caption] LHC Chief Justice ...

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Four Killed Drone Strikes in South Waziristan

Four Killed Drone Strikes in South Waziristan

Saturday, June 2, 2012 10:18

A US drone strike targeting a vehicle in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt killed at least four suspected militants on Saturday, security officials said, the latest in a recent spate of attacks. The strike took place in Khawashi Khel village, five kilometres (three miles) west of Wana, the ...

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No Drone Strikes in Pakistan after 2014

No Drone Strikes in Pakistan after 2014

Friday, April 6, 2012 10:23

Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Zalmay Rasool said on Thursday that his country would not be used as a launching pad for US drones attacks on neighbouring countries after NATO combat forces leave by the end of 2014....

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Four Militants Killed in US Drone Attack

Four Militants Killed in US Drone Attack

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 10:13

A US drone attack targetting a militant compound in Pakistan's tribal area near the Afghan border killed four militants, security officials said. Two missiles hit a compound on the outer skirts of Miranshah, in the ...

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US Two Drone strikes Wipe out 11 Militants

US Two Drone strikes Wipe out 11 Militants

Friday, October 28, 2011 9:19

Hours after an unmanned aircraft attack killed five militants, including the brother of a high-ranking Pakistani Taliban commander in Azam Warsak, a second US drone strike on Thursday killed another six militants in Hishokhel village, officials said. [caption id="attachment_16961" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Drone strikes"]...

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Haqqani Commander Killed in NW (US Drone Attack)

Haqqani Commander Killed in NW (US Drone Attack)

Friday, October 14, 2011 9:10

US drone missiles on Thursday killed 10 militants including a commander in the Al-Qaeda-linked Haqqani network, which the American military has linked to Pakistani intelligence. US Drone ...

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