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2008-10-03 01:00:00

By Kim Sengupta New approach tackles 'severe threat' of attacks by funding monitoring network BRITAIN'S SECURITY agencies are fighting a covert war in cyberspace against extremist Islamist internet sites as part of a new anti-terrorist strategy, senior Whitehall officials have revealed.

2008-09-28 12:00:10

By Asif Shahzad Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The prime minister insisted Saturday that Pakistanis are increasingly supporting military action against Islamic extremists, while authorities reported that an offensive in a northwestern tribal area killed 16 more suspected militants.

2008-09-27 12:00:28

By Chris Brummitt Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan sought to reassure Washington on Friday that it remained an ally in fighting terrorism, but it also warned the U.S. to stay out of Pakistani territory while hunting down militants along the volatile border with Afghanistan.

2008-09-27 06:00:13

Text of article in Dari entitled "Pakistan acts, America does not respond" by Afghan independent secular daily newspaper Hasht-e Sobh on 25 September The crash of an unmanned US drone in Pakistan's tribal areas makes it clear enough that Pakistan will not allow American forces to continue operations against al-Qa'idah and Taleban in those areas.

2008-09-26 18:00:04

By CHRIS HUGHES TWO massive lorry bombs are primed to cause more carnage in Pakistan in the wake of the Marriott Hotel attack. Intelligence chiefs in Britain and America have been told al- Qaeda is planning more outrages in the capital Islamabad.

2008-09-26 09:00:10

U.S. and Pakistani forces exchanged gunfire touched off by Pakistani troops firing on U.S. helicopters near the Pakistani-Afghan border, officials said.

2008-09-26 09:00:10

By Jason Straziuso and Fisnik Abrashi Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan -- Pakistani soldiers fired at American reconnaissance helicopters that were escorting Afghan and U.S.

2008-09-24 15:00:22

Pakistani officials said Wednesday they have found the wreckage of a downed U.S. drone inside the country, but U.S. officials denied the report.

2008-09-24 09:00:09

The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani soldiers and tribesm en shot down a suspected U.S. military drone close to the Afghan border Tuesday night, three intelligence officials said.

2008-09-24 00:00:13

By The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's top leaders were to dine at the Marriott hotel devastated by a truck bombing over the weekend, but changed the venue at the last minute, a senior official said Monday.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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