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2006-01-04 09:33:56

By Robert Birsel LARI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Helicopters flew again in Pakistan's earthquake zone on Wednesday, allowing aid agencies to reach survivors for the first time since snow blanketed highland villages and rain set off fresh landslides at the weekend.

2006-01-03 09:45:00

Pakistan's October 8 earthquake shattered more than homes, schools and countless lives -- it also smashed security restrictions that effectively banned foreigners from visiting the mountains of Pakistani Kashmir.

2006-01-02 05:41:18

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Rain and snow fell across Pakistan's earthquake zone for a second straight day on Monday, grounding relief flights and adding to the misery of millions of survivors camped out in tents and crude shelters.

2006-01-01 05:42:11

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Snow and rain across northern Pakistan grounded relief flights on Sunday, giving earthquake survivors and rescuers their first big test of the winter.

2006-01-01 02:25:48

By Robert Birdsel GANTAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Villagers in the remote Allai Valley in the high mountains of northern Pakistan are used to hard winters and this year they need to be. Most of their homes were destroyed in the October 8 earthquake.

2005-12-31 23:54:11

By Robert Birdsel GANTAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Villagers in the remote Allai Valley in the high mountains of northern Pakistan are used to hard winters and this year they need to be. Most of their homes were destroyed in the October 8 earthquake.

2005-12-31 21:48:36

By Y.P. Rajesh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A suspected militant raid on one of India's top science universities has confirmed fears that the country's booming information technology sector could be a new target for terror groups, officials and analysts said.

2005-12-15 20:03:45

By Abu Arqam Naqash MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - The October 8 earthquake that flattened much of northern Pakistan has taught a lesson to mountain villagers that conservationists had long failed to instill: the importance of their forests.

2005-12-13 01:12:57

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani bus left the eastern city of Lahore on Tuesday for a trial run to the Indian city of Amritsar in the latest step in a slow-moving peace process between the nuclear-armed rivals.

2005-12-12 18:10:00

A strong earthquake struck the sparsely populated Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan early on Tuesday, close to a region in northern Pakistan and Kashmir devastated by a quake two months ago.


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