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2008-10-05 09:00:01

Text of report headlined "Pakistan urged to join winter offensive: US proposes joint patrols" published by Pakistani newspaper Dawn website on 5 October Washington, Oct 4: The United States is urging Pakistan to participate in a major winter offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda militants and also to undertake joint military patrols of its border with Afghanistan along with US, Nato and Afghan troops.

2008-10-04 12:00:07

By Associated Press DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) -- Two suspected U.S. missile strikes Friday on villages close to the border with Afghanistan killed at least 19 people, most of them militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

2008-10-03 15:00:08

Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV, on 3 October [Presenter] A military report by Spanish intelligence has accused Pakistan's military intelligence of supporting terrorists.

2008-10-02 09:00:10

The Associated Press MADRID, Spain Western intelligence agencies have long suspected that elements of Pakistan's spy service have aided the Taliban in Afghanistan, but a Spanish government report leaked to the media appears to be the first published assessment that spells out such cooperation .

2008-10-02 06:00:17

Text of report by Pakistan's private television channel Geo News website on 2 October Washington: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Wednesday [1October] that his country was being made a "scapegoat" for the international failure to contain insurgent violence in neighbouring Afghanistan.

2008-10-02 00:00:06

By The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's army chief named a general considered a hawk in the fight against al-Qaida and the Taliban to head the country's powerful spy agency, asserting his control at a time of U.S.

2008-10-01 21:00:06

By Chris Brummitt ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's army chief named a general considered a hawk in the fight against al-Qaida and the Taliban to head the country's powerful spy agency, asserting his control at a time of U.S. concern that rogue operatives are aiding Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan.

2008-09-28 06:00:15

Text of report by Afghan Taleban Voice of Jihad website on 28 September [Taleban spokesman] Zabihollah Mojahed: A fuel tanker belonging to the foreign forces was blown up by a mine planted by the mojahedin of the Islamic Emirate near the centre of Musahi District of Kabul Province at 0910 [local time] this morning.

2008-09-27 09:00:23

Text of report by private Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press news agency Kandahar 27, September: The commander of border police contingent in Spin Boldak District of Kandahar Province, Gen Abdol Razaq, told AIP that armed Taleban had planted remote-control mines on Spin Boldak-Arghestan road to blow up police patrol vehicle today morning, but the mines did not explode.

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.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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