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2008-09-27 00:00:14

By The Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Pakistani troops fired at American reconnaissance helicopters near the Afghan-Pakistan border Thursday, and ground troops then exchanged fire, the U.S. military said.No injuries were reported, but the incident heightened tensions as the U.S.

2008-09-26 21:00:07

By Jason Straziuso; Fisnik Abrashi KABUL, Afghanistan - Pakistani soldiers fired at American reconnaissance helicopters that were escorting Afghan and U.S. ground troops along the border Thursday, sparking a battle between the countries which have been allies in the war on terrorism, officials said.

2008-09-26 09:00:27

Text of report by Afghan Taleban Voice of Jihad website on 26 September [Taleban spokesman] Qari Yusof Ahmadi: The mojahedin of the Islamic Emirate fired six missiles at the airport situated near Farah city, the capital of Farah Province, at 1215 [local time] this morning.

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.

2008-09-23 12:00:02

By CHRIS BRUMMITT By Chris Brummitt The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan U.S. helicopters flew into Pakistan's border region, but returned to Afghanistan after troops and tribesmen opened fire, intelligence officials said Monday. Washington denied the account.

2008-09-23 06:00:09

Pakistan's military is threatening to shoot U.S. troops if they launch another raid into Pakistan's territory. Whether the threat is real or meant solely for domestic consumption, there is a real danger of miscalculation that would be catastrophic for both countries.

2008-09-22 21:00:09

By Stephen Graham ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Taliban militants based near the Afghan border and their al-Qaida allies are the most likely suspects behind a massive truck bombing at Islamabad's Marriott Hotel, officials and experts said Sunday. At least 53 died in the explosion, including two U.S.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.