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Pakistan test-fires improved Shaheen-1 missile

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Comments off

Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable, intermediate-range ballistic missile days after archrival India’s testing of a long-range ballistic missile. Read more…

Bomb blast kills 3 in Pakistan

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Comments off

A bomb explosion has killed 3 people and injured 38 others at a railway station in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.

Local police say the bomb exploded after 6 PM on Tuesday. Read more…

Pakistan:US forces withdraw from frontline base in Pakistan

Monday, December 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 12, 2011

The United States has withdrawn its forces from an air base in southwestern Pakistan as demanded by the Pakistani government.

On November 26th, helicopters belonging to the international forces based in Afghanistan crossed the border and launched an attack in northwestern Pakistan, killing 24 Pakistani soldiers. Read more…

Pakistan to boycott Afghan aid conference – NHK

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 30,2011

Pakistan will boycott an international aid conference for Afghanistan to protest a cross-border attack by Afghan-based multinational forces on Pakistani troops. Read more…

ISLAMABAD:72 troops killed by NATO cross-border attacks in Pakistan over last three years – army spokesman

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 29,2011
by Misbah Saba

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — A total of 72 Pakistani troops were killed and over 250 others injured by NATO cross-border attacks in Pakistan over the last three years, said an army spokesman on Monday. Read more…

Pakistan:NATO apologizes for shelling Pakistani border checkpoint

Sunday, November 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 27,2011

 

Pakistani soldier stands guard near the trucks carrying Oil supplies for NATO’s forces in Afghanistan. Photo: EPA.
   
 
NATO has acknowledged its responsibility for strikes on two Pakistani checkpoints near the border with Afghanistan, which caused the killing of 24 Pakistani servicemen. Read more…

Pakistan to retaliate against troop killings – NHK

Sunday, November 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 27,2011

The Pakistani government says it has closed the supply routes of NATO-led forces in Afghanistan in retaliation for the killing of 24 Pakistani troops in northwestern Pakistan. Read more…

Deraghazi Khan:12 killed, 40 injured in road accident in central Pakistan

Sunday, November 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 27,2011

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) — At least 12 people were killed and some 40 others injured in a road accident that happened late Saturday night in Pakistan’s central city of Deraghazi Khan, according to local media reports. Read more…

Pakistan:US ordered to vacate Pakistan base

Sunday, November 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 27,2011

The Pakistani government has given the US 15 days to vacate an air base the CIA is suspected of using for unmanned drones, the AP reports from Islamabad. Read more…

Pakistan:NATO attack kills more than 27 Pakistani troops

Sunday, November 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 27,2011

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned a NATO air strike that killed at least 27 Pakistani soldiers. Read more…