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News from South Asia, Monday 3rd June 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: Two soldiers have been wounded in an IED attack in North Waziristan. “Official sources told Dawn.com that a security forces’ vehicle was targeted with an IED near the Esha check post, which damaged the vehicle and injured two soldiers.” Comment: Imran Awan writing for the Guardian: US drone strikes are ‘further radicalising Pakistan‘. […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 17th May 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: Bombs have exploded near two mosque in Malakand in Pakistan’s north-west have killed fifteen people, no one has claimed responsiblity. “Deputy Commissioner of Malakand Amjad Ali confirmed that 15 persons were killed and 100 others injured in the two blasts adding that the number of casualties was expected to increase. An eye witness, […]

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News from South Asia, Thursday 16th May 2013

Pakistan: New York Times: In a role reversal, Pakistan is beginning to fear terrorism coming from Afghanistan. “Pakistani military officials in this remote region say there is a new catalyst for the violence: the withdrawal of U.S. forces across the border in eastern Afghanistan. Pakistani leaders are concerned that the looming end to more than […]

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News from South Asia, Tuesday 14th May 2013

Pakistan: Pakistan Today: Three Frontier Constabulary personnel have been injured when their convoy came under attack. “According to FC officials, the convoy was heading to Turbat after performing their election duties when it came under attack near Dokoop area of Turbat District. The three personnel were rushed to a hospital, officials added. Security forces also […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 27th March 2013

Pakistan: The Tribune: Pakistani intelligence agencies have claimed that Pakistan has lost 49,000 lives due to terrorism since September 11, 2001. “More than 24,000 people – both civilians and troops – were killed in terrorist attacks during the period between 2001 and 2008. The last five years have proved costlier, in human terms. Another 25,000-plus […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 22 March 2013

Pakistan: Long War Journal: A US drone strike has killed four people in North Waziristan. “The CIA-operated, remotely piloted Predators or the more deadly Reapers fired a pair of missiles at a compound in Datta Khel earlier today. Four “militants” were killed in the strike, according to Dawn. The exact target of the strike was […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 23rd January 2013

Pakistan: Global Times: Violence has claimed the lives of thirty-eight people in Karachi over the period of one week. “According to the data released by Karachi Police earlier in December, over 2200 people lost their lives in separate incidents of targeted attacks on the basis of secretion ethnic and political rivalry in one year. A […]

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South Asia Tracker 14.12.12

Pakistan: Dawn: US officials called on Pakistan to stem the production of a common fertiliser, citing its common use as an ingredient in bomb making. “Calcium ammonium nitrate is responsible for more than 70 per cent of roadside bombs against coalition forces in Afghanistan despite a ban by Kabul on the fertiliser, Lieutenant General Michael […]

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South Asia Tracker 01.11.12

Pakistan: The News: The Tehreek-e-Taliban killed four people in Quaidabad last night, including three Awamai National Party activists. “SDPO Kamal Khan of Quaidabad Division said that ANP Sherpao Colony ward president Mohammad Saleem, party activists Niaz Yousufzai, Mohammad Fahim, Mohammad Arif and Abid Hazarvi were sitting outside PCO when six gunmen on three motorcycles arrived […]

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South Asia Tracker 04.10.12

Pakistan: Firstpost: The al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri may be in Pakistan, according to author Imtiaz Gul. On where Zawahiri could be hiding, the author writes: ‘The city that would most suit him and provide him with the peace he needs to strategise his takeover is Islamabad.’” Pakistan Today: The Pakistani Army has told a visiting […]

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