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News from South Asia, Tuesday 28th May 2013

Pakistan: BBC: A Shia lawyer and his two sons were killed in a sectarian attack in Karachi. “In the Karachi incident, police said that lawyer, Kauser Saqlain, was taking two sons aged 12 and 15 to school in the morning when gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on his car. An extremist Sunni militant group, […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 20th May 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: Army chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has suggested the establishment of a regional forum to counter IED attacks in the country. “According to a press release issued by the Inter Services Public relations (ISPR) Kayani highlighted and elaborated on the menace of IED threats prevailing in the region and recommended an international forum […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 8th May 2013

Pakistan: The Guardian: A suicide bomber has carried out an attack on a Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam candidate, killing 12 people. “A suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated explosives near a vehicle carrying an Islamist party candidate in north-west Pakistan, killing 12 people, police have said. No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing on Tuesday, but the  […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 29th April 2013

Pakistan: New York Times: A suicide bomber has killed nine people and wounded nearly thirty in Peshawar. “An attacker riding a motorcycle detonated his explosives near a police patrol car on the busy University Road during the morning rush hour, killing a police constable and several bystanders, said Faisal Kamran, a senior police official. ‘He […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 26th April 2013

Pakistan: DAWN: At least five people were killed and around ten others injured when a blast ripped through an election office of a political party in Karachi on Thursday night. “Initial reports suggest the bomb was planted in a motorcycle near the election office of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Karachi’s Nusrat Bhutto Colony. The […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 8th April 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: Four people have been injured in a grenade attack in Balochistan. “Unknown motorcyclists lobbed a hand grenade at the office leaving four injured and partially damaging the building. Police personnel deployed at the building fired shots at the assailants who managed to escape unharmed. A huge contingent of Frontier Corps personnel reached the […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 1st April 2013

Pakistan: Salon: A suicide bomber has killed eleven people in an attack near the US consulate in Peshawar. “A suicide bomb blast near the U.S. consulate in Pakistan’s Peshawar killed 11 people and injured another 22, Friday, police said. According to the local media reports quoting witnesses, a suicide bomber rode to a security check […]

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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, Friday 1st January 2013

Pakistan: The Economic Times: A Pakistani scientist has expressed fears that Pakistan’s nuclear weapons could be hijacked by radicals within Pakistan’s military. “The growing radicalisation within the military, given attacks on its own internal bases, could lead to these nuclear weapons being hijacked by radical Islamists,” said Pervez Hoodbhoy, who was here for the London […]

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South Asia Tracker 17.10.12

Pakistan: The Nation: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged Pakistan to take steps against extremism. “In her remarks to an American news channel during an interview Tuesday, Secretary Clinton – who is on an official trip to Peru – said that the response of Pakistani public, condemning the terrorist attack on 14 year […]

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