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Pakistan Arrests Head of Banned Extremist Group

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani police say they have arrested the Sunni Muslim founder of one of the country’s most virulent anti-Shi’ite organizations, on charges of making a speech aimed at stirring sectarian hatred. Police say Malik Ishaq, leader of the al-Qaida-linked Lakshar-e-Jhangvi militant group, was arrested in the eastern city of Lahore after returning from a pilgrimage in […]

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Fighting Between Militants, Troops Rages on in Pakistan

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say at least eight militants have been killed in northwest Pakistan, as security forces continue to target militant hideouts. Fighting continued for another day in the Bajaur tribal agency Thursday. The day before, authorities said at least three soldiers and six militants were killed in clashes there. Meanwhile, senior Pakistani intelligence officials, who […]

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5 Australian Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Five Australian soldiers have been killed in what Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls the country’s “single worst day in Afghanistan.” NATO officials say a person wearing an Afghan National Army uniform shot and killed three soldiers late Wednesday at a base in southern Afghanistan. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said the incident took place in the […]

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5 Australian Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Five Australian soldiers have been killed in what Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls the country’s “single worst day in Afghanistan.” NATO officials say a person wearing an Afghan National Army uniform shot and killed three soldiers late Wednesday at a base in southern Afghanistan. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said the incident took place in the […]

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3 Australian Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Five Australian soldiers have been killed in what Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls the country’s “single worst day in Afghanistan.” NATO officials say a person wearing an Afghan National Army uniform shot and killed three soldiers late Wednesday at a base in southern Afghanistan. Two others died early Thursday when their helicopter crashed in Helmand […]

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3 Australian Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO officials say a person wearing an Afghan National Army uniform has killed three Australian servicemen. A statement says the incident took place in southern Afghanistan Wednesday and is under investigation. International coalition servicemen in Afghanistan are frequently targeted by Taliban militants. Earlier this month, a person wearing an Afghan police uniform shot and killed […]

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Gunman Kills 3 Coalition Troops in Southern Afghanistan

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 4:45 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO officials say a person wearing an Afghan National Army uniform turned on coalition forces Wednesday and killed three servicemen. A statement says the incident, which took place in southern Afghanistan, is under investigation. The victims will be identified by the relevant national authorities. International coalition servicemen in Afghanistan are frequently targeted by Taliban militants. […]

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Militants Attack Pakistani Army Post, Kill 8 Soldiers

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Militants have attacked an army post in northwest Pakistan, killing eight soldiers. Security officials say 10 militants were killed in the ensuing fighting in the South Waziristan tribal agency near the Afghan border. At least six soldiers were wounded in the attack, which came after the military launched an operation to clear the area of […]

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Taliban Kill 8 Soldiers in NW Pakistan

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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Taliban militants have attacked an army post in northwest Pakistan, killing eight soldiers and wounding several others. Security officials say soldiers killed 10 militants in the fighting Wednesday in the South Waziristan tribal area near the Afghan border. Earlier reports said the militants had killed nine soldiers. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Taliban Kill 9 Soldiers in NW Pakistan

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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Taliban militants have attacked an army post in northwest Pakistan, killing nine soldiers and wounding several others. Security officials say the attack happened Wednesday in the South Waziristan tribal area near the Afghan border. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

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