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    Drone strike kills 21 in Waziristan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN):  Twenty-one suspected militants were killed in a fresh US drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan, officials said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    3 dead in Khyber roadside blast

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): At least three people were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal region of Khyber on Friday, a political administration official said.



    Governance

    Khar to attend Tokyo conference

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar would participate in the upcoming Tokyo conference on Afghanistan.



    Governance

    ISAF supply trucks cross into Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR CITY/ISLAMABAD (PAN): For the first time in nearly eight months, NATO supply trucks on Thursday crossed into Afghanistan through the Chaman border crossing in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, officials said.



    Governance

    No secret deal with US: Khar

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan on Wednesday said it had not struck any secret deal with the United States on reopening a key NATO supply route after seven months of closure and the ensuing tension between the two countries.



    Governance

    No Afghan diplomat summoned by Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Afghanistan embassy in Islamabad said Tuesday that none of its diplomat was summoned by Pakistan’s foreign ministry but instead they had a meeting with officials.



    Security and Crime

    10 militants killed in Khyber airstrike

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Ten insurgents were killed and 20 others wounded as a result of an airstrike in the Khyber Agency of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Key Al-Qaeda leader detained in Balochistan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): A key Al-Qaeda member has been captured near the Iranian border in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan, local media reported on Wednesday, quoting intelligence officials.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan premier disqualified by top court

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified on April 26, when he was convicted in a contempt case, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday -- throwing the country into a fresh round of political crisis.



    Security and Crime

    Pashto singer Ghazala gunned down

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Popular Pashto singer Ghazala Jawed and her father were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an official said on Tuesday.