News Flash..Pakistan Headlines..



  • The US military in Afghanistan admitted Thursday that four people its troops killed in a raid were not "combatants", after Afghans said they included a mother and her children, with a baby dying afterwards.

    NATO soldier killed, civilians injured in Afghanistan: A soldier of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was killed and six Afghan civilians were injured in separate incidents of violence in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday.

    US 'holds direct talks' with Afghanistan insurgents: The US has held direct talks with one of Afghanistan's biggest insurgent factions it has been reported.

    5 Killed in "Taliban" Gunbattle With Pakistan Police: Police in Pakistan say at least five people have been killed in a gunbattle with Taliban militants trying to expand their stronghold in the Swat valley.

    US Kills 3 People In Pakistan: At least three "militants" were killed Wednesday in the latest US attack in Pakistan's bordering tribal agency, said sources.

    Violence breaks out in SW Pakistan after 3 nationalist leaders killed: They were kidnapped last Friday from the office of a local lawyer by unidentified gunmen, police said.

    Policeman killed in Pakistan riots: Riots in southwest Pakistan left one policeman dead and three injured Thursday, as public anger boiled over following the murder of three nationalist politicians, officials said.

    Taliban kill Pakistan soldier in ambush: officials: Taliban militants ambushed the convoy of the senior administrator in a Pakistani tribal region Thursday, killing a paramilitary soldier and wounding eight others, officials said.

    21 killed in militants-police clashes as Taliban enter Buner district in northwest Pakistan: As many as 12 people including three police officials, two lashkar (militia) men and sixteen militants were killed in overnight clash between Taliban and Qaumi Lashkar (a tribal force) in Buner district in northwest Pakistan, police and residents said on Tuesday.

    US has promised no drone strikes in Balochistan: Zardari: The United States has assured Pakistan it will not carry out drone attacks in Balochistan, President Asif Ali Zardari said in an interview with Daily Times Editor Najam Sethi for Dunya TV on Wednesday.

    Pakistan drone attacks to intensify, Obama officials say: On Tuesday, Pakistani leaders reportedly rebuked visiting US officials over the airstrikes, which have prompted violent responses from militants.

    ISI chief refuses to meet visiting US officials: Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency chief on Tuesday refused to meet visiting US Special Representative Richard Holbrooke and American military commander Admiral Mike Mullen in an apparent reaction to criticism of his organisation for its alleged links with militants.

    Peace deal in Swat setto collapse:: A radical cleric who has mediated a deal between local Taliban and the government in Pakistan’s north-western Swat valley announced Thursday he was pulling out of the peace talks, a move that could lead to a resurgence of violence in the region.

    7 Killed in Baghdad Near Shiite Shrine: A bomb tucked inside a plastic bag detonated yards