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  • President Trump gives CIA power to launch drone strikes on

    President Trump gives CIA power to launch drone strikes on terror groups

    World | March 14, 2017 11:43 IST

    US President Donald Trump has reportedly given CIA necessary authorisation to carry out drone strikes against terror groups, a move that could have implications for Pakistan.

  • Al Qaeda No. 2 reportedly killed in US drone strike in Syria

    Al Qaeda No. 2 killed in US drone strike in Syria: Report

    World | February 28, 2017 0:04 IST

    Al Qaeda's alleged deputy leader Abu Khayr al-Masri was killed in a drone strike in northwest Syria, US-based terrorism-tracking website SITE Intelligence said.

  • Mullah Akhtar Mansour

    Mullah Akhtar Mansour strike shows US getting less patient with Pakistan: US media

    World | May 23, 2016 15:42 IST

    New York: The US drone strike that killed Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in Pakistan was a signal that the Obama administration was becoming “less patient” with its “failure” to combat the Taliban insurgency,

  • Taliban

    Pakistan condemns US drone strike that killed Afghan Taliban chief

    World | May 22, 2016 22:30 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan today hit out at the US for launching a drone strike on its soil to kill Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, describing it as a “violation of its sovereignty”. Mansour was killed

  • ISIS

    ISIS publishes 'hit list' of 70 US military personnel, asks followers to kill them wherever they are

    World | May 02, 2016 10:17 IST

    London: Islamic State (ISIS) hackers have published a “hitlist” of over 70 US military personnel who have been involved in drone strikes against terror targets in Syria and asked their followers to “kill them wherever

  • 6 killed in us drone strike in pakistan

    6 killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

    World | September 02, 2015 8:33 IST

    Islamabad: At least six people were killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan on Tuesday.The US unmanned aircraft fired two missiles at a compound in the Shawal valley

  • 7 655 killed in pakistan in 2014

    7,655 killed in Pakistan in 2014

    World | January 10, 2015 12:26 IST

    Islamabad: As many as 7,655 people were killed in Pakistan in terror attacks, sectarian violence, targeted killings, security operations and drone strikes in 2014 compared to 5,687 in 2013, an official report here has revealed.The

  • pakistan summons us ambassador over drone strike

    Pakistan summons US ambassador over drone strike

    World | November 03, 2013 12:35 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday summoned US ambassador to the foreign ministry and lodged a formal protest over the drone strike which killed Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud, the foreign ministry said."In order to register our

  • drone strike kills al shabaab commander in somalia

    Drone strike kills Al-Shabaab commander in Somalia

    World | October 29, 2013 7:29 IST

    Mogadishu : Two Al-Shabaab militants, including a senior commander, were killed when their vehicle was hit by a drone strike in a Somalian town, witnesses said Monday.The two men were instantly killed, while driving the

  • nawaz sharif fails to get assurances from obama on kashmir

    Nawaz Sharif fails to get assurances from Obama on Kashmir, Drone strikes

    World | October 24, 2013 11:04 IST

    Washington : Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday met US President Barack Obama and sought US mediation on Kashmir, but failed to get any assurance. Obama however appreciated Sharif's offer of cooperation to ease

  • al qaeda man among 4 killed in us drone strike

    Al Qaeda man among 4 killed in US drone strike

    World | August 31, 2013 16:01 IST

    Islamabad: At least four persons, including an alleged Al Qaeda militant, were killed today when a US drone struck in the lawless North Waziristan region after a lull in the CIA's spy plane campaign in

  • drone strike in northwest pakistan kills 7

    Drone strike in northwest Pakistan kills 7

    World | July 03, 2013 8:10 IST

    Peshawar, Jul 3:At least seven people were killed when a US drone strike yesterday night targeted a militant compound and a vehicle in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal region close to the Afghan border.The drone strike

  • pakistan summons us envoy over drone strike

    Pakistan summons US envoy over drone strike

    World | June 08, 2013 19:05 IST

    Islamabad, Jun 8: On the instructions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, US Charge d' Affaires was summoned today by Pakistan's Foreign Office to lodge protest against a drone strike carried out in the restive tribal

  • drone strike kills 4 in northwest pakistan

    Drone strike kills 4 in northwest Pakistan

    World | August 18, 2012 17:37 IST

    Islamabad, Aug 18: A US drone targeted a compound in the lawless North Waziristan tribal region of northwest Pakistan today, killing four persons and injuring two more.  The drone struck a compound in Shawal area

  • us pak deal on cessation of drone strikes unlikely report

    US-Pak deal on cessation of drone strikes unlikely: Report

    World | July 13, 2012 16:31 IST

    Islamabad, Jul 13: A deal between the US and Pakistan on the American drone campaign against militants in the tribal belt bordering Afghanistan appears unlikely despite efforts by Pakistani negotiators to work out a compromise,

  • drone strikes are legal and ethical says us

    Drone strikes are legal and ethical, says US

    World | May 01, 2012 14:29 IST

    Washington, May 1:  US says drone strikes were “legal”and “ethical” tools against al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan dismissing Islamabad's concerns over the attacks.  Justifying the use of remotely piloted aircraft, a top Obama administration counter terrorism

  • we are not hiding in caves hafiz saeed taunts us

    We Are Not Hiding In Caves, Hafiz Saeed Taunts US

    World | April 04, 2012 7:07 IST

    Lahore, Apr 3: Lashing out at the US for putting a bounty of USD 10 million on his head, a combative Hafiz Mohammad Saeed today said Washington was “frustrated” with him for his countrywide protests

  • 7 killed in fresh us drone strike in north west pakistan

    7 Killed In Fresh US Drone Strike In North West Pakistan

    World | March 13, 2012 20:02 IST

    Peshawar, Mar 13: At least seven people were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt near the Afghan border. The attack occurred on Tuesday when a US unmanned aerial vehicle pounded Sara

  • drone strike kills top al qaeda operative in pakistan us

    Drone Strike Kills Top Al Qaeda Operative In Pakistan, US Says

    World | January 20, 2012 20:23 IST

    Washington, Jan 20: A Pakistani top al Qaeda operations planner, who was working a plot to attack Western targets, has been killed in a CIA drone strike in Pakistan's restive tribal area last week, a

  • us puts drone strikes inside pak on hold report

    US Puts Drone Strikes Inside Pak On Hold : Report

    World | December 20, 2011 19:29 IST

    Washington, Dec 20: The US has put its covert air campaign that targets al-Qaeda and Taliban operatives in Pakistan's tribal agencies “on hold”, in the wake of strained ties between the two countries.Several US intelligence

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