October 25, 2010

News from the Front: 10/25/2010 - Pakistan

Pakistan resists U.S. push on Taliban - Pakistan's foreign minister said Sunday that his country will deal with a key Taliban sanctuary along the Afghan border on its own timeline despite increasing U.S. pressure to move swiftly to help turn around the war in Afghanistan. (READ MORE)

Taliban to shift base to Afghanistan if Pak Army launches N.Waziristan operation - Amid increasing US pressure on Pakistan to act swiftly against terrorist sanctuaries in its tribal areas along the Afghan border, the local Taliban council has declared that the militants will move into Afghanistan if the army launches an operation in North Waziristan. (READ MORE)

Afghan peace talks will fail without Pak's support, threaten security officials - Frustrated over Pakistan not having been included in the ongoing Afghan reconciliation talks with the Taliban to end the war now in its tenth year, Pakistani security officials have warned that a sustainable peace agreement will not be possible without their support. (READ MORE)

Pakistani security officials seek larger role in negotiations with Taliban - Pakistani security officials are expressing frustration that they have not been included in Afghan President Hamid Karzai's recent overtures to the Taliban, warning that a sustainable peace agreement will not be possible without their support. (READ MORE)

Deadly Blast Hits Shrine in Pakistan - A bomb exploded at the gate of a Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s eastern city of Pakpattan on Monday, killing at least four people, the police said. (READ MORE)

Bomb Kills 5 People at Sufi Shrine in Pakistan - A bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded at the gate of a famous Sufi shrine in central Pakistan during morning prayers Monday, killing at least five people, officials said. (READ MORE)

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