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Pakistan dismisss intelligence chief and appoints militant figure

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistan on Sunday appointed a general hardline head of the intelligence agency's powerful successor to the current boss, Lieutenant-General Asim Munir, who took office for only eight months. Lieutenant-General...

Spokesman: No plans for a meeting between India and Pakistan during a regional summit

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- There are no plans for a meeting between Indian and Pakistani prime ministers at a regional summit next week, Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman Rajiv Kumar said on Thursday. Indian...

Pakistan extends its airspace at the Indian border until June 14

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistani airspace on the eastern border with India will remain closed until June 14, the latest extension after a confrontation between the two countries, a civil aviation official...
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Three people were killed in clashes between the Pakistani army and militants

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Three Pakistani militants were killed Sunday in clashes between Pakistani soldiers and protesters led by two deputies in a volatile tribal area near the border with Afghanistan, the...
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Deadly explosion in a mosque in Pakistan (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

PAKISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- An explosion that occurred in a mosque during Friday prayers in Quetta, Pakistan, left at least two dead and 12 wounded, according to local media reports. At least two people...
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Persian Gulf: Pakistan takes a stand against US aggression

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- In response to recent developments related to Tehran and Washington and the strengthening of the US military presence in the Persian Gulf, the Pakistani government has described US...
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Pakistani army kills 15 militants while infiltrating into Iran

PAKISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Pakistani army said 15 militants were killed as they tried to cross the border into Iran, adding that militants were involved in killing 14 people in an attack...
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Death toll from the explosion in Pakistan has risen to ten

PAKISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The death toll in an explosion in the Pakistani city of Lahore (Punjab province) increased to 10 people, 20 were injured, Samaa TV reported, citing provincial police. Earlier it was...

UN adding Masood Azhar, the founder of Jaish-e-Mohammad, to its terrorist list

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations on Wednesday added the name of Masood Azhar, the leader of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad, to its list of global terrorists after China raised its objections to...
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Gunmen kill 14 people after being taken off buses in Pakistan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Gunmen killed at least 14 people after being forced to disembark from buses in Pakistan's troubled Baluchistan province, officials said Thursday. A group of Baloch separatists has adopted the...

At least 16 people killed in the blast in a market in southwestern Pakistan

PAKISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A bomb hidden in a market in Pakistan killed at least 16 people, half of them from the Hazara minority, in an apparently Shi'ite attack, officials said. At least 30...

Pakistan says it has information that India is preparing for a new attack this...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistan has "credible intelligence" that India will launch a new offensive this month, prompting New Delhi to describe the claim as irresponsible, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi...

Khan accuses India of stirring up a war hysteria by claiming the overthrow of...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "provoking a war hysteria" over allegations that India dropped a F-16 Pakistani fighter during a...

Report: US statistics show that India did not fall any Pakistani fighter F-16

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- All Pakistani F-16 fighters are present and none have disappeared, contradicting the Indian air force's announcement that it dropped one in February, US-based Foreign Policy magazine quoted US...

3 killed in blast inside Pakistan train

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- At least three people were killed in an explosion on a train in the southwest of the country, police said. Two men and a woman were killed in the...

Dead in railway train bombing in Pakistan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- At least four people were killed and eight injured in Pakistan as a train derailed after a roadside bomb exploded. The local television station "Dunya News" reported that the...

India calls for US probe into Pakistan’s use of F-16 fighter jets

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- India said on Saturday it had asked the United States to investigate Pakistan's alleged use of F-16 fighter jets in a raid on an Indian aircraft last month. "We...
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Pakistani drone violates Indian airspace shot down, says Indian Defense

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Indian Air Force on Saturday shot down a drone sent from Pakistan over the Indian state of Rajasthan in the north of the country, according to the...

Israel is Pakistan’s number one enemy

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- In Pakistan, there are rumors of the normalization of relations between Islamabad and Tel Aviv. But the Islamabad government again reaffirmed that it would never recognize the Israeli...

Indian fighter plane crashed on the border with Pakistan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The media reported the crash of an Indian fighter on the Pakistan border. A MiG-21 Indian Air Force crashed on the ground at the border with Pakistan. The pilot...