Find a Security Clearance Job!

Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


July 2003 Pakistan Special Weapons News

  • Annan 'deeply concerned' at increase in violence in Kashmir UN News Centre 23 Jul 2003 -- United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today voiced deep concern over recent terrorist acts in Kashmir and urged India and Pakistan to continue their recent efforts to resolve their differences peacefully.
  • India, Pakistan Discuss Security Issues VOA News 23 Jul 2003 -- India's defense minister has held talks with senior military officials in Indian-controlled Kashmir to discuss security, in light of two days of violence. His visit comes after suspected Islamic militants launched separate attacks against an Indian army camp and Hindu pilgrims, killing 15 people, including a senior military officer.
  • INDIA / PAKISTAN VOA 22 Jul 2003 -- A senior Pakistani politician, Maulana Fazl-ur Rehman, is wrapping up a week-long visit to India. The Pakistani leader has called for peace between the South Asian rivals.
  • PAKISTAN: Hazaras call for more security IRIN 17 Jul 2003 -- Hazara Shia community leaders have called for increased security, despite life returning to normal following a Sunni militant attack on a mosque in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on 4 July. The Lashkar-e-Jhangvi organisation claimed responsibility for the attack in which 60 people died.
  • PAKISTAN/INDIA AMBASSADOR VOA 15 Jul 2003 -- India's new ambassador to Islamabad has arrived in Pakistan (Tuesday) to take up his position, restoring full diplomatic relations between the two rival nations after a gap of 18-months.
  • PAKISTAN / INDIA / BUS VOA 11 Jul 2003 -- Passenger bus service between India and Pakistan has resumed after a gap of 18 months, sparking further hopes of an end to decades of enmity between the South Asian nations.
  • PAKISTAN: Interview with UNDP resident representative IRIN 10 Jul 2003 -- More than 30 percent of Pakistan's 150-million population still live in poverty, despite the significant financial gains of siding with the US-led anti-terrorist alliance and improved fiscal management by the government. Over the past three years the country's economy has improved with US $10 billion in foreign exchange reserves, but illiteracy levels remain high, and diseases are increasing, with child mortality the highest in South Asia.
  • SOUTHASIA/SUMMIT VOA 10 Jul 2003 -- South Asian countries have agreed to hold a regional summit in Pakistan in January. The long-delayed gathering is seen as an opportunity for an informal meeting between leaders from India and Pakistan to discuss their strained relations.
  • Pakistan to Host South Asian Summit VOA News 10 Jul 2003 -- South Asian countries have agreed to hold a regional summit in Pakistan in January. The long-delayed gathering is seen as an opportunity for an informal meeting between leaders from India and Pakistan to discuss their strained relations.
  • AFGHAN PROTEST VOA 08 Jul 2003 -- Pakistan has closed its embassy in Afghanistan after a group of Afghans attacked and ransacked the premises. Afghanistan government officials have condemned the attack and President Hamid Karzai has called Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf to apologize.
  • Pakistan Closes Embassy in Afghanistan Amid Protests, Unrest VOA News 08 Jul 2003 -- Pakistan has closed its embassy in Afghanistan after a group of Afghans attacked and ransacked the premises. Afghanistan government officials have condemned the attack and President Hamid Karzai has called Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf to apologize.
  • Afghanistan: Pakistan Closes Kabul Embassy After Attack RFE/L 08 Jul 2003 -- Pakistan closed its embassy in Kabul today after it was attacked by a crowd protesting alleged incursions by Pakistani forces into Afghanistan.
  • PAK / INDIA BUS VOA 07 Jul 2003 -- Passenger buses are set to resume traveling between India and Pakistan later this week, after a suspension of more than 18-months. The development is another step in building trust and moving towards peace talks between the two rival south Asian nations.
  • INDIA / PAKISTAN TRADE VOA 07 Jul 2003 -- A 100-member business delegation from Pakistan is in India to discuss boosting trade during the thaw in political hostilities. Delegates are hoping trade can help solve political problems, rather than be held hostage to them.
  • Pakistani Trade Delegation Visits India VOA News 07 Jul 2003 -- A 100-member business delegation from Pakistan is in India to discuss boosting trade during the thaw in political hostilities. The delegates are hoping trade can help solve political problems, rather than be held hostage to them.
  • Pakistani Police Detain Militants in Mosque Shooting Probe VOA News 06 Jul 2003 -- Pakistani police say they are detaining suspected militants in connection with an attack on a Shiite mosque, which killed at least 47 people. But authorities have not ruled out foreign involvement.
  • PAKISTAN MOSQUE VOA 06 Jul 2003 -- Pakistani police say they are detaining suspected militants in connection with an attack on a Shiite mosque, which killed at least 47 people. But authorities have not ruled out foreign involvement.
  • PAKISTAN / QUETTA BOMBING VOA 05 Jul 2003 -- As the victims of a bomb attack on a Pakistan mosque were being buried in the city of Quetta, President Pervez Musharraf called the people who bombed the mosque a disgrace to Islam.
  • Pakistan's President Condemns Quetta Mosque Attack VOA News 05 Jul 2003 -- As the victims of a bomb attack on a Pakistan mosque were being buried in the city of Quetta, President Pervez Musharraf called the people who bombed the mosque a disgrace to Islam.
  • Mass Funeral Held for Victims of Pakistan Mosque Attack VOA News 05 Jul 2003 -- Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is calling the terrorists responsible for Friday's deadly mosque attack a disgrace to Islam, as friends and family of the victims mourn the dead.
  • QUETTA/BOMBING VOA 05 Jul 2003 -- In Pakistan, army troops are patrolling the streets of the southwestern city of Quetta, where at least 44 people died and dozens of others were injured in an attack on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque.
  • QUETTA/BOMBING VOA 04 Jul 2003 -- In Pakistan, army troops are patrolling the streets of the southwestern city of Quetta, where nearly 40 people died and dozens of others were injured in an attack on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque.
  • Army troops Patrol Streets of Quetta, Southwestern Pakistan, After Mosque Bombing VOA News 04 Jul 2003 -- In Pakistan, army troops are patrolling the streets of the southwestern city of Quetta, where nearly 40 people died and dozens of others were injured in an attack on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque.
  • INDIA/PAKISTAN/TRADE VOA 04 Jul 2003 -- A group of Pakistani business leaders is on a six-day visit to India to revive trade ties. The visit comes amid a thaw in relations between the South Asian rivals.
  • Violent Protests Follow Attack on Pakistani Mosque VOA News 04 Jul 2003 -- Senior Pakistani officials say at least 30 people are dead and 50 injured, after an attack on a Shi'ite mosque in the Pakistan province of Baluchistan. Violent protests have broken out over the killings, prompting a police clampdown on the city.
  • QUETTA/BOMBING VOA 04 Jul 2003 -- Senior Pakistani officials say at least 30 people are dead and 50 injured, after an attack on a Shi'ite mosque in the Pakistan province of Baluchistan. Violent protests have broken out over the killings, prompting a police clampdown on the city.
  • At Least 30 Killed in Quetta Mosque Blast VOA News 04 Jul 2003 -- Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta has been placed under curfew after an explosion at a Shiite Muslim mosque killed at least 30 people and Shiite mobs took to the streets to protest.
  • Germany to Resume Sales of Military Supplies to Pakistan VOA News 02 Jul 2003 -- Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf says Germany has agreed to lift a ban on the sale of military parts, allowing for imports of air force radar components. The move is the latest chapter in Pakistan's struggle for a military edge over rival India.
  • PAKISTAN GERMANY ARMS VOA 02 Jul 2003 -- Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf says Germany has agreed to lift a ban on the sale of military parts, allowing for imports of air force radar components. The move is the latest chapter in Pakistan's struggle for a military edge over rival India.
  • EDITORIAL: PAKISTAN STRIKES AT TERRORISM VOA 01 Jul 2003 -- Police in Pakistan have arrested five members, including a regional leader, of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi [lash-kahr-ee jong-VEE] terrorist group. A police spokesman said the terrorists had a list of prominent Pakistani Shia Muslims marked for assassination.



NEWSLETTER
Join the GlobalSecurity.org mailing list