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August 2006 - Pakistan Special Weapons News
- Pakistan: Baluch Leader's Death Raises Pressure On President RFE/RL 29 Aug 2006 -- Angry demonstrators in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan Province clashed with security forces for a third consecutive day today following the death of a prominent ethnic Baluch tribal leader.
- PAKISTAN: Tribal chief's killing leads to violence IRIN 29 Aug 2006 -- Sajjida Iqbal, 25, a young teacher in Quetta taking shelter in her house, said people had seen enough violence.
- Riots Surround Funeral of Pakistani Rebel Leader VOA 29 Aug 2006 -- Fresh violence erupted throughout Pakistan as funeral and memorial services were held for slain tribal leader Nawab Bugti
- US CENTCOM chief begins Pakistan's visit IRNA 28 Aug 2006 -- US CENTCOM chief begins Pakistan's visit
- Violence Continues in Southern Pakistan VOA 28 Aug 2006 -- Protests continued throughout Pakistan two days after government forces killed a rebel leader during counterinsurgency operations in the southwestern province of Balochistan
- Curfew in Pakistani City After Rebel Leader Killed VOA 27 Aug 2006 -- Pakistan says it has killed a rebel tribal leader during a combat operation in the southwestern province of Baluchistan
- Akbar Bugti killed in army operation IRNA 27 Aug 2006 -- Nawab Akbar Bugti, leader of the Bugti tribe, president of the Jamhoori Watan Party and the driving force behind the anti-government rebellion in Balochistan, was killed in a massive military operation in the Bhambore Hills, an area between the cities of Kohlu and Dera Bugti.
- Afghanistan: U.S. Reports 'Breakthrough' On Afghan-Pakistan Security Cooperation RFE/RL 25 Aug 2006 -- U.S. military officials in Kabul say a breakthrough agreement has been reached with Afghan and Pakistani military leaders that will improve security along the volatile Afghan-Pakistan border.
- India vigilant over proliferation trends in its neighbour IRNA 24 Aug 2006 -- The Government of India regularly monitors proliferation trends in the neighborhood.
- Pakistan nuclear scientist suffering from cancer: spokesman IRNA 22 Aug 2006 -- Founder of Pakistan nuclear program Abdul Qadeer Khan is suffering from cancer, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.
- No decision yet on Pakistani troops to Lebanon: spokesperson IRNA 21 Aug 2006 -- Pakistan said on Monday that no decision has been taken about contributing troops or otherwise for peacekeeping in Lebanon.
- Pakistan-US-Al-Qaeda Al-Qaeda mastermind in Kunar, Afghanistan: official IRNA 19 Aug 2006 -- Pakistan has told the US military that an Arab Al-Qaeda operative who masterminded the London jetliner terror plot is hiding in northeastern Afghanistan, an intelligence official said on Friday.
- Pakistanis Say London Terror Planner In Afghanistan RFE/RL 18 Aug 2006 -- Pakistani security officials claim to have evidence that an Arab Al-Qaeda operative who masterminded a recent terrorist plot in London is hiding in eastern Afghanistan.
- Pakistan rejects Indian PM's cross-border terrorism charges IRNA 15 Aug 2006 -- Pakistan has rejected Indian prime minister's remarks on cross-border terrorism, saying that it is a frontline state in the war against terror.
- India's Singh Urges Pakistan to Stop Cross-Border Militant Attacks VOA 15 Aug 2006 -- Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh again has urged Pakistan to fulfill its promise to stop militant attacks originating from its territory.
- Pakistan says foiled plot to blow up planes in mid-air had links to Al-Qaeda IRNA 12 Aug 2006 -- Pakistan said on Friday that the arrests made in Pakistan in connection with the alleged plot to blow up British planes had links to the Afghanistan-based Al-Qaeda.
- Pakistan Names Rashid Rauf as Main Suspect VOA 11 Aug 2006 -- Pakistan has disclosed the name of one of the two British nationals of Pakistani descent arrested in connection to the alleged plot to blow up U.S.-bound airliners from Britain.
- Several People Arrested in Pakistan Over Aircraft Terror Plot VOA 10 Aug 2006 -- Pakistan has arrested several people in connection with the terror plot to blow up as many as 10 passenger planes flying to the United States from Britain
- Pakistan Announces Arrests in Connection with UK Terror Plot VOA 10 Aug 2006 -- Pakistan says it has arrested several people in connection with the terror plot to blow up passenger aircraft flying to the United States from Britain.
- Musharraf says Pakistan has no offensive designs IRNA 10 Aug 2006 -- Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf said on Thursday Pakistan has no offensive designs against anyone, saying the country is following policy of a defensive deterrence.
- U.S Congress clears F-16 jets deal: Pakistan IRNA 07 Aug 2006 -- The U.S Congress has cleared the sale of F-16s to Pakistan and the deal contains no extraordinary condition, the Foreign Spokesperson Ms. Tasneem Aslam said on Monday.
- US accuses Pakistan of chopper misuse IRNA 07 Aug 2006 -- The US government has accused Pakistan's Ministry of Interior of using its expensive helicopters for works other than the purpose they were given, to counter terrorism and drugs smuggling along the Pak-Afghan border.
- Pakistan declares Indian diplomat 'persona non grata' IRNA 05 Aug 2006 -- Pakistan has declared an Indian diplomat persona non grata on charges of 'holding sensitive documents', a TV channel reported on Saturday.
- India, Pakistan Renew Commitment to Peace Process VOA 01 Aug 2006 -- South Asian rivals India and Pakistan have expressed their commitment to a peace process that New Delhi had put on hold following last month's serial bombings in its financial capital Mumbai
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