Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
April 2007 - Pakistan Special Weapons News
- Pakistani body to promote nuclear non-proliferation objective IRNA 30 Apr 2007 -- Pakistan has set up a body in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote the objective of nuclear non-proliferation, the Foreign Office spokesperson said on Monday.
- Al-Qaeda behind suicide attack, says Pakistani minister IRNA 30 Apr 2007 -- Pakistan's interior minister, who escaped in a suicide bomb attack at the weekend, said on Monday that al-Qaeda has links with the attack.
- 20 killed in suicide blast in Pakistan interior minister's public meeting IRNA 30 Apr 2007 -- At least 20 people were killed and scores others injured in a suicide bomb blast in the public meeting of Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao near the northern city of Peshawar on Saturday, officials said.
- Germany in talks with Pakistan over sale of three submarines: daily IRNA 21 Apr 2007 -- A German defense consortium is involved in talks with the Pakistani navy over the construction of three conventional submarines, the Berlin-based Neues Deutschland cited Friday a confidential document of the German Finance Ministry.
- Afghan, Pakistani Troops Battle Over Border Fence RFE/RL 20 Apr 2007 -- The Afghan Defense Ministry says Afghan troops were tearing down the fence near the Durand Line that separates the two countries when they were fired on by Pakistani forces early yesterday.
- Pakistan, Afghan Forces Exchange Fire Along Disputed Border VOA 20 Apr 2007 -- Pakistani-Afghan relations have taken a dramatic turn for the worse after the countries' forces exchanged fire along a remote stretch of their ill-defined border
- Pakistan has no agreements with US on joint operation: spokesperson IRNA 16 Apr 2007 -- Pakistan said on Monday that it has no agreement with the United States for any agreement on joint operation on its soil.
- Pakistan conducts live missile firing exercise IRNA 16 Apr 2007 -- Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Monday completed a three-day live missile firing exercise at Somniani Range, the PAF said.
- India declares readiness to discuss Nuclear-doctrines military CBMs, with Pak IRNA 13 Apr 2007 -- India has declared readiness to discuss nuclear doctrines and military confidence-building measures (CBMs) with Pakistan as it emphasised that the two neighbours had an opportunity to "remake" their relationship "fundamentally".
- Protests Over Suspended Judge Continue in Pakistan VOA 13 Apr 2007 -- Protests against Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's suspension of the country's chief justice are continuing, despite the detention Thursday of about 200 lawyers and other critics of the suspension
- Pakistan to get F-22 P frigate from China: official IRNA 13 Apr 2007 -- Pakistan would get F-22 P frigate from China, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defence, Nisar A. Memon said on Thursday.
- Pakistani tribesmen have killed 300 militants, says Musharraf IRNA 13 Apr 2007 -- Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf said on Thursday that tribesmen have killed some 300 foreign militants in a tribal region near the Afghan border.
- Pakistan President Defends Record on War Against Terror VOA 12 Apr 2007 -- Senior military commanders from 21 countries, including the United States, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, have completed Thursday a two-day anti-terrorism conference in Islamabad
- Musharraf: 300 Foreign Militants Killed in Pakistani Tribal Offensive VOA 12 Apr 2007 -- Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf says local tribesmen have killed about 300 foreign militants in weeks of fighting near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan.
- Pakistan Government Touts Success in Fight Against Foreign Militants VOA 11 Apr 2007 -- Pakistani tribal forces near the Afghan border say they have defeated hundreds of Uzbek militants after several weeks of sometimes intense combat
- PAKISTAN: UN refugee agency faces deficit in Afghan repatriation funds IRIN 10 Apr 2007 -- After recently announcing that it was tripling its cash assistance for repatriating Afghans, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said it may need to raise funds to live up to its promise in the last five days of the offer.
- Anti-Musharraf Protests in Pakistan Show No Sign of Abating VOA 03 Apr 2007 -- Pakistan's suspended chief judge has appeared before a judicial panel in the capital, as a political street battle over his fate enters its fourth week
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