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Taliban abduct 10 paramilitaries in Pakistan north
By IBT Staff Reporter on 05/01/09 AT 8:44 AM
Taliban militants kidnapped 10 Pakistani paramilitaries in an attack on their headquarters on Friday as Islamic militants fought back against an army offensive in the troubled northwest.
Pakistan army pushes Taliban back
By IBT Staff Reporter on 04/30/09 AT 11:01 AM
The Pakistan army battled through mountain passes on Thursday in a third day of fighting to evict Taliban fighters from a strategic valley, after U.S. President Barack Obama welcomed its newfound resolve.