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Petraeus, Pakistani military leader meet

Petraeus, Pakistani military leader meet

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus met with Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Pakistan's chief of army staff, Monday to discuss border security issues, officials said.
U.S. pressures Pakistan on militants

U.S. pressures Pakistan on militants

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 8 (UPI) -- The Obama administration has warned Pakistan it must strike Islamic militants after the failed Times Square car bombing, U.S. and Pakistani sources say.
Pakistan briefed on Afghan offensive

Pakistan briefed on Afghan offensive

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Pakistani military officials briefed U.S. commanders on the progress of security efforts in the tribal provinces ahead of a massive offensive in Afghanistan.

Army chief: Stable Afghanistan needed

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Pakistani Army Chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani says his country wants a stable Afghanistan without "Talibanization."

Pakistan army chief discusses Afghanistan

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Pakistan does not want to control Afghanistan but wants "a strategic depth" through peaceful and friendly relations, the Pakistani Army Chief said.

Pakistan pledges victory over extremists

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The terrorist threat to the Pakistani citizens in the tribal regions and throughout the country will be met with full force, Pakistani military officials said.

Army chief: 550 troops died in Swat fight

MINGORA, Pakistan, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The campaign to rid Pakistan's Swat Valley of Taliban militants has cost the lives of 550 soldiers, the Army chief of staff says.

Army chief seeks tribal support

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Pakistan's army chief, in an open letter to the Mehsud tribes, asked for their support in the military's current push against militants in South Waziristan.

Will the United States back Kayani or Zardari?

MANIPAL, India, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- It is small wonder that Pakistan's army chief, Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, prefers to dial the number of the ever obedient (to him) prime minister, Yousaf Raza Gilani, rather than that of the newly elected president, Asif Ali Zardari, who apparently has undergone an epiphany since assuming what is formally the highest office in his country.
M.D. NALAPAT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Pakistan army commander: U.S. keep out

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The commander of the Pakistani army has warned the United States against sending forces from Afghanistan into Pakistan to pursue Taliban and al-Qaida fighters.

Pakistan says no to foreign incursion

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Pakistan's army chief, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, says no outside forces are allowed to conduct military operations inside the country.
Reports on Musharraf leaving denied

Reports on Musharraf leaving denied

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 29 (UPI) -- A spokesman for President Pervez Musharraf denied news reports that the Pakistani leader planned to resign.

U.S. military chief visits Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 3 (UPI) -- The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff visited Pakistan Tuesday to offer help in the fight against terrorists and domestic militants in tribal areas.

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Pakistan Wednesday announced the test firing of a short-range, nuclear-capable Ghaznavi-Hatf III ballistic missile.

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Pakistan Friday test-fired a nuclear-capable ballistic missile reportedly able to hit targets in India, which along with Pakistan possesses nuclear weapons.

Commentary: Pakistan's Terror Inc.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Do most terrorist trails track back to Pakistan? That was the conclusion of Britain’s MI5, the internal intelligence service.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
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