Sunday, May 31, 2009

Pakistan Civil War News Updates -- May 31, 2009

Taliban rebels in Pakistan are taking their war to the cities, honing terror tactics to maximise civilian carnage after suffering heavy losses in a blistering military offensive, analysts say. — AFP/File Photo

Pakistan: Corpses Lie Exposed In Retaken Swat Town -- Yahoo News/AP

MINGORA, Pakistan – Corpses lay exposed in the Swat Valley's main town on Sunday, and residents rushed to mostly empty markets in search of food a day after the military claimed to have retaken the city from the Taliban.

Elsewhere in the northwest, officials said scores of militants were killed in fighting with soldiers that could signal Pakistan is expanding the offensive from Swat into other parts of the northwestern border region with Afghanistan.

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More News On Pakistan's Civil War

Pakistan: 2-3 Days From Victory in Swat, Buner -- Voice of America
Pakistan battles Taliban; Swat offensive "near end" -- Reuters
Pakistan Army Claims Control of Main Swat Town -- New York Times
Pakistani Forces Reclaim Swat Valley's Largest City -- Washington Post
Pakistan troops say kill 40 Taliban near Afghan border -- Reuters
Pakistani offensive shifts towards Afghan border -- Radio Netherlands
Pakistan diary: Hit and run tactics -- Al Jazeera
Taliban take war to Pakistan cities -- Dawn
Terror Attacks, Threats Put Pakistanis Cities on High Alert -- Voice of America
Pakistani cities are new battleground for Taliban -- Mercury news
3.4 million displaced by Pakistan fighting -- UPI
Pakistani Refugees Wait Out Swat Valley Conflict -- Washington Post
Taliban recruits teenagers for future suicide bombers: Report -- Economic Times
Facebook Pakistanis unite against terror -- Times Online
INTERVIEW - Pakistan says confident nuclear assets safe -- Reuters
Gates Calls on Asian Partners for Help in Afghanistan -- U.S. Department of Defense

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