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Pakistan, Islamists in Deadly Clashes

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Pakistan, Islamists in Deadly Clashes

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Pakistan, Islamists in Deadly Clashes

Pakistan, Islamists in Deadly Clashes

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Pakistan's army has moved into the tribal region North Waziristan. It has been fighting Islamist militants. The clashes between troops and militants in the region near the Afghan border are the deadliest since Pakistan threw its support behind the U.S.-led war on terror in 2001. The offensive comes as President Pervez Musharraf tries to secure another term in office.

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