Pakistan, Islamists in Deadly Clashes Pakistan's army has moved into the tribal region of North Waziristan, where it has been fighting Islamist militants. The fighting is the deadliest violence for several years in an area which the United States says is a haven for al Qaeda and the Taliban. Pakistan claims it has killed 200 militants; 45 troops are also dead.
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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.