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In Pakistan, US airstrike kills at least 8, but misses target

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US military drones again fired at targets on Pakistani soil Thursday, in an apparent attempt to take out a prominent Taliban leader, while violence rippled across Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Thursday's strike comes just as Parliament, in a "landmark achievement on Wednesday ... finally approved a 14-point resolution....that sought an urgent review of the country's national security strategy and a revisit of the strategy to combat terrorism in order to restore peace and stability in Pakistan as well as in the region." Pakistan's The News reports.

The nation stands united against any incursions and invasions of the homeland, and calls upon the government to deal with it effectively," the resolution said.
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