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35 militants sign peace deal with Pakistan

Thirty-five tribal militants with alleged links to Al-Qaeda signed a peace deal with Pakistani authorities, pledging not to harbour foreign militants, officials said on Tuesday. The agreement, brokered by local religious leaders and tribal elders, came two months after a bloody operation by Pakistani troops in the North Waziristan region on the Afghan border, a senior official said. The 35 rebels, who had gone underground, appeared before the local administration at a ceremony held in the region’s main town Miranshah on Monday, local administration chief Zaheer-ul Islam said. Full Story

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