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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • Pakistani prime minister indicted on contempt charges

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, Pakistan— A Supreme Court panel indicted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on contempt charges Monday, accusing him of repeatedly ignoring the high court’s orders to revive longstanding corruption proceedings...
  • Pakistan rips 'preposterous' ideas about its role in Afghan talks

     
    Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said any expectations Pakistan could deliver the Taliban leader to the negotiating table for Afghan peace talks were “preposterous.”...
  • Taliban denies negotiations with Afghan government

     
    The Taliban movement strongly denied participating in secret talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government, even as the Afghan leader sought help from Pakistani officials in facilitating peace talks....
  • Car bomb in northwest Pakistan kills 13

     
    A car bomb tore through a crowded minibus depot in the northwest city of Peshawar and killed at least 13 people....
  • Wikileaks publishes claim about Pakistani knowledge of Bin Laden

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- The whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has published an international affairs think tank email that alleges mid-ranking Pakistani intelligence and military officials were aware of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’...
  • Pakistan prime minister names new spy agency chief

     
    Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani on Friday named a successor to Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha as the head of Pakistan’s powerful spy agency, ending speculation that Pasha’s term would be extended for the third year in a row....
  • PAKISTAN: Short on natural gas, locals are shivering and angry

     
    Pakistan always seems to be short of something. Not long ago, a dearth of flour and sugar sent prices for those staples sky high. Farm fields parched by the country's severe water-supply shortage were submerged and silted over in last......
  • You're not alone: Most Americans believe Pakistan was double-dealing on Osama bin Laden refuge

     
    One-in-four Americans now view Pakistan as an enemy in the war on terror....
  • Pakistan's top envoy to the U.S. summoned back to Islamabad

     
    Pakistan’s ambassador to the U.S. this week was summoned back to Islamabad. The envoy, Husain Haqqani, faces questioning about his role in a purported attempt to get Washington's help in reining in Pakistan's powerful military....
  • Suspected old ordnance kills four Afghan children, wounds six

     
    The war in Afghanistan claims civilian and military lives nearly every day. But the country’s prior conflicts exact a toll as well. Authorities in Nangarhar province, in Afghanistan’s east, said four children were killed and another six...
  • Email suggests Pakistan doesn't want Taliban rule in Afghanistan

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- Experts have long theorized that Pakistan’s preferred scenario for a postwar Afghanistan includes the Taliban’s return to power in Kabul. A security think tank’s 2011 email, recently reported by...
  • Swiss couple kidnapped in Pakistan freed [Updated]

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN — Two Swiss tourists kidnapped eight months ago in Pakistan’s volatile Baluchistan province have been recovered safely, a senior Pakistani security official said Thursday. Authorities in Baluchistan had...