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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • 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....
  • Militants kill nine police officers in Lahore, Pakistan

     
    Militants raided a hostel in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore early Thursday and killed nine police officers, the second attack in a week against security forces as authorities brace for a wave of violence following the reopening of NATO supply...
  • Attack on NATO supply trucks in Pakistan kills driver, injures another

     
    Gunmen in northwest Pakistan attacked two trucks ferrying supplies to U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing a driver and injuring another in what was believed to be the first ambush of an alliance supply convoy since Pakistani...
  • Pakistani lawmakers approve new guidelines for ties with U.S.

     
    The Pakistani parliament on Thursday approved guidelines that will frame a reset of their country’s relations with the United States, paving the way for an end to a nearly five-month disruption in ties that began when errant U.S. airstrikes killed...
  • Taliban storms Pakistani jail, frees 390 prisoners

     
    Pakistani Taliban militants stormed a prison in northwest Pakistan early Sunday and freed 390 prisoners, including 20 militants, local officials said....
  • 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...
  • NATO invites Pakistani leader to coming summit

     
    NATO on Tuesday announced that Pakistan would be invited to the alliance’s Chicago summit on the future of Afghanistan this weekend, following signs from Pakistani authorities that they would end their nearly six-month blockade on Afghanistan-...
  • Pakistani president returns home amid rising tensions with military

     
    Reporting from Islamabad, Pakistan and Kabul, Afghanistan -- With enmity growing between Pakistan’s civilian government and the powerful military, President Asif Ali Zardari made a surprise return to Pakistan early Monday after a nearly two-week...
  • Pakistan rejects findings of Pentagon in deadly attack

     
    Pakistan’s military on Friday rejected a Pentagon probe that concluded both Pakistan and the U.S. shared blame for a U.S.-led coalition attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers....
  • Pakistani high court pursues probe of 'Memogate' case

     
    Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday established a judicial commission to investigate a memo allegedly drafted by the country’s civilian government that urged Washington to help rein in the country’s powerful military....