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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • Militants say they killed 15 Pakistani paramilitary troops

     
    Militants on Thursday claimed responsibility for killing 15 Pakistani paramilitary troops this week. The troops were kidnapped from a checkpoint near the Afghan border in December, dealing a serious setback to potential peace talks between Islamabad and...
  • President Obama shows signs of frustration with Pakistan

     
    A growing diplomatic dispute over Pakistan's refusal to reopen supply routes for U.S. and other troops in Afghanistan threatened to overshadow President Obama’s efforts on the final day of the NATO summit to finalize plans for ending the unpopular...
  • Pakistani doctor who helped find Bin Laden gets 33 years in prison

     
    A Pakistani doctor who led a phony vaccination campaign aimed at helping the CIA pinpoint Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts was convicted of treason Wednesday and sentenced to 33 years in prison, a decision that is likely to further erode Washington&#...
  • Pakistan contends doctor's conviction wasn't tied to Bin Laden raid

     
    A Pakistani doctor arrested after helping the CIA track down Osama bin Laden was convicted and sentenced on charges of militancy and not because of his links with the effort to pinpoint the whereabouts of the Al Qaeda leader, Pakistani authorities...
  • Afghan authorities: NATO air strike kills eight civilians

     
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Afghan authorities on Sunday said a NATO air strike killed a family of eight at their house in eastern Afghanistan. If confirmed, the attack could anger Afghan leaders at a time when Washington needs Kabul’s cooperation in...
  • U.S. confirms death of No. 2 Al Qaeda figure

     
    Al Qaeda’s second-in-command was killed in a U.S. drone missile strike on a Pakistani compound near the Afghan border, a U.S. official said....
  • U.S. drone strikes targeted Al Qaeda second-in-command

     
    The fate of Al Qaeda’s second-in-command remained unknown Tuesday after Pakistani intelligence sources confirmed that U.S. drone missile strikes targeted the compound near the Afghan border where he was believed to be staying....
  • Panetta: U.S. at 'limit of our patience' with Pakistan

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, paying a brief visit to the Afghan capital, said Thursday the United States was reaching “the limit of our patience” with neighboring Pakistan’s sheltering of insurgents who cross the border to attack...
  • Ex-President Musharraf says he will return to Pakistan this month

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- Former President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday that he planned to return to Pakistan in late January to prepare to campaign for elections, but authorities said he would be arrested as soon as he arrived at the airport....
  • Militants storm government building in Afghanistan, killing seven

     
    Taliban militants wearing suicide bomb vests stormed a government building in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, killing at least seven people in a six-hour firefight....
  • U.S. drone strike in Pakistan ends six-week pause; 4 dead

     
    Drone attack: A U.S. drone missile strike killed four suspected militants in northwest Pakistan, ending a six-week hiatus in such attacks....
  • Karzai condemns video showing men in uniform urinating on bodies

     
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday condemned a video that appeared to show four U.S. Marines urinating on the dead bodies of three Taliban fighters and urged “the most severe punishment for anyone found guilty in this crime.”...