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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • 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...
  • Pakistan's Taliban holding indirect talks with government

     
    Leaders of Pakistan’s Taliban movement have begun preliminary talks with government intermediaries aimed at reaching a peace agreement in the tribal region of South Waziristan....
  • Former Sri Lanka army chief sentenced to 3 more years

     
    A Sri Lankan court has sentenced former army chief Sarath Fonseka to an additional three years in prison for allegedly implicating the defense secretary in war crimes in the final weeks of the civil war with the separatist Tamil Tigers. Fonseka was quoted...
  • Pakistan's envoy to U.S. resigns over alleged bid for U.S. help

     
    Pakistan’s ambassador to the U.S. stepped down Tuesday following accusations that he engineered a memo to the U.S. that urged Washington to help rein in his country’s powerful armed forces....
  • Pakistan claims NATO attack kills 24 soldiers near Afghan border

     
    Allegations of a NATO helicopter attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers near the Afghan border early Saturday likely will deal a serious blow to already tense relations between Washington and Islamabad at a time when the U.S. needs Pakistan’s...
  • Pakistan appoints new U.S. ambassador

     
    New Pakistani ambassador to the U.S.: Pakistani Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani on Wednesday appointed lawmaker Sherry Rehman as the new ambassador in the United States, replacing a diplomat who resigned amid allegations that he tried to enlist...
  • Pakistani general calls NATO airstrike deliberate

     
    A top Pakistani army general Tuesday called a NATO airstrike last week that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers along the border with Afghanistan a deliberate act of aggression, and he expressed doubt that a U.S. investigation would uncover the truth....
  • Pakistan denies it fired first in NATO attack that killed 24

     
    Pakistani officials dismiss Afghan claim. Pakistani military officials dismissed Afghan government claims that a NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers was a retaliatory measure against fire from the soldiers’ two border posts or from...
  • Pakistani president's medical trip to Dubai triggers rumors

     
    Pakistani president: President Asif Ali Zardari flew to Dubai this week to undergo tests related to a pre-existing heart condition....
  • Pakistan seminary raid finds students held in abusive conditions

     
    Police rescued approximately 50 students late Monday from an Islamic seminary in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, several of whom were reportedly chained in a basement, denied food and pressured to join the Taliban....
  • 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...