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  • Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf rearrested after court grants bail

    Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf rearrested after court grants bail
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Just when former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf thought he was in the clear, he was hit with a new legal challenge Thursday when police arrested him in a case involving a 2007 crackdown on a pro-Taliban mosque...
  • Passenger train bombed in Pakistan, at least seven dead

    Passenger train bombed in Pakistan, at least seven dead
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A bomb struck a passenger train in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding 10, according to police, in the latest attack to hit the violence-besieged nation. The device reportedly detonated as...
  • U.S.-Pakistan relationship has nowhere to go but up, analysts say

    U.S.-Pakistan relationship has nowhere to go but up, analysts say
    When President Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meet in the White House on Wednesday for the first high-level contact between their countries in years, there will be plenty to talk about but little on which to agree. The relationship...
  • Obama, Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif meet at White House

    WASHINGTON — President Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sought to strengthen their countries' fragile relationship with a two-hour Oval Office meeting Wednesday that touched on sensitive subjects, including U.S. drone strikes,...
  • Afghanistan district governor killed in suicide attack at mosque

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber slipped into a crowd of mourners at a funeral in northern Afghanistan on Friday morning, waited until the district governor and two of his bodyguards were leaving the mosque, and detonated his vest, killing eight...
  • Obama's restrictions on drone program welcomed in Pakistan

    Obama's restrictions on drone program welcomed in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — President Obama’s commitment to scaling back the use of unmanned aircraft to kill suspected terrorists could pave the way for improved relations between the United States and Pakistan, analysts and political leaders...
  • Pakistan's Sharif: Seasoned leader is seen as soft on extremists

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections this weekend returns to power a seasoned politician who historically has had rocky ties with Pakistan’s powerful military and is...
  • Beneath the War on Terror

    Beneath the War on Terror
    What do a journalist, musician, truck driver, soldier, politician and model have in common? Fortitude in the face of chaos and the desire to uplift their homeland — Pakistan. While headlines, predominantly in the United States, screamed blue...
  • Afghanistan police officer killed in Pakistan border clash

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A border clash between Pakistani and Afghan forces that killed an Afghan police officer has renewed tension between the countries at a time when Washington is trying to step up their involvement in peace talks. The skirmish...
  • Equipment for Afghan army is stranded in Pakistan, Pentagon says

     
    Thousands of tons of military equipment intended for the Afghan army and police is stranded in Pakistan, which for months has refused to reopen ground supply routes for NATO convoys despite high-level U.S. pressure, a new Pentagon report says....
  • U.S. won't negotiate with Al Qaeda over kidnapped American

     
    The United States will work to free an American development worker kidnapped from Pakistan, but it "cannot and will not negotiate with Al Qaeda," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday after the militant group released a video of the...
  • Top U.S. envoy to Pakistan plans to step down this summer

     
    U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, who has had to help navigate Washington’s uneasy alliance with Islamabad through one of its lowest points since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, plans to step down sometime this summer, U.S. officials...