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  • 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...
  • Imran Khan leads drone protesters into volatile Pakistan region

     
    MIANWALI, Pakistan — Led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, a large caravan of demonstrators, including more than 30 U.S. anti-war activists, embarked on a two-day journey Saturday to Pakistan’s volatile tribal areas to rally against...
  • Pakistan swears in new president, may open talks with Taliban

    Pakistan swears in new president, may open talks with Taliban
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Mamnoon Hussain was sworn in as Pakistan’s new president Monday, replacing Asif Ali Zardari, who becomes the first democratically elected president in the nation’s history to complete a full term. The post of...
  • Bomb kills Pakistani army general near Afghanistan; Taliban blamed

    Bomb kills Pakistani army general near Afghanistan; Taliban blamed
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A two-star major general with the Pakistani army and two subordinate officers were killed Sunday by a roadside bomb in the volatile Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province near the border with Afghanistan, officials said. Maj. Gen. Sanaullah...
  • Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader

    Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan on Saturday released a top Afghan Taliban official who Afghan officials believe could nudge Islamist militants to the bargaining table and help hammer out a political solution after more than a decade of war....
  • Powerful 7.8 earthquake rocks western Pakistan, killing at least 33

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A powerful earthquake rocked a remote part of western Pakistan on Tuesday, killing more than 30 people, injuring dozens and destroying rudimentary houses in the sparsely populated area, according to officials and local media....
  • Pakistan militants attack pro-government group; at least 13 dead

    Pakistan militants attack pro-government group; at least 13 dead
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — At least 13 people were killed and 10 wounded early Thursday when a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden vehicle into the compound of a pro-government militant group in a remote area of northwestern Pakistan, a local...
  • Pakistani girl shot by Taliban being moved to Britain for treatment

     
    The 14-year-old Swat girl shot by Taliban gunmen because of her advocacy for girls education is being flown to Great Britain for treatment likely to include surgery to repair damage to her skull and neurological rehabilitation, the Pakistani military said...
  • Former Pakistan leader Musharraf indicted in Bhutto assassination

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf was indicted Tuesday on murder charges related to the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a sign of how far the former strongman has fallen....
  • 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...
  • Pakistanis expect ties with U.S. to remain tense after Obama win

     
    Any change in Pakistan’s caustic relationship with the U.S. in the next four years is likely to be viewed through the prism of Afghanistan and Pakistan’s tribal region -- two war-ravaged places where both Washington and Islamabad desperately...
  • 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...