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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • Blasphemy case: Muslim cleric accused of framing Christian girl

     
    A Muslim cleric who had accused a young Christian girl of desecrating the Koran has been arrested on suspicion of fabricating the case against her, a development that her lawyer said could lead to the girl’s release....
  • Death toll in Pakistani factory fires rises to 314

     
    Authorities Wednesday raised to 314 the death toll from two massive fires that engulfed factories in Pakistan’s largest cities and renewed questions about a lack of adherence to fire safety measures in the South Asian nation....
  • Pakistanis rally against film mocking Muhammad

     
    About 200 Pakistanis gathered in the capital Friday to protest a southern California man’s release of a film trailer that mocked the prophet Muhammad, angrily extolling Muslims to unite against the U.S....
  • U.S. ad rejecting film fails to persuade Pakistani protesters

     
    As violent demonstrations swept through Pakistani cities on Friday, protesters infuriated by a video made in Southern California that mocked Muhammad said they were unconvinced by U.S. efforts to tamp down the anger created by the film. Washington spent...
  • Pakistani officials distance themselves from minister's bounty offer

     
    Pakistan’s government on Sunday distanced itself from remarks made by a federal minister who offered up to $100,000 to anyone who would kill the maker of an anti-Islamic film that sparked a wave of violent protests across the Muslim world....
  • Pakistan declares Friday a day of protest against anti-Islam film

     
    Pakistan continued to seethe Wednesday over the release in the U.S. of a movie trailer mocking Islam, as legions of protesters rallied in several large cities for a sixth day and the government signaled its own discontent by declaring Friday as a national...
  • At least 18 dead in Pakistan anti-American rioting Friday

     
    Fiery anti-U.S. demonstrations swept threw the country’s capital and several other cities Friday as thousands of Pakistanis furious over an anti-Islam film made in America clashed with police in one of the worst waves of violence to hit the South...
  • 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...
  • Suspected insider attack kills U.S. soldier, contractor in Afghanistan

     
    A U.S. soldier and an American civilian contractor were shot to death this weekend in what NATO officials said on Sunday was a suspected insider attack....
  • NATO investigates killing of U.S. soldier, contractor in Afghanistan

     
    NATO forces Sunday were investigating whether the weekend shooting deaths of a U.S. soldier and an American civilian contractor in Afghanistan were the result of an insider attack or linked to insurgent gunfire....
  • 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...
  • 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...