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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • Woman Being Held in Jail With Her 3 Day old Baby

    Woman Being Held in Jail With Her 3 Day old Baby
    A British woman who was arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking in Pakistan remains in jail with her child, despite concerns about the baby's welfare. Khadija Shah, 25, of Birmingham gave birth to her daughter, Malaika, a few weeks ago at a hospital in...
  • Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly

    Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly
    The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
  • Osama bin Laden, born to privilege, dies a pariah

    Osama bin Laden, born to privilege, dies a pariah
    Osama bin Laden, a scion of one of Saudi Arabia's wealthiest families, became the grim apostle of a strain of Islamic radicalism that exalted violence against non-believers, and the leader of a terrorist network that launched repeated attacks in the West,...
  • Pakistanis fear becoming isolated

    Pakistanis fear becoming isolated
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — As U.S. frustration with Pakistan's six-month blockade of Afghanistan-bound supplies became painfully apparent Monday at the NATO summit in Chicago, Pakistanis are growing worried that their government's negotiating strategy...
  • 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....
  • You're not alone: Most Americans believe Pakistan was double-dealing on Osama bin Laden refuge

     
    One-in-four Americans now view Pakistan as an enemy in the war on terror....
  • Pakistan's top envoy to the U.S. summoned back to Islamabad

     
    Pakistan’s ambassador to the U.S. this week was summoned back to Islamabad. The envoy, Husain Haqqani, faces questioning about his role in a purported attempt to get Washington's help in reining in Pakistan's powerful military....
  • Suspected old ordnance kills four Afghan children, wounds six

     
    The war in Afghanistan claims civilian and military lives nearly every day. But the country’s prior conflicts exact a toll as well. Authorities in Nangarhar province, in Afghanistan’s east, said four children were killed and another six...
  • 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...