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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • 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 president returns home amid rising tensions with military

     
    Reporting from Islamabad, Pakistan and Kabul, Afghanistan -- With enmity growing between Pakistan’s civilian government and the powerful military, President Asif Ali Zardari made a surprise return to Pakistan early Monday after a nearly two-week...
  • Pakistan rejects findings of Pentagon in deadly attack

     
    Pakistan’s military on Friday rejected a Pentagon probe that concluded both Pakistan and the U.S. shared blame for a U.S.-led coalition attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers....
  • Pakistani high court pursues probe of 'Memogate' case

     
    Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday established a judicial commission to investigate a memo allegedly drafted by the country’s civilian government that urged Washington to help rein in the country’s powerful military....
  • Militants say they killed 15 Pakistani paramilitary troops

     
    Militants on Thursday claimed responsibility for killing 15 Pakistani paramilitary troops this week. The troops were kidnapped from a checkpoint near the Afghan border in December, dealing a serious setback to potential peace talks between Islamabad and...
  • Ex-President Musharraf says he will return to Pakistan this month

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- Former President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday that he planned to return to Pakistan in late January to prepare to campaign for elections, but authorities said he would be arrested as soon as he arrived at the airport....
  • Militants storm government building in Afghanistan, killing seven

     
    Taliban militants wearing suicide bomb vests stormed a government building in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, killing at least seven people in a six-hour firefight....
  • U.S. drone strike in Pakistan ends six-week pause; 4 dead

     
    Drone attack: A U.S. drone missile strike killed four suspected militants in northwest Pakistan, ending a six-week hiatus in such attacks....
  • Karzai condemns video showing men in uniform urinating on bodies

     
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday condemned a video that appeared to show four U.S. Marines urinating on the dead bodies of three Taliban fighters and urged “the most severe punishment for anyone found guilty in this crime.”...
  • Pakistan prime minister faces contempt proceedings

     
    Pakistan's high court initiated contempt proceedings against Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani for refusing to revive a long-standing corruption case against President Asif Ali Zardari....
  • Pakistan's high court to indict prime minister

     
    A perilous crisis ensnaring Pakistan's civilian government escalated Thursday, as the country's high court decided that it will indict Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani on contempt charges for failing to pursue corruption proceedings against his boss,...
  • U.S. drone strike kills Al Qaeda-linked militant leader in Pakistan

     
    An apparent U.S. drone strike early Thursday in northwest Pakistan killed a top Pakistani Taliban commander also serving as a key Al Qaeda operative, local officials said....