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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • 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....
  • Passenger jet crashes near Islamabad; all 127 aboard killed

     
    A Pakistani passenger jet carrying 127 people from Karachi to Islamabad crashed near the capital killing everyone aboard, authorities said....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pakistani prime minister indicted on contempt charges

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, Pakistan— A Supreme Court panel indicted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on contempt charges Monday, accusing him of repeatedly ignoring the high court’s orders to revive longstanding corruption proceedings...
  • Pakistan rips 'preposterous' ideas about its role in Afghan talks

     
    Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said any expectations Pakistan could deliver the Taliban leader to the negotiating table for Afghan peace talks were “preposterous.”...
  • Taliban denies negotiations with Afghan government

     
    The Taliban movement strongly denied participating in secret talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government, even as the Afghan leader sought help from Pakistani officials in facilitating peace talks....
  • Car bomb in northwest Pakistan kills 13

     
    A car bomb tore through a crowded minibus depot in the northwest city of Peshawar and killed at least 13 people....