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  • Obama administration agrees to informal drone halt in Pakistan

    Obama administration agrees to informal drone halt in Pakistan
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has agreed to Pakistan's request to stop drone-launched missile strikes except on Al Qaeda operational leaders while Islamabad pursues peace talks with local Taliban militants, U.S. officials say. The informal...
  • Pakistan bombing is latest in wave of attacks on polio workers

    Pakistan bombing is latest in wave of attacks on polio workers
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Six police officers providing security for a vaccination team, and a boy standing nearby, were killed when a bomb struck their vehicle Wednesday in the latest deadly attack on health workers and authorities trying to fight polio in...
  • Car bomb kills six at auto repair shop in Pakistan

    Car bomb kills six at auto repair shop in Pakistan
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- At least six people were killed and nine injured Thursday in the suburbs of Peshawar when a bomb exploded in a vehicle at an auto workshop. Police officials said a white Suzuki Alto was parked inside the auto workshop near the...
  • Pakistan bomb targets Shiite pilgrim bus; at least 22 dead

    Pakistan bomb targets Shiite pilgrim bus; at least 22 dead
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – An explosion tore through a bus carrying Shiite Muslim pilgrims in western Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 22 people and injuring dozens. Pakistani media reports said the bus was traveling from the Iranian border through...
  • Pakistan launches airstrikes on suspected militant hideouts

    Pakistan launches airstrikes on suspected militant hideouts
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- After two days of deadly attacks against security forces, Pakistani air force jets bombarded suspected insurgent hideouts in the country’s tribal belt early Tuesday, killing at least 20 people, officials said. Residents...
  • Suicide attack kills 13 near Pakistan army headquarters

    Suicide attack kills 13 near Pakistan army headquarters
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suicide bomber struck near Pakistani army headquarters Monday, killing at least 13 people, including six soldiers, in the second major attack on Pakistan’s security forces in as many days. Eighteen others were wounded in...
  • Blast kills 22 soldiers in Pakistan military convoy

    Blast kills 22 soldiers in Pakistan military convoy
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A bomb struck a military convoy in restive northwest Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least 22 soldiers, officials said. A convoy of more than 40 vehicles was leaving the garrison town of Bannu for the troubled North Waziristan...
  • Drone protesters block NATO supply routes in Pakistan

    Drone protesters block NATO supply routes in Pakistan
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Members of the ruling parties of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province have erected blockades at several points along main highways hoping to stop trucks carrying goods for NATO forces in Afghanistan in a protest over...
  • Americans radicalized by Al Qaeda are a big concern

    Americans radicalized by Al Qaeda are a big concern
    WASHINGTON — With Al Qaeda militants surging in the Middle East and North Africa, top U.S. law enforcement officials are increasingly concerned about efforts to recruit and radicalize American citizens by drawing them to the restive region and...
  • Bombing at Pakistani mosque observing evening prayers kills 6

    Bombing at Pakistani mosque observing evening prayers kills 6
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A bomb ripped through a crowded mosque where evening prayers were being held Thursday, killing six people and wounding 60 others, officials said. The dead included two children. The explosion occurred in the main prayer hall of a...
  • Pakistan's former leader Musharraf fails to attend court session

    Pakistan's former leader Musharraf fails to attend court session
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf failed to appear in a Pakistani court Wednesday on treason charges after explosives were found along the route from his home to the hearing. It was the second time in recent days that...