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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • Taliban storms Pakistani jail, frees 390 prisoners

     
    Pakistani Taliban militants stormed a prison in northwest Pakistan early Sunday and freed 390 prisoners, including 20 militants, local officials said....
  • U.S. signs pact with Afghan leaders on night raids

     
    The U.S. signed an agreement with Afghan leaders that gives Kabul legal oversight of nighttime raids carried out by U.S. troops in Afghanistan....
  • U.S. offers $10-million bounty for Pakistani militant chief

     
    The U.S. government has set a $10-million bounty on Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, the founder of a Pakistani militant group with suspected links to Al Qaeda and the alleged mastermind behind the 2008 attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai that killed 166 people....
  • 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...
  • Pakistan appoints new U.S. ambassador

     
    New Pakistani ambassador to the U.S.: Pakistani Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani on Wednesday appointed lawmaker Sherry Rehman as the new ambassador in the United States, replacing a diplomat who resigned amid allegations that he tried to enlist...
  • Pakistani general calls NATO airstrike deliberate

     
    A top Pakistani army general Tuesday called a NATO airstrike last week that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers along the border with Afghanistan a deliberate act of aggression, and he expressed doubt that a U.S. investigation would uncover the truth....