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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • Pakistan denies it fired first in NATO attack that killed 24

     
    Pakistani officials dismiss Afghan claim. Pakistani military officials dismissed Afghan government claims that a NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers was a retaliatory measure against fire from the soldiers’ two border posts or from...
  • Pakistani president's medical trip to Dubai triggers rumors

     
    Pakistani president: President Asif Ali Zardari flew to Dubai this week to undergo tests related to a pre-existing heart condition....
  • 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.”...