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  • Pakistan suicide bombing at police funeral leaves 30 dead

    Pakistan suicide bombing at police funeral leaves 30 dead
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – At least 30 people were killed, including 21 police officers, and 40 injured when a suicide bomber attacked a policeman’s funeral in the western Pakistan city of Quetta on Thursday. Mourners were gathering at police...
  • U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore

    U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The decision to close the American consulate in Pakistan’s cultural capital of Lahore was made in response to a specific threat, a U.S. spokeswoman said Friday, without disclosing any details. A statement Thursday...
  • At least 10 killed, dozens injured in attack outside Pakistan mosque

    At least 10 killed, dozens injured in attack outside Pakistan mosque
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Gunmen on Friday killed at least 10 people and wounded 30 outside a mosque in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's western Baluchistan province, in the second attack in that city in two days, local media reported. The violence is...
  • Pakistan's leader extends an olive branch to India - or maybe not

    Pakistan's leader extends an olive branch to India - or maybe not
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – With charges, counter-charges and distrust wafting across the disputed Pakistan-India border like acrid smoke, news spread quickly across South Asia on Tuesday that Pakistan's new leader had urged both countries to come...
  • Former Pakistan leader Musharraf indicted in Bhutto assassination

    Former Pakistan leader Musharraf indicted in Bhutto assassination
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf was indicted Tuesday on murder charges related to the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a sign of how far the former strongman has fallen....
  • Obama's restrictions on drone program welcomed in Pakistan

    Obama's restrictions on drone program welcomed in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — President Obama’s commitment to scaling back the use of unmanned aircraft to kill suspected terrorists could pave the way for improved relations between the United States and Pakistan, analysts and political leaders...
  • Pakistan's Sharif: Seasoned leader is seen as soft on extremists

    Pakistan's Sharif: Seasoned leader is seen as soft on extremists
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections this weekend returns to power a seasoned politician who historically has had rocky ties with Pakistan’s powerful military and is...
  • Afghanistan police officer killed in Pakistan border clash

    Afghanistan police officer killed in Pakistan border clash
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A border clash between Pakistani and Afghan forces that killed an Afghan police officer has renewed tension between the countries at a time when Washington is trying to step up their involvement in peace talks. The skirmish...
  • Head of airline barred from leaving Pakistan after deadly crash

     
    The Pakistani government barred the head of an airline at the center of a passenger jet crash that killed 127 people from leaving the country Saturday, as investigators stepped up their probe of the country’s second major air disaster in less than...
  • Bin Laden widows deported from Pakistan

     
    The three widows of Osama bin Laden and their children have left for the Islamabad airport to be deported to Saudi Arabia, the Associated Press reported Thursday. In a statement, the Pakistani government said the family left early Friday morning to the &#...
  • Counter-terrorism official says drones help prevent deeper conflicts

     
    President Obama’s top counter-terrorism advisor defended using drones to launch deadly missiles against militants and terrorist leaders in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, arguing Monday that the unmanned aircraft have helped prevent deeper military...