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Islamabad (Pakistan)

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  • Attack on NATO supply trucks in Pakistan kills driver, injures another

     
    Gunmen in northwest Pakistan attacked two trucks ferrying supplies to U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing a driver and injuring another in what was believed to be the first ambush of an alliance supply convoy since Pakistani...
  • Pakistan reopens NATO supply routes to Afghanistan

     
    Pakistani leaders ended a seven-month blockade on Afghanistan-bound NATO supply routes through their country, a long-awaited move that hinged on Washington's acquiescence to Islamabad's demand for an apology for the deaths of two dozen Pakistani...
  • Thousands protest reopening of NATO supply routes in Pakistan

     
    In Pakistan, thousands of followers of leading Islamist clerics began marching July 8 from the eastern city of Lahore to the capital, Islamabad, to protest Pakistan’s decision to once again let NATO move Afghanistan-bound supply convoys through...
  • Pakistan parliament elects new prime minister

     
    Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, a longtime ally of President Asif Ali Zardari who faces corruption allegations, was chosen by parliament as Pakistan’s prime minister, taking over a government locked in a bitter war with a hostile judiciary and struggling...
  • Top candidate for Pakistani prime minister job ordered arrested

     
    Makhdoom Shahabuddin, the leading candidate to become Pakistan's next prime minister, was effectively blocked from the post when a narcotics court investigating a drug scandal ordered his arrest....
  • Shots fired, U.S. embassies stormed in furious protest over film

     
    Furious protests exploded around the world Friday as outraged demonstrators from Bangladesh to Sudan condemned an amateurish movie that mocked the Islamic prophet as a bloodthirsty womanizer and child molester. One person was killed after Lebanese...
  • Pakistani court acquits four accused of aiding Times Square bomber

     
    Four Pakistani men charged with terrorism-related offenses for allegedly helping failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad were acquitted in a Rawalpindi court Saturday, their lawyer said....
  • Pakistani doctor caught between counterterrorism and treason

     
    The treason conviction and 33-year prison sentence given the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA locate Osama bin Laden last year has outraged U.S. leaders who see Shakeel Afridi as a hero in their campaign against terrorism. A Senate panel voted to slash...
  • Pakistani protests against anti-Islamic film leave at least 1 dead

     
    Protests in Pakistan against a film mocking the prophet Muhammad intensified Monday as demonstrators set ablaze buildings in the northwest and hurled stones at riot police in the southern city of Karachi, the country’s commercial hub....
  • Panetta: U.S. at 'limit of our patience' with Pakistan

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, paying a brief visit to the Afghan capital, said Thursday the United States was reaching “the limit of our patience” with neighboring Pakistan’s sheltering of insurgents who cross the border to attack...
  • U.S. confirms death of No. 2 Al Qaeda figure

     
    Al Qaeda’s second-in-command was killed in a U.S. drone missile strike on a Pakistani compound near the Afghan border, a U.S. official said....