Pakistan

US Air Force MQ-9 "Reaper" drone aircraft in flight. (AP Photo)

Top Pakistan militant said killed in US strike

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed the No. 2 commander of the Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday, Pakistani intelligence officials said, although the militant group denied he was killed. If confirmed, the […]

05/29/2013

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Obama’s drone rules provide limits, ambiguity

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama left plenty of ambiguity in new policy guidelines that he says will restrict how and when the U.S. can launch targeted drone strikes, leaving himself significant power over how […]

05/25/2013

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Official: Situation on plane from Pakistan apparently not terror-related

LONDON (AP) — A British security official says today’s situation on board a commercial airliner from Pakistan to England doesn’t appear to be terror-related, although police are still investigating. The British military scrambled fighter jets […]

05/24/2013

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UK arrests 2 men over incident with Pakistan plane

LONDON (AP) — Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after an incident on a plane flying from Pakistan to Britain, officials said, rattling the U.K. just days a British […]

05/24/2013

Mohammed Sohel Rana, owner of a building that collapsed in Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Bangladesh building collapse toll hits 675

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi police are investigating possible murder charges against the owner of a shoddily built factory that collapsed nearly two weeks ago after the wife of a garment worker crushed in the […]

05/06/2013

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CA woman gets prison in terrorism funding case

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California woman was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for wiring money to Pakistan to help fund terrorist attacks against U.S. military personnel.

03/29/2013

Malala Yousufzai

Shot Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai writing book

LONDON (AP) — Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban as she returned home from school, is writing a book about the traumatic event and her long-running campaign to promote children’s education.

03/28/2013

Daniel Pearl Foundation taps 2 journalists for fellowships

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Daniel Pearl Foundation, named for the Wall Street Journal reporter killed in 2002 by terrorists in Pakistan, announced today the selection of two journalists for fellowships. Click to listen to an interview with the foundation’s exec. director.

03/25/2013

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Ex-Pakistani strongman vows return ahead of vote

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) – Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf says he doesn’t fear arrest despite facing criminal charges and he vows to return to his homeland and contest upcoming elections after more than four years in exile.

03/23/2013

Malala Yousufzai

Girl shot by Taliban discharged from UK hospital

LONDON (AP) — Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai has been discharged from a British hospital where she had been receiving treatment for nearly four months after being shot in the head by the Taliban.

02/08/2013

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