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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.