Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan

Oct. 4, 2009 photo of Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud,  right, holding a rocket launcher with his comrades in Sararogha of Pakistani tribal area of South Waziristan along the Afghanistan border. (AP Photo/Ishtiaq Mehsud, File)

Officials: US drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A U.S. drone strike Friday killed Hakimullah Mehsud, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, in a major blow to the group that came after the government said it had started peace […]

11/01/2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Secretary John McHugh, right, watch an Army carry team move a transfer case containing the remains of Pfc. Cody J. Patterson on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Patterson, 24, of Philomath, Ore., died Oct. 6 in Zhari district, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)

10 photos of the week

Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. […]

10/10/2013

Pakistani Christians chant slogans during a protest to condemn a suicide bombing on a church in Peshawar,  Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.  (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

Pakistani Christians protest deadly church bombing

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani Christians rallied Monday to denounce the deadliest attack ever in this country against the religious minority as the death toll from the church bombings the day before climbed to 85. […]

09/23/2013

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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