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Prime Minister of Pakistan to Be Charged with Contempt of Court

Prime Minister of Pakistan to Be Charged with Contempt of Court

TONY ASHBY/AFP/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — In a move sure to further destabilize government in Islamabad, the top court in Pakistan has decided to proceed with contempt of court charges against Prime Minister Yousaf Gilani for refusing to reopen a corru…

Bin Laden Raid: Will CIA’s Secret Doctor Face Treason Trial?

Bin Laden Raid: Will CIA’s Secret Doctor Face Treason Trial?

AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Pakistan is re-examining the fate of the Pakistani doctor who allegedly helped the CIA gather information on the hideout of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden through a fake vaccination program after a top U.S…

Pakistan: US Friendly Fire Report ‘Unacceptable’

Pakistan: US Friendly Fire Report ‘Unacceptable’

George Doyle/Thinkstock(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — The Pakistani military roundly rejected a U.S. investigative report into the November friendly fire incident that resulted in the deaths of 24 Pakistani soldiers, saying the implication that Pakistan deser…

CIA Drone Strike Kills Senior Al Qaeda Planner

CIA Drone Strike Kills Senior Al Qaeda Planner

JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official confirms that a drone strike in Pakistan’s tribal areas last week killed Aslam Awan, a Pakistani militant who was a senior operations planner for al Qaeda.The official described Awan as &…

NATO Supplies to Afghanistan Keep Flowing, But at a Price

NATO Supplies to Afghanistan Keep Flowing, But at a Price

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — It’s been almost two months since Pakistan closed the two key border crossings into Afghanistan used to supply NATO troops in Afghanistan, and though alternate routes have kept the supplies flowing, the finan…

New Doubts Pakistani Taliban Leader Was Killed in US Drone Strike

New Doubts Pakistani Taliban Leader Was Killed in US Drone Strike

JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — Without DNA evidence, there is little chance of proving that Pakistan’s Taliban leader was killed in a recent drone strike, according to the Pakistani interior minister.Reports first surfaced Sunday that Hakimu…

Pakistan Drone Attack Kills at Least 4 Suspected Militants

Pakistan Drone Attack Kills at Least 4 Suspected Militants

File photo. (Stocktrek Images/Getty Images)(ISLAMABAD) — A drone attack in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, near Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan, killed at least four suspected militants Thursday, according to initial reports.The four were …

Lull in US Drone Strikes Aiding Enemy in Pakistan

Lull in US Drone Strikes Aiding Enemy in Pakistan

Stocktrek Images/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — Fewer U.S. drone strikes against enemy targets in Pakistan recently have allowed the Taliban, al Qaeda, and other extremists groups to become stronger and more dangerous.There were close to 120 missile attack…

Lull in US Drone Strikes Aiding Enemy in Pakistan

Lull in US Drone Strikes Aiding Enemy in Pakistan

Stocktrek Images/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — Fewer U.S. drone strikes against enemy targets in Pakistan recently have allowed the Taliban, al Qaeda, and other extremists groups to become stronger and more dangerous.There were close to 120 missile attack…

What To Watch For In 2012 Around the Globe

What To Watch For In 2012 Around the Globe

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — With just two days into the New Year, there are at least five big global stories to watch out for as the coming days and months unfold.1. Iran and the bomb. Already in this young year, Iran has test-fired long-range …

Pakistani President Warns of Military Takeover

Pakistani President Warns of Military Takeover

Chris Hondros/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is hoping to head off a potential military coup by imploring Pakistanis to reject attempts at usurping democracy.Zardari made his remarks Tuesday in southern Sindh province on…

Pakistan Military Rescinds Invitation to CENTCOM Chief

Pakistan Military Rescinds Invitation to CENTCOM Chief

Photos. com/George Doyle/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Pakistan’s military has rescinded an invitation to CENTCOM Chief Gen. James Mattis to unveil in person the results of the investigation into the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers, according to a sen…

US Takes Some Blame in Deadly Pakistan Friendly Fire Incident

US Takes Some Blame in Deadly Pakistan Friendly Fire Incident

Photos [dot] com/George Doyle/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — A United States military investigation has accepted some blame for the deadliest friendly-fire incident of the Afghan war, but ultimately concluded the airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers …

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