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...strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." A suicide car bomb in a busy market area in Peshawar, Pakistan, killed 53. A surveillance plane assigned to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti crashed into a mountain, killing...
Gunmen storm Pakistan airport, killing at least 11

KARACHI, Pakistan - Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal at Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday night with machine...Airport in Karachi, named after the founder of Pakistan, nor the suicide bombing in Baluchistan province...
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Author, charity founder urged to come clean about his history the Taliban when visiting a remote part of northwestern Pakistan? Did he lie to sell books?Mortenson doesn't relish the...supporting the education of children, especially girls, in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, and it's up to him to raise...
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Perpetual war is our reality terror; especially if we continue to contribute to it with drone strikes, covert operations like those in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Bahrain, Yemen, to name a few, not to mention billions in arms sales all over the planet.And it hasn't slowed...
My Turn: Who are Begich and Sullivan fighting for?

...Okinawa Island, 40 percent of the people want the U.S. Military bases closed. And people from the Middle East all the way to Pakistan have made it clear they're sick of America's wars and Washington's influence on their governments. Sullivan is no Ron...
Gunmen, bombers kill 11 in Pakistan capital

ISLAMABAD - Gunmen stormed Pakistan's main court complex in Islamabad...militant groups are operating in Pakistan. And it raised questions of whether...shootings prevalent in other parts of Pakistan, such as Peshawar, near the tribal...
Pakistan's ruling party struggles in election with two party icons dead

...ISLAMABAD - The campaign posters for the Pakistan People's Party show both why it has...out extensive ads in newspapers and on Pakistan television touting their accomplishments...popularity, many analysts still expect the Pakistan People's Party to at least come in...
Pakistan: Malala's wounded friends back in school

MINGORA, Pakistan - For one month the dreams kept coming...attacks on girls' education and warned Pakistan will fail if girls are not educated...father says the family will return to Pakistan after his daughter is well enough.But...
Quake creates island off Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan - Alongside the carnage of Pakistan's massive earthquake came a new creation: a small island...of the earth during the 7.7-magnitude quake that hit Pakistan's Baluchistan province on Tuesday, killing at least 285...
Abduction, attacks mar run-up to Pakistan election

...kidnappings and bombings marred the run-up to Pakistan's nationwide election, capped Thursday...Saturday's election marks the first time in Pakistan's military coup-riddled history that...assembly seat under the banner of the Pakistan People's Party, one of three parties...
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