New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...this year. Iran said it had 465 pilgrims killed, while Egypt lost 148 and Indonesia 120.Others include Nigeria with 99, Pakistan with 89, India with 81, Mali with 70, Bangladesh with 63, Senegal with 54, Benin with 51, Cameroon with 42, Ethiopia...
Nation and World
Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

...Campbell said, however, that Afghanistan remains engaged in a violent battle against the Taliban, military operations in Pakistan have pushed fighters, including those linked to al-Qaida, into eastern and northern Afghanistan and the emergence of Islamic...
Nation and World
Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite US airstrikes

...insurgents were reinforced by militants who came from neighboring Pakistan after being driven out by a military offensive, as well as...It lies on a strategic crossroads connecting Afghanistan to Pakistan, China and Central Asia.The insurgents have had a heavy...
Nation and World
Key Afghan city falls to Taliban in major government setback

...with other insurgents, including the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan and militants driven into Afghanistan from neighboring Pakistan by an assault on their hideouts near the porous border.Gen. Murad Ali Murad, the deputy chief of army staff, said Monday's...
Nation and World
Pakistan agog as arrested top model leaves catwalk for court

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - Pakistan's top model Ayaan Ali, whose pale gray eyes have stared out of innumerable ads in this Muslim country, now only struts before the cameras coming to and from court.The 21 year old, once the face of companies...
Regional News
'They destroyed me. They just killed me'

HUSSAIN KHAN WALA, Pakistan - In this dusty town near Pakistan's border with India, families kept quiet for years...gang, with police later arresting 11 suspects.But as Pakistan recoils in horror at the scope of the abuse, the case...
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Migrant crisis: Everyone wants to be Syrian

...their identity documents altogether.Among those who had no second thoughts about ditching their true identity was Rafik from Pakistan."I'm leaving my old life behind," said Rafik, who gave only his first name because he feared repercussions when applying...
Nation and World
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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Taliban confirm death, choose successor

...were pulling out of the negotiations and Pakistan's Foreign Ministry announced the talks...that Mullah Omar fled over the border to Pakistan, where he lived under Pakistani protection...Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has sought Pakistan's help in bringing the Taliban to the...
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US kills senior Khorasan Group leader operatives who were sent from Pakistan to Syria to plot attacks on the West...demonstrates that core al-Qaida in Pakistan can still threaten the West, despite...with al-Qaida in the tribal areas of Pakistan before traveling to Syria, French officials...
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