More Pakistan Articles

  • Afghanistan criticizes Pakistan; policeman killed

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan intelligence service accused Pakistan on Wednesday of stoking instability in the country by backing militants who stage attacks in Afghanistan. Spokesman Hasib Sediqi of the National Directorate for Security charged that recent attacks in Afghanistan were...

  • Pakistan police foil attack against PM's home

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police fought for more than 10 hours with militants they said were planning to attack the home of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, officials said Thursday. An intelligence officer and two militants were killed when the shootout erupted during an overnight operation in...

  • Malala Yousafzai meets with Nigerian president, gets told missing girls will return home 'soon'

    Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani activist shot two years ago, met with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday and was told the abducted schoolgirls "will return to their homes soon."

  • A rare look inside Pakistan's militant haven

    MIRAN SHAH, Pakistan (AP) — The streets of the one-time militant haven of Miran Shah were all but deserted, with only a few donkeys wandering around and soldiers standing guard in the alleys and roads. The destroyed buildings were testament to the ferocity of a government operation to clear...

  • Officials: US drone strike in Pakistan kills 6

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A suspected American drone fired two missiles at a compound in a troubled Pakistani tribal region on Thursday, killing six militants, two intelligence officials said. The strike happened in the town of in Datta Khel in North Waziristan, where Pakistan army...

  • Malala Yousafzai, shot by Taliban, still campaigning for women's education

    Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani activist who was shot in the head two years ago, has not slowed down in her quest to bring education to girls around the world.

  • Pakistani woman burned alive for refusing marriage proposal

    A 20-year-old woman was doused with gasoline and set on fire after her family refused the marriage proposal of a 26-year-old man, according to the Express Tribune.

  • 'Honor killing': Pakistani newlyweds decapitated for marrying without family's consent

    Two Pakistani newlyweds were decapitated with a butcher's knife by the bride's family for marrying without their consent, according to a report from the Associated Press. Seventeen-year-old Muafia Bibi and her 30-year-old husband, Sajjad Ahmed, were married on June 19 in Satrah village. The...

  • Pakistan begins ground offensive against militants

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan launched a ground offensive against militant strongholds near the Afghan border on Monday after evacuating nearly half a million people from the region, the army said, in the most significant escalation of a two-week long operation to root out insurgents trying to...

  • Poll: Americans by nearly 2-1 disapprove of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    President Obama has failed to convince Americans that his swap of five dangerous Taliban leaders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was the right thing to do, with the number of those disagreeing with his abrupt decision growing, according to a new poll. Rasmussen Reports said that 54 percent disagree...

  • Mainstream Media Scream: Ed Schultz says there's 'nothing American about Ted Cruz'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features MSNBC's "Ed Show" host Ed Schultz slapping down Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's criticism of President Obama's prisoner swap and even suggesting that Cruz's view is un-American.



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