Pakistan officials said a suicide car bomb in Lahore on Monday killed 12, and also announced the arrest of a suspected US Al Qaeda member from Pennsylvania.
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Lahore, Pakistan's cultural capital, may have its share of militants. But Lahore fashion week defied rumors of Talibanization in the country's cultural capital.
The US says it doesn't work with the security firm Blackwater in Pakistan, and the Pakistani government insists no Blackwater employees are working in the country. But many Pakistanis doubt those assertions, complicating US efforts to build trust.
After last week's Afghanistan conference in London, Afghan President Hamid Karzai returned home optimistic, with money pledged for reconciliation with the Taliban and promises that his government will soon be given control over half of Western aid.
In a move that could shed light on Pakistan’s intelligence services, the Supreme Court is investigating the extrajudicial detention of more than 1,000 Pakistanis after 9/11, some of whom are still missing.
New report says Islamist militant strikes in Pakistan rose 45 percent in 2009, with a total of 2,586 attacks. Eighty-seven of the terrorist attacks were suicide bombers. As the year ended, more of the attacks targeted civilians.
A worker pulls himself through a bed of 'Wishing Spheres' in Singapore on Jan. 4. People wrote their wishes for 2010 on the spheres, which were illuminated in the marina as part of the city-state's New Year's celebrations.
The government resolved a two-decade conflict over how to share the nation’s revenue. Redistributing wealth – even by a few percentage points – is a first step toward easing the hostilities that have fueled bloody insurgencies and stalled important energy projects.
On Tuesday, the latest Taliban bomb went off in Peshawar, killing three. The Taliban targets upscale buildings and neighborhoods, but many of the injured – and those hit hardest economically by the bombings in Pakistan – are the poor.