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- Pakistan military says strikes kill 44 suspected militants Updated: May-02-15 11:49 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military says airstrikes have killed 44 suspected militants in the tribal region near the Afghan border.
- AP-GfK Poll: Most favor drone strikes, even on Americans Updated: May-01-15 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Most Americans support using drones to target and kill members of terrorist groups overseas, and a large majority think it's acceptable to target American citizens if they are members of terrorist organizations, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
- Pakistanis see double standard in drone strikes Updated: May-01-15 6:51 am
ISLAMABAD - People in Pakistan who live under the threat of U.S. drone strikes see a double standard at work in Washington.
- AP Poll: Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists Updated: May-01-15 3:22 am
WASHINGTON - Nearly three-quarters of Americans say it's acceptable for the U.S. to use an unmanned aerial drone to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror organization, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
- Pakistan court jails 10 for involvement in attack on Malala Updated: Apr-30-15 1:36 pm
MINGORA, Pakistan - A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced 10 militants to life in prison for their involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, a public prosecutor said.
- Pakistan drops case against ex-CIA chief, agency's lawyer Updated: Apr-30-15 3:55 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani police dropped a case that was recently registered against a former CIA station chief and a former agency lawyer over a 2009 drone strike that killed two people in a tribal region, police said Thursday.
- Police: Pakistan guard shoots, kills himself at US Consulate Updated: Apr-28-15 8:01 am
LAHORE, Pakistan - A Pakistani private guard shot and killed himself Tuesday in front of the U.S. Consulate in the eastern city of Lahore, police said.
- In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position Updated: Apr-27-15 9:36 pm
BEIJING - Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that killed more than 4,000 people.
- Firebrand, survivor face off in UK's wildest election race Updated: Apr-27-15 6:52 am
BRADFORD, England - Naz Shah is running for Parliament, but she is hardly a typical British politician. She grew up in poverty in a Pakistani-immigrant family, fled a teenage forced marriage and campaigned to free her mother, imprisoned for murder after poisoning an abusive partner.
- Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes' Updated: Apr-24-15 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. investigators took months to piece together evidence that led to the conclusion that drone strikes had killed two Western hostages and two Americans who worked for al-Qaida, U.S. officials said Friday.
- Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack Updated: Apr-24-15 11:01 am
MILAN - Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor said Friday.
- US hostage killed in drone strike was former NY professor Updated: Apr-24-15 8:28 am
OSWEGO, New York - The American aid worker killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan was a former professor at a state college in upstate New York.
- Pakistan expresses shock over deaths of US, Italian hostage Updated: Apr-24-15 4:17 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has expressed "shock and sorrow" over the inadvertent deaths of an American and an Italian hostage held by al-Qaida in a U.S. drone strike in January near the Afghan border.
- American, Italian hostages killed in US drone strike Updated: Apr-23-15 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON - Blaming the "fog of war," President Barack Obama revealed Thursday that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American and an Italian, two hostages held by al-Qaida, as well as two other Americans who had leadership roles with the terror network.
- Mistaken killings by US drone show limits of spycraft Updated: Apr-23-15 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON - The accidental killing of al-Qaida hostages in Pakistan by a U.S. drone, which President Barack Obama called a regrettable mistake, illustrates the limitations of U.S. intelligence even in a region that has been closely watched for more than a decade.
- Profiles of 4 killed by drones: aid workers, terror suspects Updated: Apr-23-15 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON - A look at the lives of four men - two Western hostages and two American terror suspects - who were killed by CIA drone strikes in Pakistan.
- Pakistan militant mourns loss of al-Qaida commander Updated: Apr-23-15 1:55 pm
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan - A former spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban says an al-Qaida commander killed by a CIA drone strike played an important role in the 'war against America.'
- American killed in Pakistan was working to develop economy Updated: Apr-23-15 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON - A 73-year-old American hostage killed by a CIA drone strike in Pakistan was an international development worker whose family described him as passionate about helping people out of poverty.
- Italy shocked by aid worker's death in US drone strike Updated: Apr-23-15 1:01 pm
ROME - The Italian government on Thursday deplored the death of an Italian aid worker in a U.S. airstrike, calling it a "fatal error" by the Americans.
- Man seeks to erase terrorism conviction, blames attorney Updated: Apr-22-15 5:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A California man's long battle to overturn his high-profile terrorism conviction faced a key courtroom test Wednesday.
- Afghan deportees from Iran return to a home they barely know Updated: Apr-22-15 2:17 am
ISLAM QALA, Afghanistan - Tajigul Haidary had overstayed her residents' visa in Iran and was expecting just a hefty fine when she went to renew it, she said. Instead, she was arrested as an illegal immigrant, imprisoned, held in a transit center with hundreds of other Afghans and, early this week, deported at a dusty border point back to Afghanistan.
- Chinese president applauds Pakistan's anti-terror efforts Updated: Apr-21-15 9:41 am
ISLAMABAD - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday applauded Pakistan's anti-terrorism efforts and vowed his nation would continue to stand by its neighbor as he wrapped up a two-day visit meant to boost bilateral ties and assure Islamabad of Beijing's support.
- China's Xi Jinping to visit close ally Pakistan Updated: Apr-17-15 3:16 am
BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Pakistan next week to oversee agreements on pipelines, power plants and other projects as part of a massive $46 billion joint development program that Beijing hopes will stabilize its longtime ally's economy and extend China's influence in western Asia.
- Pakistani court stays executions of 6 convicted militants Updated: Apr-16-15 5:01 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's top court has halted the executions of six suspects sentenced by military courts on charges ranging from terrorism, murder to suicide bombing and kidnapping for ransom, after allegations that the legal proceedings against them were unlawful.