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  • Pakistan library named 'bin Laden' as memory fades 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:58 am
  • ISLAMABAD - Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: "Library of Osama bin Laden, the Martyr."

  • Pakistan Taliban says truce over but talks ongoing 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:52 pm
  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistani Taliban said Wednesday they will not renew a ceasefire they called over a month ago to facilitate peace negotiations but said they will still continue talks with the government.

  • Pakistan judge dismisses 9 month old's murder case 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 3:58 pm
  • ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani judge dismissed an attempted murder charge Saturday that police lodged against a 9-month-old boy, ending a bizarre case that drew new criticism to the country's troubled criminal justice system.

  • Pence renews talks over Posey Co. fertilizer plant 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:22 pm
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana economic development officials have renewed talks with developers who want to build a fertilizer plant in southwestern Indiana, one year after the state withdrew its support for the project over national security concerns.

  • Iran starts joint naval drill with Pakistan 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:08 am
  • TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian state television says Iran has started a joint naval drill with the Pakistani navy east of the strategic Strait of Hormuz, through which one fifth of the world's oil supply passes.

  • AP photographer killed, reporter wounded 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:02 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan police commander opened fire Friday on two Associated Press journalists, killing Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran correspondent Kathy Gannon - the first known case of a security insider attacking journalists in Afghanistan.

  • Wounded AP correspondent chronicles Afghan unrest 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 1:26 pm
  • Associated Press correspondent Kathy Gannon, wounded Friday in a shooting that killed an AP photographer, has reported on Afghanistan for nearly three decades, chronicling the country from the Soviet occupation to the fall of the Taliban to the current presidential election and the coming withdrawal of foreign troops.

  • Militant group frees abducted Iran border guards 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 5:07 am
  • TEHRAN, Iran - A semi-official Iranian news agency is reporting that an al-Qaida-affiliated militant group operating in a lawless frontier area along the Pakistan-Iran border has released Iranian border guards abducted two months ago.

  • Feds: Man smuggled technology from US to Pakistan 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 3:31 pm
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A federal grand jury in Harrisburg has indicted a former central Pennsylvania resident on charges he smuggled technology out of the United States for use by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission.

  • US ambassador to India resigns 1 week before vote 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 12:55 am
  • NEW DELHI - The American ambassador to India said she has resigned and will retire before the end of May, ending a two-year tenure after the strip-search of an Indian diplomat in New York City badly damaged U.S.-India ties.

  • US seeking buyers for old military equipment 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 2:18 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - The United States is trying to sell or dispose of billions of dollars in military hardware, including sophisticated and highly specialized mine resistant vehicles as it packs up to leave Afghanistan after 13 years of war, officials said Monday.

  • Mixed legacy for Karzai as Afghan president 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 11:29 am
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghans go to the polls next weekend to choose a new president, and that in itself may one day be considered Hamid Karzai's greatest achievement.

  • Donors pledge $1 billion to Pakistan for education 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 12:40 pm
  • ISLAMABAD - Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says international donors have pledged to provide Pakistan with about a billion dollars over the next three years to help it provide education to millions of out-of-school children.

  • AP Interview: Afghan candidate will respect vote 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 3:02 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - One of the top three contenders in Afghanistan's presidential race said Thursday that he won't challenge the results even if he loses and suspects fraud, and he urged his opponents to do the same.

  • Bangladesh probe seeks ban of Islamist party 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:04 am
  • DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh investigators probing crimes during the country's 1971 independence war against Pakistan recommended Tuesday that the largest Islamist party be banned for alleged involvement in genocide and other offenses.

  • Correction: Malaysia-Plane-Mystery story 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 2:23 am
  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand - In a story March 19 about the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 1965 was the last year a plane carrying more than two dozen people vanished without a trace. In fact, there have been instances since then, including the 1989 disappearance of a Pakistan International Airlines plane carrying 54 people.

  • Road accident in SW Pakistan kills 35, injures 20 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 3:28 am
  • QUETTA, Pakistan - A multi-vehicle collision involving two trucks and two passenger buses on a coastal highway in southwestern Pakistan early on Saturday killed 35 people and injured 20 passengers, police said.

  • AP PHOTOS: Victims of a terror attack in Pakistan 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 4:06 am
  • ISLAMABAD - Zebunissa Abdul Rashid flips through an album of images of her late husband, stopping to share a sweet or funny story about the 72-year-old man who was killed by militants who stormed the court complex where the lawyer worked.