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Stories with place: Islamabad
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.