The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, according to current and former US officials.
Pakistan’s military says warplanes have struck three militant hideouts in a Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border, killing 35 fighters.
Raging monsoon floods sweeping across India and Pakistan have killed more than 400 people, authorities said Tuesday, warning hundreds of thousands more to be prepared to flee their homes as helicopters and boats raced to save marooned victims.
By Linda B. Bolido
When The Citizens Foundation (TCF) set out on its campaign to help reduce illiteracy in Pakistan, which has the second largest out-of-school population in the world, the founders realized a key issue they had to address was “getting teachers to school.”
Soldiers were battling Sunday to rescue thousands trapped by Indian Kashmir’s worst flooding for half a century which has killed at least 150 people and left the main city of Srinagar under water.