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Despite Nobel win, Pakistan’s Malala hated by many at home

Malala Yousafzai poses with a bouquet after speaking during a media conference at the Library of Birmingham, in Birmingham, England, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, after she was named as winner of The Nobel Peace Prize. AP

Malala Yousafzai may have won the Nobel Peace Prize, but she remains an object of hate for many Pakistanis who view her as a Western agent on a mission to shame her country.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

India, Pakistan exchange fire over Kashmir border

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Indian and Pakistani troops have fired bullets and mortar shells across the border between Kashmir and Pakistan for a second day, with both accusing the other of provoking the violence.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Errant Taliban tweet exposes spokesman’s location

An Afghan security guard stands at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing several people and wounding over a dozen others, police said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

An apparently errant tweet by the Taliban’s spokesman in Afghanistan gave his location as being in neighboring Pakistan.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gaps

CIA Director John Brennan, center, departs after a closed briefing with the Senate Intelligence Committee and its chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP

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.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill 35 militants

A Pakistani youth, center, who was displaced with his family from Pakistan's tribal area of Bajur, due to fighting between the Taliban and the army, cools off under a hand pump, during a heat wave on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Pakistanis are facing a shortage of clean drinking water due to the low level of water in the country's dams. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Pakistan’s military says warplanes have struck three militant hideouts in a Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border, killing 35 fighters.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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