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Pakistan Says Karzai Working With Taliban

As Afghanistan says Pakistan is useless in peace process

(Newser) - The rift between Pakistan and Afghanistan appears to be growing. Pakistani intelligence yesterday accused Hamid Karzai's administration of working with Taliban groups allied with Pakistan's main Taliban faction, Tehrik-e-Taliban. In testimony before Pakistan's Supreme Court, the ISI said elements from Afghanistan were providing "strong support" for... More »

Pakistan Taliban Vows Revenge Attack on US

Wali-ur-Rehman says France, Britain are also targets

(Newser) - To take revenge for Osama bin Laden's death, the Pakistani Taliban has threatened to attack the US and its allies. "Soon you will see attacks against America and NATO countries, and our first priorities in Europe will be France and Britain," deputy leader Wali-ur-Rehman says in a... More »

US Strike Kills Wife of Pakistan Taliban Chief

(Newser) - A US missile strike today in Pakistan's lawless tribal region killed a wife of Baitullah Mehsud, the Taliban commander, the AP reports. Mehsud has been accused of orchestrating dozens of suicide attacks in Pakistan, including the assassination of former PM Benazir Bhutto in December 2007. The US, as usual, did... More »

Taliban Warns Pakistan of Major Attacks

Tells residents to flee after blasts in two more cities kill 11

(Newser) - The Taliban claimed responsibility for bombings in two more Pakistani cities today that killed at least 11 and promised that more attacks were on the way, the New York Times reports. The group also took credit for yesterday's bombing in Lahore that killed 26, calling the new wave of assaults... More »

Next Wave of Terrorist Plotters: White Men

Concern grows over US, EU citizens trained in Pakistan

(Newser) - US officials are increasingly worried that the next terror attack could be perpetrated by Americans or citizens of the European Union, MSNBC reports. Three German citizens—two ethnically German—were arrested last week in a plot to destroy a club frequented by US military personnel. The arrests have drawn attention... More »

Pakistan Near Ceasefire Deal With Militants

Leader linked to Bhutto murder calls off attacks amid peace talks

(Newser) - Pakistan’s new government is near a ceasefire deal with militants, the New York Times reports, as a top rebel commander has ordered his forces to stop attacks. Baitullah Mehsud, thought to have organized the December assassination of Benazir Bhutto, ordered a ban on “provocative activities for the sake... More »

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