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Plight of world's women must be addressed

Plight of world's women must be addressed

Saturday is International Women’s Day, a 105-year-old annual call to action for women’s equality. But for many women and girls around the world, its most basic promise of freedom remains unfulfilled.

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Raymond Graap and Schuyler Hilts: Address your representative about need to get rid of nuclear arms

As members of Physicians for Social Responsibility, we want to encourage each of you to write to a member of Congress about the dangers of nuclear weapons.

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Gil Shapiro: Israeli-Palestinian peace is unachievable. Now what?

Gil Shapiro: Israeli-Palestinian peace is unachievable. Now what?

People are more important than things.

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Pakistan releases 7 Taliban prisoners

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan announced Saturday it was releasing seven more Taliban prisoners in a diplomatic overture designed to help end nearly 12 years of war in neighboring Afghanistan, but doubts linger over whether the men will actually help advance peace negotiations or simply head back to t…

September 07, 2013 11:35 am

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September 07, 2013 11:35 am

4 Americans killed since 2009 in US drone strikes

WASHINGTON — Four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen, the Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama.

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Pakistan's presumptive prime minister sends US mixed messages

Pakistan's presumptive prime minister sends US mixed messages

RAIWIND, Pakistan - Pakistan's presumptive prime minister said Monday that he wants good relations with the United States but criticized American drone strikes on militants as a violation of the country's sovereignty - perhaps hinting the government's grudging compliance may change.

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Short take: When in doubt, blame the media

How sad that Robert Archibald, president of the Missouri History Museum, and the Pakistani Taliban would have the same problem in the same week — the media.

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President Obama makes surprise trip to Afghanistan

President Obama makes surprise trip to Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Under intense security and the cover of night, President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan today to sign an agreement cementing a U.S. commitment to the nation after the long and unpopular war comes to an end.

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Pakistani acid-attack victim commits suicide

Pakistani acid-attack victim commits suicide

ISLAMABAD  — Pakistani acid attack victim Fakhra Younus had endured more than three dozen surgeries over more than a decade to repair her severely damaged face and body when she finally decided life was no longer worth living.

March 28, 2012 3:27 pmLoading…

Hillary Clinton spars with Pakistanis full of resentment for US

ISLAMABAD — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton faced sharp rebukes from Pakistani audiences Friday, including one woman who accused the U.S. of conducting "executions without trial" in aerial drone strikes. Verbally slapping back, Clinton questioned Pakistan's commitment to fighting t…

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Murky 'Soldiers of God' raising a violent profile in Iran

Murky 'Soldiers of God' raising a violent profile in Iran

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Seven years ago, a little-known group called Jundallah emerged in Iran with claims to fight for the rights of minority Sunnis in the unruly tribal areas near the border with Pakistan.

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3 principles against Afghanistan buildup

It is crunch time on Afghanistan, so here's my vote: We need to be thinking about how to reduce our footprint and our goals there in a responsible way, not dig in deeper. We simply do not have the Afghan partners, the NATO allies, the domestic support, the financial resources or the national…

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Day of destruction in 2 nations

Day of destruction in 2 nations

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Militants in Pakistan and Afghanistan punctuated U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's arrival with deadly attacks on Wednesday, underscoring their ability to cause chaos even in the face of offensives on both sides of the border.

October 29, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Day of destruction in 2 nations

Day of destruction in 2 nations

 

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Day of destruction in 2 nations

Day of destruction in 2 nations

 

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Feds foil plot by pair to attack Danish paper

Feds foil plot by pair to attack Danish paper

CHICAGO — As boys, David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Hussain Rana studied military strategies at one of Pakistan's most storied cadet colleges.

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