International News Archive - June 23, 2008

By The Associated Press As of Saturday, June 21, 2008, at least 4,102 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action.

Text of article by Khalid Aziz headlined "Crisis in Pakistan-US relations" published by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 23 June A few days ago I had the opportunity to present a paper, "FATA [Federally Administered Tribal Areas]: internal security and Pakistan's international obligations," to a conference in Islamabad.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.