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2015-04-09 20:21:12

TORONTO, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Random House Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, has acquired world rights to the much anticipated book by the internationally renowned,

2008-10-11 12:00:10

By Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- U.S. missile attacks on suspected militants in Pakistan's northwest near Afghanistan are undermining the war on terror and "helping the terrorists," the Muslim nation's Foreign Ministry said Friday.

2008-10-10 09:00:21

By Associated Press DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan -- A suspected U.S. missile strike targeted two areas in a Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border Thursday, killing at least nine people, intelligence officials said. The strikes appeared to be part of a surge in U.S.

2008-10-06 00:00:13

By The Associated Press DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) - Militants on Saturday buried the bodies of Arab comrades who were among at least 20 people killed when suspected U.S. missiles hit a house near the Afghan border, Pakistani officials said.

2008-09-22 21:00:09

By Stephen Graham ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Taliban militants based near the Afghan border and their al-Qaida allies are the most likely suspects behind a massive truck bombing at Islamabad's Marriott Hotel, officials and experts said Sunday. At least 53 died in the explosion, including two U.S.

2008-09-12 12:00:11

A suspected US missile strike killed 12 people in north-western Pakistan today. Intelligence officials said missiles struck a home near Miran Shah, the main town in the North Waziristan tribal region, before dawn.

2008-08-13 18:00:16

By Riaz Khan Associated Press PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Pakistani Taliban declared "open war" Tuesday in response to military offensives in the northwest, saying it staged a bombing that destroyed an air force truck and killed up to 14 people, including a child.

2008-08-04 09:00:17

By ANNA JOHNSON By Anna Johnson The Associated Press CAIRO, Egypt Al-Qaida confirmed Sunday the death of a top commander accused of training the suicide bombers who killed 17 Norfolk-based sailors on the destroyer Cole eight years ago.


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