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2008-11-13 03:00:07

The commercial attache of Iran's consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan, was kidnapped Thursday after gunmen shot and killed his guard, police told GEO TV.

2008-11-13 03:00:01

A suicide vehicle-bomb attack Thursday on a U.S. military convoy in Afghanistan killed at least 10 Afghan civilians and one U.S. soldier, authorities said.

2008-11-07 06:00:07

By Jim Michaels WASHINGTON -- Afghanistan's government has stepped up efforts to win the cooperation of tribal leaders to try to build security at the village level and fend off the Taliban.

2008-11-05 15:00:12

Civilians including women and children were killed in a U.S. air strike aimed at Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Kandihar province, Afghan officials said.

2008-11-03 18:00:06

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is urging a top U.S. military commander to halt drone missile attacks targeting Taliban militants inside Pakistan. Zardari, meeting Monday in Islamabad with Gen. David Petraeus, the new head of the U.S.

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2008-11-03 16:00:00

A French aid worker was kidnapped and two people who tried to help him were shot to death in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, authorities said.

2008-10-29 15:00:11

Pakistan said it lodged a formal protest Wednesday over a U.S. missile attack in its territory and demanded a halt to any such strikes in the future. The Foreign Ministry told the U.S.

2008-10-20 15:00:13

A suicide bomber struck a German military convoy in northern Afghanistan Monday, killing two German soldiers and five children, NATO officials report. The bomber was traveling on a bicycle when he detonated his explosives near Kunduz, Germany's Deutsche Welle reported.

2008-10-12 09:00:18

Text of report by private Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press news agency Kandahar, 12 October: Mine blasts have killed five civilians.

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.