Pakistan

Wounded Afghans lie on a bed at a hospital after a bomb attacks in the city of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.
Mohammad Anwar Danishyar/AP Photo
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 11:06 am
The Taliban announced Wednesday they are sending a high-level delegation to Pakistan's capital as part of a tour that has included Russia, China and Iran in a push to resurrect an Afghanistan peace deal with Washington that seemed imminent just a month ago.
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American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan.
AP Photo, File
May 23, 2019 - 9:51 am
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 has been released from prison. John Walker Lindh, 38, was released Thursday from the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, according to the federal...
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A Pakistani Kashmiri carries his belonging and walks through a market at his hometown in Chakoti on the violent border that separates the Himalayan region of Kashmir between Pakistan and India, Saturday, March 2, 2019.
Roshan Mughal/AP Photo
March 03, 2019 - 9:18 am
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Residents near the disputed boundary in divided Kashmir region said Sunday it was quiet overnight, their first lull since a dangerous escalation between Pakistan and India erupted last week bringing the two nuclear-armed rivals close to full-out war. Many villagers...
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Indian policemen and media person wait for the return of Indian pilot at India Pakistan border at Wagah, 28 kilometers (17.5 miles) from Amritsar, India, Friday, March 1, 2019.
Prabhjot Gill/AP Photo
March 01, 2019 - 8:27 am
By Zaheer Babar, Associated Press WAGAH, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials brought a captured Indian pilot to a border crossing with India for handover on Friday, a "gesture of peace" promised by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan amid a dramatic escalation with the country's archrival over the...
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The US called for restraint after long-standing rivals India and Pakistan launched airstrikes against each other for the first time since 1971, raising fears of an escalating conflict between the two nuclear powers.
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February 27, 2019 - 10:06 pm
By Nicole Gaouette, CNN (CNN) -- The US called for restraint after long-standing rivals India and Pakistan launched airstrikes against each other for the first time since 1971, raising fears of an escalating conflict between the two nuclear powers. Both countries declared Wednesday that they don't...
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Indian army soldiers arrive at the wreckage of an an Indian helicopter after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019.
Mukhtar Khan/AP Photo
February 27, 2019 - 11:11 am
MUZAFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military said Wednesday it shot down two Indian warplanes in the disputed region of Kashmir and captured a pilot, answering an airstrike a day earlier by Indian fighter jets inside Pakistan and raising tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals to a level...
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Kashmiri villagers gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019.
Mukhtar Khan/AP Photo
February 27, 2019 - 8:14 am
UPDATED: 8:57 a.m. By ROSHAN MUGHAL and AIJAZ HUSSAIN, Associated Press MUZAFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military said Wednesday it shot down two Indian warplanes in the disputed region of Kashmir and captured a pilot, raising tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals to a level unseen in...
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Indian Army's General Officer Commanding of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps Lt. Gen. K.J.S. Dhillon, center, speaks as Inspector General of Police Swayam Prakash Pani, left, and Inspector General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) operation Zulfiqar Hassa
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February 19, 2019 - 8:20 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister offered to hold talks with India, even as he warned New Delhi to refrain from launching any attacks on his country following last week's suicide bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Imran Khan said he hoped "better sense" would prevail after the attack on...
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