By SEBASTIAN ABBOTAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's "Day of Love for the Prophet" turned into a deadly day of gunfire, tear gas and arson.
Thousands angered by an anti-Muslim film ignored pleas for peaceful rallies and rampaged in several Pakistani cities Friday in battles with
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pakistan's foreign minister revealed Thursday that her country would soon hold confidential talks with the United States and Afghanistan to improve a three-way counterterrorism relationship beset by misunderstandings,
By BEN FELLER and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Images of angry mobs in Arab cities burning American flags and attacking U.S. diplomatic posts suggest the Muslim world is no less enraged at the United States than when President George W. Bush had to duck shoes hurled at him in
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The American embassy in Islamabad, in a bid to tamp down public rage over the anti-Islam film produced in the U.S., is spending $70,000 to air an ad on Pakistani television that features President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal appeals court judges Thursday questioned the CIA's efforts to block information on the use of unmanned drones to kill suspected terrorists.
A lower court federal judge sided with the CIA last year and dismissed a lawsuit by
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is warning Americans to avoid non-essential travel to Pakistan as protests over an anti-Islam video grow and turn violent.
The department issued an alert Thursday. It's stepping up existing advice for Americans to be aware of the
By MUNIR AHMED and REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - U.S. Embassy advertisements condemning an anti-Islam video appeared on Pakistani television on Thursday in an attempt to undercut anger against the United States, where the film was produced. Hundreds of youths, however,
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday backed the naming and shaming of governments and armed groups that recruit, kill or sexually attack children in armed conflicts over protests from Russia, China, Pakistan and Azerbaijan.
By GREG KELLER and LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - A French magazine published vulgar caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad on Wednesday, brandishing its right to free speech amid global tensions over a movie insulting to Islam.
In response, the French government ordered embassies and
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The end game in Afghanistan is off to a shaky start.
Just as the last U.S. "surge" troops leave the country, trouble is breaking out in ways that go to the core of the strategy for winding down the U.S. and allied