By MUNIR AHMED and ASIF SHAHZADAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's top court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case Tuesday, the latest clash between the government and a judiciary that has repeatedly pressured the country's political leaders.
The ruling is
By ABDUL SATTARAssociated Press
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - Shiites in a southwestern Pakistani city hit by a brutal terror attack refused to bury their dead Friday in protest, demanding that the government do something to protect them from what has become a barrage of bombings and shootings against
By BABA AHMED and KRISTA LARSONAssociated Press
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - France's president vowed Friday to help stop the advance of radical Islamists in Mali, a day after the al-Qaida-linked militants seized a key town not far from a regional hub where the Malian military and international aid
By KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York City financial services firm that lost the most workers in the Sept. 11 terror attacks announced that it will "adopt" 19 schools in communities hit hard by Superstorm Sandy and give a total of $10 million to families in those schools.
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the same debate, the same numbers and practically the same plan, but the White House is working harder to keep troops in Afghanistan than it did in similar but failed discussions in Iraq in 2011.
Security remains shaky in both war
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court must reverse the military commission convictions in a terrorism case even though the Obama administration believes the convictions are consistent with the Constitution and federal law, the Justice Department said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The group that equated Muslim radicals with savages in advertisements last year has put up another set of provocative ads in dozens of New York City subway stations.
The American Freedom Defense Initiative purchased space next to 228 clocks in 39 stations for ads with an image of
CAIRO (AP) - Adam Schreck, who has covered the economic and political forces reshaping the Middle East since 2008, has been named as Iraq bureau chief for The Associated Press.
The appointment was announced Tuesday by acting Middle East Editor Dan Perry.
Schreck, 36, replaces Lara Jakes, who is now
By VANESSA GERAAssociated Press
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Vladimir Lenin is not considered funny in Poland.
A Polish mobile phone operator that used a cartoon image of the Russian communist revolutionary found itself barraged by angry feedback and responded this week by stopping its advertising
By BOB CHRISTIE and BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.