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U.S./Afghan military in theater agree: U.S. needs to stay

U.S./Afghan military in theater agree: U.S. needs to stay

KHOST, Afghanistan, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Army soldiers from the 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment (4-25 FA), serving out of Forward Operating Base Clark in eastern Afghanistan met Thursday with a delegation of Afghan defense officials at a remote, hill-top outpost to discuss progress in the ongoing campaign against the Taliban insurgency.
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Pervez Musharraf to be tried for violating constitution

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said former President Pervez Musharraf will be tried for violating the constitution and detaining judges.
Pervez Musharraf released from house arrest after payment of bonds

Pervez Musharraf released from house arrest after payment of bonds

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was released from house arrest Wednesday after he paid $2,000 in surety bonds, authorities in Islamabad said.

Musharraf granted $2,000 bail in 2007 deaths at Islamabad mosque

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A judge in Pakistan granted former President Pervez Musharraf $2,000 bail on charges stemming from the 2007 deaths of more than 100 people at a mosque.
Musharraf arrested again hours after being granted bail

Musharraf arrested again hours after being granted bail

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was rearrested only hours after the country's Supreme Court granted him bail on other charges, officials say.

Pakistani Taliban says its fighters are in Syria

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 15 (UPI) -- The Pakistani Taliban says more than 100 of its fighters have reached Syria to join local rebels in their fight against President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
U.S. troops on alert in Afghanistan

U.S. troops on alert in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. commander in Afghanistan put his forces on alert, warning a series of anti-American statements by President Hamid Karzai may endanger troops.
Developers buying 'Slumdog' shacks

Developers buying 'Slumdog' shacks

MUMBAI, March 2 (UPI) -- Some residents of the Mumbai slums where the film "Slumdog Millionaire" was set say they've received enough money from developers to buy their own apartments.

U.S. military probing alleged Afghan abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. military is looking into accusations two Afghan teenagers were beaten and humiliated by guards while in U.S. custody last year, officials say.
Al-Qaida video critical of Pakistani army

Al-Qaida video critical of Pakistani army

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A video has been released by al-Qaida chastising the Pakistani military and government for the death of radical Muslim leader Abdul Rashid Ghazi.

Malaysian election set for March 8

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Malaysia's Election Commission Thursday set March 8 for a general election to decide 222 parliamentary seats, as well as hundreds of state races.

Malaysian Parliament dissolved

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Malaysians will be facing elections after the southeast Asian nation's prime minister dissolved Parliament Wednesday.

Cleric reports hundreds killed in mosque

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 8 (UPI) -- At least 335 students, mostly women, died when Pakistani forces bombed the wall of a mosque under seige by Islamists in Islamabad, a cleric claimed Sunday.

Cleric tells radical students to surrender

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 5 (UPI) -- The captured cleric of a besieged Pakistani mosque Thursday asked his radical Islamic students still in the complex to end their standoff, CNN reported.

U.N. delays release of Afghan report

KABUL, Afghanistan, June 16 (UPI) -- The United Nations has continually delayed release of a report that says many in the government of Afghanistan have records of killing, torture and rape.

Canada mourns tsunami victims

OTTAWA, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Canada's prime minister has declared Saturday a national day of mourning for tsunami victims in South Asia and Africa.

Afghan warlords promise peace

MAZAR-E SHARIF, Afghanistan, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Two rival Afghan commanders have renewed promises to end their feuding after meeting with a U.N. Security Council delegation.

U.N. team visits Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A United Nations team will visit several cities in Afghanistan this week ahead of the planned expansion of international peacekeepers.

Afghan general wants democracy

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Nov. 16 (UPI) --
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