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By PBS NewsHour
Pakistani security officials raided a former militant camp Sunday and arrested 12 men suspected of orchestrating last month's attacks on Mumbai, India, including the alleged mastermind of the assault.
Senior NewsHour correspondent Gwen Ifill reflected on President-elect Barack Obama's recent nomination of Hillary Clinton as secretary of state and the transition process in a reporter's notebook.
President-elect Barack Obama has chosen New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, his fierce competitor for the Democratic presidential nomination, as his pick for the high-profile Cabinet post of secretary of state in his new administration.
At least 78 people were killed and 200 wounded Wednesday when gunmen opened fire on a crowded train station, luxury hotels and a restaurant popular with tourists in Mumbai, India's financial capital, a top state official said.
North Korea said Friday it has stopped disabling its nuclear reactor in Yongbyon and that it no longer wants to be taken off a U.S. list of states that sponsor terrorism.
Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili signed a cease-fire deal with Russia Friday, while asserting that Georgia would "never, ever surrender" to Moscow. Experts discuss Saakashvili's role in the regional conflict.
The Bush administration signaled policy shifts Friday by agreeing to set a "time horizon" for Iraq troop reductions and sending a top U.S. envoy to Iranian nuclear talks. Analyst Michael Rubin and columnist Trudy Rubin examine the moves.
North Korea demolished the cooling tower at its plutonium-producing reactor Friday, blasting apart the cylindrical structure in Yongbyon as a sign of its commitment to stop making plutonium for atomic bombs.
North Korea handed over a long-awaited accounting of its nuclear work to Chinese officials Thursday, fulfilling a key step in the denuclearization process.
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