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A suicide car bombing in northwest Pakistan killed at least 41 people on Monday. Jonathan Rugman of ITN reports.
In other news, lawmakers asked new questions on the spending of federal bailout dollars, and the Senate Judiciary Committee has delayed a vote on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor by one week.
Several hundred refugees began returning home to Pakistan's Swat Valley on Monday, part of a government repatriation program to resettle an estimated 2 million people who were displaced from their homes last spring because of fighting.
By PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama began his latest effort to open a dialogue with the Muslim world with a visit to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.
An attack on a police headquarters in Lahore, Pakistan on Wednesday that killed at least 24 came after warnings of retaliation for Pakistani army attacks on militants in the Swat region.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad challenged President Obama to a debate if he is re-elected as Iran's president next month, and in Pakistan, the Taliban has called for refugees to return to the Swat Valley. At Arlington Cemetery, President Obama paid…
As many as two million Pakistanis have fled the fighting between the Taliban and the Pakistani army, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday pledged $110 million in humanitarian aid to the region. Washington Post reporter Pamela Constable updates the…
Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari describes his country's offensive against the Taliban and other militant threats, and calls for more aid in this new "war of the world."…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
As relief agencies work to help thousands of civilians fleeing violence in western Pakistan, Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani said Thursday that militants were trying to hold the country hostage and that armed forces are working to eliminate them.
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