News headlines for “War on Terror”, page 5

  1. U.S. Probe of Border Attack Hardened Pakistani Suspicions

    Wednesday, January 25, 2012

    The Pakistani military leadership's response to the U.S. report on its helicopter attack on two Pakistani border posts Nov. 26 assailed the credibility of the investigation by Air Force Brig. Gen. Steven Clark and expressed doubt that the attack could have been 'accidental'.

  2. U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks

    Tuesday, January 24, 2012

    The U.S. State Department Tuesday 'strongly' condemned recent lethal attacks carried out by the Islamist group Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, but also warned against an excessive reaction by the government's security forces.

  3. HONDURAS: Pressed by the U.S., Lobo Amends Extradition Laws

    Friday, January 20, 2012

    Following a surprise meeting between President Porfirio Lobo and U.S. government officials, Honduran lawmakers voted to amend the constitution to allow extradition of its nationals.

  4. PAKISTAN: Taliban Bombs Get Deadlier

    Friday, January 20, 2012

    In their efforts to kill and injure more people as part of a terror campaign in northern Pakistan, the Taliban militia have resorted to lacing bombs with toxic chemicals that leave survivors with complicated wounds.

  5. PAKISTAN: Forests Fall Victim to the Taliban

    Tuesday, January 17, 2012

    The forests of northwestern Pakistan have become the latest victim of the Taliban’s increasingly desperate quest for resources to sustain and fund its military programme.

  6. PAKISTAN: New Price Tags on Stranded NATO Supplies

    Thursday, January 12, 2012

    From a distance, the neatly stacked red, blue and orange containers suggest that business is good at Karachi’s Kemari port.

  7. U.S.: A Decade in the Purgatory Called Guantanamo

    Wednesday, January 11, 2012

    Hundreds of protesters, dozens outfitted in orange jumpsuits and black hoods, took to the streets outside the White House on Wednesday to demonstrate against torture and indefinite detention on the 10th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. prison facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

  8. PAKISTAN: Girls Defuse This Taliban Bomb

    Wednesday, January 04, 2012

    Suicide bombing is down, bomb attacks are fewer, but the Taliban are keeping up attacks on girls’ schools. In retaliation, a growing number of girls are going for school education — without school buildings.

  9. Nigeria on Edge Trying to Avert North-South Clashes

    Monday, January 02, 2012

    Africa’s top oil producer is on edge, poised to deter possible sectarian clashes between Muslims in the north and Christians in the south, while Christians are becoming more vulnerable to attacks from Islamist militants.

  10. Defence Act Affirms Indefinite Detention of U.S. Citizens

    Friday, December 30, 2011

    Civil liberties groups and many citizen activists are outraged over language in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2011 (NDAA) that appears to lay the legal groundwork for indefinite detention of U.S. citizens without trial.

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