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Feb 25, 2014 — Moazzam Begg was held by the U.S. for three years before being released from Guantanamo in 2005. He was never charged with anything. Now, British authorities are questioning him about trips to Syria.
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Oct 17, 2012 — Polio is deadly, but so is what's required to stamp it out once and for all in Pakistan: facing down Islamist extremists. The virus thrives in Pakistan's lawless — and largely inaccessible — tribal regions. To stop polio's spread, health workers must be courageous, clever and relentless.
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Aug 15, 2012 — News reports say the militants are heavily armed and include suicide bombers. No casualties have been reported. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack on the base, which is about 50 miles from the capital, Islamabad.
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Jun 19, 2012 — Yousuf Reza Gilani had been convicted of contempt for refusing to investigate allegations of corruption against President Asif Ali Zardari. Now Gilani's party is looking to name a successor.
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Apr 26, 2012 — Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was found guilty of contempt for refusing to push for the reopening of a corruption case involving President Asif Ali Zardari. The court sentenced Gilani to a term lasting until it adjourned — just minutes later.
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Jan 11, 2012 — The first U.S. attack since a November strike killed 24 Pakistani soldiers will likely test an already frayed relationship between the two countries.
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Nov 21, 2011 — Authorities are looking to ban some very offensive language — and some pretty innocuous words as well. Among those that are on the potential list: Jesus Christ, nude and damn.
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Jul 7, 2011 — Abdul Qadeer Khan, the father of Pakistan's nuclear program, says he has documents proving the connection. Meanwhile, fears grow over terrorists' attempts to attack Pakistan's military facilities.
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May 17, 2011 — Anatol Lieven, author of the new book Pakistan: A Hard Country, argues that Pakistan has been hurt more by the ongoing war on terrorism than it's been helped by billions of dollars in U.S. military aid.
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May 9, 2011 — ABC News reports that a senior official in Pakistan's government blames "rogue or retired" Pakistani intelligence agents for helping bin Laden hide in that country.
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