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Afghan Spy Chief Wounded in ‘Terrorist Attack’

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the country’s intelligence chief is in surgery after being wounded in an assassination attempt in Kabul. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Asadullah Khalid was wounded in what it called a “terrorist attack” Thursday, when a suicide bomber struck a guest house in the capital. NDS spokesman Shafiqullah Tahiri said the […]

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Afghan Spy Chief Wounded in ‘Terrorist Attack’

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the country’s intelligence chief is in surgery after being wounded in an assassination attempt in Kabul. The National Security Directorate said Asadullah Khalid was wounded in what it called a “terrorist attack” Thursday when an explosion hit a guest house in the capital. Khalid reportedly suffered injuries to the lower part of […]

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Afghan Spy Chief Wounded in ‘Terrorist Attack’

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the country’s intelligence chief is in surgery after being wounded in an assassination attempt in Kabul. The National Security Directorate said Asadullah Khalid was wounded in what it called a “terrorist attack” Thursday when an explosion hit a guest house in the capital. Khalid reportedly suffered injuries to the lower part of […]

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Pakistan PM Raises Drone Concerns with US Ambassador

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf expressed concern over U.S. drone strikes in his country during a meeting Thursday in Islamabad with U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson. The prime minister’s office released a statement saying that in the meeting, Mr. Ashraf called the attacks counterproductive and urged alternative means to eliminate terrorists. Mr. Ashraf’s […]

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Afghan Spy Chief Wounded in ‘Terrorist Attack’

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the country’s intelligence chief has been wounded in an assassination attempt in Kabul. The National Security Directorate said Asadullah Khalid survived what it called a “terrorist attack” Thursday when he wounded in an explosion at a guest house in the capital. He was rushed to a hospital after the blast. Khalid reportedly […]

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Bombing Wound Afghan Intelligence Chief

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan’s intelligence chief has been wounded in an attack that officials are calling an assassination attempt. Asadullah Khalid was wounded in an explosion Thursday at a guest house in the capital, Kabul. He was rushed to a hospital after the blast. The National Security Directorate confirmed the attack, saying he is wounded but alive. There […]

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US Drone Strike Kills 3 Suspected Militants in NW Pakistan

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. drone strike has killed three suspected militants in northwestern Pakistan near the Afghan border. Pakistani intelligence officials say the drone fired two missiles Thursday into a house in Mubarak Shahi, located in the North Waziristan tribal area. North Waziristan is a stronghold of al-Qaida- and Taliban-linked militants. Pakistan has repeatedly criticized U.S. drone […]

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Suicide Bombing Kills 3 Soldiers in NW Pakistan

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A pair of suicide bombers attacked an army camp in northwestern Pakistan Wednesday, killing at least three soldiers and wounding more than 20 others. Security officials say the attackers rammed their vehicle packed with explosives into a gate at the camp in Wana, the main town in the South Waziristan tribal area. There was no […]

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Suicide Bombing Kills 2 Soldiers in NW Pakistan

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Two suicide bombers have attacked an army camp in northwestern Pakistan, killing at least two soldiers and wounding several others. Pakistani security officials say the attackers Wednesday drove a vehicle packed with explosives into a gate at the camp in Wana, the main town in the South Waziristan tribal area. There was no immediate claim […]

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International Olympic Committee Suspends India

Posted December 4th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Olympic Committee has suspended India, citing concerns about the election of tainted officials to the national committee. Sources close to the IOC said it is expected to announce its official decision later Tuesday during a meeting at the world body’s headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The ban means the Indian Olympic Association will no […]

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