Media reported on Monday that a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the residence of Nangarhar’s Governor Gul Agha Sherazi in Jalalabad during the morning rush hour, killing at least one person. However, the governor escaped unhurt from the incident.
(CNN) — Adrian Lamo, the former computer hacker who tipped off federal authorities to WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning, says two men in the Boston area have told Lamo in phone conversations that they assisted Manning.
The US is in the middle of a $7.5 billion aid program to Pakistan. But America’s image is slipping in the country, where its unfavorable rating is almost as bad as the Taliban’s and even Al Qaeda is more popular.
Information gleaned from this week’s giant unauthorized release of tens of thousands of U.S. military documents suggest soldiers in Afghanistan might have been exposed to a chemical weapon, Wired magazine reported (see GSN, March 18).
(Reuters) – Pakistan was actively collaborating with the Taliban in Afghanistan while accepting U.S. aid, leaked U.S. military reports showed, a disclosure likely to increase pressure on Washington’s embattled ally.
Pakistani media reported on Tuesday that Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar has been arrested in Pakistani coastal city Karachi in March this year. However, Taliban spokesman rejected the report as mere western propaganda, saying he is safe and sound and leading the Mujahideen in Afghanistan.…
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Pakistani man approached CIA officers in Islamabad last year, offering to give up secrets of his country’s closely guarded nuclear program. To prove he was a trustworthy source, he claimed to possess spent nuclear fuel rods.