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Pakistani swears in new senators, including Hindu woman
Pakistan swears in newly elected Senate members, including for the first time a woman from marginalized Hindu minority
Senior Pakistani Politician Calls for Action Against Taliban Sanctuaries
By HABIBULLAH KHAN A senior Pakistani politician today demanded that Pakistan go after Taliban militant sanctuaries in North Waziristan, the first time an important ally of President Asif Ali Zardari has echoed publicly the long-standing U.S. demand for the country to take military action ...
Classmate Injured in Attack Offers Prayers for Malala
A classmate of Malala Yousafzai, who was also injured in the attack on the girls' rights activist, says she's still afraid to leave her house, prays for Malala to come home, and thought her arm "had been blown off" during the attack. Kainat Riaz, 15, spoke to ABC News from her home in the Swat
Iran and Russia Among Countries With Messages for Obama
Not long after President Obama stepped off the stage in Chicago where he celebrated his re-election early this morning, congratulatory messages began to roll in from world leaders. The messages were often delivered in diplomatic language that hinted at tensions or the possibility of breakthroughs.
Mideast Unrest Tops Clinton Agenda at Start of UN Meeting
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stacked her first full day of diplomacy at this year’s annual U.N. General Assembly meeting, also known as UNGA, by meeting with the leaders of some of the United States’ most challenging allies in a region marred by recent civil unrest....
Hello, Ohio: Key To 2012 (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: OBAMA AT THE UN — WHAT HE WILL SAY: Excerpts from the speech President Obama plans to deliver this morning at the United Nations: “The attacks of the last two weeks are not simply an assault...
Girl, 11, Could Face Death in Pakistan for 'Blasphemy'
Pakistani President Orders Investigation in Young Christian Girl's Koran-Burning Case
8 Things More Popular Than Congress
Congress has once again reached its lowest approval rating in history. A mere 10 percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing, according to the latest Gallup poll, tying February's lowest-ever rating in Gallup's 38-year history of polling on this measure. Here are a few things that
The Global Note: The Pain In Spain…Failed States…Suu Kyi's Tour…China's "Annihilator"
EUROPE: HOPE FADES… -BIG PICTURE…The foreign news is still very much the financial news – and the financial news is really grim. Once again a Monday sigh of relief has given way to an ugly Tuesday – just as last week’s Spanish bank bailout looked...
Pakistani's Prime Minister Disqualified By Top Court
In a huge blow to the country's ruling party, Pakistan's Supreme Court disqualified the country's prime minister from holding office today after finding him in contempt of court earlier in the year. " Yousuf Raza Gilani is disqualified from membership of parliament from April 26, the date of his