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Report: Nigeria's Military Is Killing Thousands

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

LAGOS, Nigeria -- LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Shedding stark light on Nigeria's escalating war with Islamic militants, mortuary records from a single Nige...

Who's the US Killing in Pakistan? Even the CIA Doesn't Know

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 08.06.2013 | World
Daphne Eviatar

How can the government assert that some 150 people killed were "militants" legitimately killed when it doesn't know who they actually were?

Afghan-NATO Operation Kills More Than 20 Insurgents

AP | By RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.26.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan and NATO forces killed more than 20 insurgents in a joint operation in the eastern Logar province, military officia...

Drone Strike Kill 16 Militants In Pakistan

AP | HUSSAIN AFZAL | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

PARACHINAR, Pakistan — U.S. drones fired four missiles at a compound of a Pakistani militant commander in a northwestern tribal region on Thursd...

Assault on the Daughters of Swat Valley

Rukhsana Hasib | Posted 10.10.2012 | Impact
Rukhsana Hasib

The misery in the Swat Valley and the plight of thousands of women and children, who have lost husbands and fathers, gave birth to Swat Relief Initiative.

The Extreme Makeover of India's (Possible) Next Leader

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Parvez Ahmed

The core narrative in Narendra Modi's extreme image makeover is that he is as an economic miracle worker, with a clean anti-corruption record in a country where corruption remains an anathema.

Haiti's Political and Economic Earthquake "Made in the USA"

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Michael Johnson

(updated below - Update II - Update III) This morning, as political and financial leaders from around the world convene at the World Economic Forum, ...

Irish Militant Group Threatens Bankers With 'Punishment Shootings'

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Northern Irish militant group Real I.R.A., an offshoot of the Irish Republican Army, has turned its violent focus on bankers and banks, in response to...

Pakistan Militants Exploit Flooding Chaos, Clash With Authorities

AP | TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHIKARPUR, Pakistan — The water came in the morning, quietly sweeping across the rice paddies and into the village. Within hours, it was as high...

Pakistan: Islamic Militants Now Bigger Threat Than India

Wall Street Journal | TOM WRIGHT and SIOBHAN GORMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan's main spy agency says homegrown Islamist militants have overtaken the Indian army as the greatest threat to national security, a finding wit...

Al Qaeda Recruiters Target Algeria's Young Jobless

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Local officials say that Islamist insurgents, fighting a lingering conflict with Algeria's security forces, are targeting the town's small army of une...

Does an Afghanistan Exit Strategy Hurt Our Allies?

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

A timetable for withdrawal is a good thing. Ignore the partisan myth-making and keep pressuring your representatives to hold Obama accountable and bring this war to an end.

Saudi Arabia Arrests More Than 100 Terror Suspects Over Alleged Attack Plan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it has foiled several planned attacks on oil installations with the arrests of 113 suspected ...

Israeli Rockets Injure 12 At Gaza Airport, Hamas Says

AP | RIZEK ABDEL JAWAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas officials say Israeli aircraft have fired five missiles at Gaza's defunct airport and nearby border tunnels, wounding ...

Drone Attack Report: 1 in 3 Killed By Drones In Pakistan Is A Civilian

Rethink Afghanistan | Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new report from the New America Foundation states that one of every three people killed in the U.S.'s not-so-secret drone war in Pakistan is a civil...

Neo-Nazis, Militants Eye Tea Party for Recruitment (VIDEO)

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Tea parties are proving very attractive to both white supremacists and the militia movemen...

Yemen: 2 al-Qaida Militants Killed In Clash

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — Yemeni security forces clashed with al-Qaida fighters Monday, killing two, the latest sign the embattled, longtime president is m...

Foreign Troops Attack Somali Militants

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Foreign soldiers have staged an attack on militants in Somalia, killing at least two people in a helicopter raid. The troops, who according to some r...

India To Pakistan: We'll Meet 'More Than Half Way' If You Crack Down On Terror

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reached out to Pakistan on Tuesday after months of tension following the Mumbai attacks, s...

US Airstrike In Pakistan Kills Militant Tied To Al Qaeda, At Least 4 Others

New York Times | ISMAIL KHAN and JANE PERLEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A British militant who was a liaison to Al Qaeda and was a main suspect in the plot to blow up trans-Atlantic airliners in 2006 was killed Saturday in...

Pakistan frees pro-Taliban leader, makes peace with group

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistan freed a pro-Taliban cleric and quickly signed an accord with his hard-line group Monday, the first major step by t...

Aid Chief: Taliban Controls A Quarter Of Pakistan At Night

Raw Story | Mike Aivaz and Muriel Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It has been "a bad year in Afghanistan," according to CBC News, with thousands killed, including hundreds of Afghan police, and large areas of the cou...