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  • From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo

    From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo
    A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
  • Bin Laden's Three Widows, Two Daughters Jailed

    Bin Laden's Three Widows, Two Daughters Jailed
    Islamabad, Pakistan -- A Pakistani judge sentenced Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters on Monday to 45 days of house detention for living illegally in Pakistan, the widows' lawyer said. The judge ordered that after their term, the five be...
  • 121 Perish In Pakistan Plane Crash, Official Says

    121 Perish In Pakistan Plane Crash, Official Says
    A commercial airplane carrying at least 121 people crashed Friday in Rawalpindi just before it was to land at an airport in Islamabad, according to Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor. The Bhoja Air Boeing...
  • Boeing offers technical assistance in Pakistan plane crash; 121 feared dead

    Boeing offers technical assistance in Pakistan plane crash; 121 feared dead
    A commercial airplane carrying at least 121 people crashed Friday in Rawalpindi just before it was to land at an airport in Islamabad, according toPakistan'sCivil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor. No survivors have been...
  • Pakistani Plane Crashes With 127 On Board

    Pakistani Plane Crashes With 127 On Board
    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani airliner with 127 people on board crashed in bad weather as it came in to land in Islamabad on Friday, scattering wreckage and leaving no sign of survivors. The Boeing 737, operated by local airline Bhoja Air, was flying...
  • Taliban blamed for attack on Bhutto

    Taliban blamed for attack on Bhutto
    As slain opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was laid to rest Friday in her ancestral village, the government of President Pervez Musharraf blamed her assassination on a Taliban commander and said other politicians also were under threat. The government...
  • He gave Pakistan her voice

    Karachi, Pakistan Out of costume but not out of character, one of Pakistan's hottest TV stars was sipping his first tea of the day as the sun faded on a December afternoon, the shadow of his beard evidence of rising late after another night of...
  • Pakistan military campaign has broad support, but for how long?

    Pakistan military campaign has broad support, but for how long?
    Cradled in his father's arms, 8-month-old Maaz Ayaz appeared listless and underweight. A smudge of dirt marked the boy's face. His father, Mohammed Ayaz, anxiously talked of how he and his wife could feed Maaz only tea and biscuits -- the only food...
  • Bhutto, an aristocrat who championed democracy

    Bhutto, an aristocrat who championed democracy
    She was, by her own account, a "daughter of destiny," a pampered girl from an aristocratic Pakistani family who inherited her father's political mantle and went on to become the Muslim world's first female prime minister. But in the end, that destiny...
  • Investment risks rise with Pakistan chaos

    Pakistan's brief period as a destination for adventurous investors seems over for now, as the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto brings fresh instability to an already volatile nuclear-armed nation. "This is the worst possible scenario for...
  • 'Get the shark's mouth on here'

    'Get the shark's mouth on here'
    Chris R. Showalter, son of a PPL lineman in Lancaster, joined the Army Air Forces after the Pearl Harbor attack. Today, the 84-year-old Salisbury Township resident remembers serving with the Flying Tigers in China. Showalter's story begins as he arrives...