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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry in Pakistan on unannounced visit

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Pakistan late on Wednesday on an unannounced visit for talks with the nuclear armed country's new government on ways to tame insurgents and stabilize neighboring Afghanistan.Full story

Al Qaeda militants killed in drone strike in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A drone strike in Pakistan this week killed three al Qaeda operatives who ran a training camp in neighboring Afghanistan to prepare militants for attacks including this week's jail break in Pakistan, a Taliban commander said on Wednesday. Full story

Secretary of State Kerry in Pakistan on unannounced visit

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Pakistan late on Wednesday on an unannounced visit for talks with the South Asian country's new government. Full story

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In this Monday, March 25, 2013 photo, Pakistani orphans watch an early screening of the first episode of the animate Burka Avenger Series, at an orphanage on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. Wonder Woman and Supergirl now have a Pakistani counterpart in the pantheon of female superheroes _ one

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