Army spokesman Major-General Athar Abbas says the operation to retake the city will be 'painfully slow'
Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan open talks in Tehran on finding ways to combat terrorism, drug trafficking
Officials say stampede at the concert in Rabat also injured 30 others
Fierce battles between government forces and Islamic insurgents forced up to 57,000 people to flee
Government says it will not allow aid workers complete access to crowded displacement camps until it separates rebels suspected of hiding among the civilians
Pakistani troops say they have taken control from the Taliban of several areas of Mingora, the main city in the Swat valley.
A suicide bomber kills a civilian and six government guards in the Somali capital, as Islamists battle pro-government troops.
At least nine people are injured in a shooting incident at a Sikh temple in the Austrian capital, Vienna.
United Nations Security Council on Friday expressed concern over the political impacts in relation to the charges and trial against Burmese opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...