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State Department deputy spokesperson mischaracterizes al Qaeda

Six people, possibly jihadists, were killed in what is thought to have been the premature detonation of a car bomb in a garage in Peshawar. The government denied that it enlisted Sami ul Haq, "the father of the Taliban," to negotiate a peace agreement with the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan. The Foreign Office said that there is no chance that the government would free Dr. Shakil Afridi, who helped the US in tracking Osama bin Laden.

Military officials claimed that 33 Uzbeks and three Germans were killed in yesterday's airstrikes in North Waziristan. Six policemen and a child were killed in an attack that targeted the security detail for a polio vaccination team in Charsadda. Three members of a polio vaccination team were gunned down in Karachi. Seven tribal policemen were killed in an attack that targeted a Spanish bicycle rider in Mastung.

Uzbeks, Germans reported killed in Pakistan airstrikes

Unconfirmed reports indicate that 33 Uzbeks and three Germans are among those killed in Pakistani airstrikes in North Waziristan.

The military killed more than 20 people in a series of airstrikes in the Mir Ali and Datta Khel areas of North Waziristan. A suicide bomber killed 22 people in an attack in Mastung in Baluchistan. Four people were killed in separate attacks on polio vaccination teams in Karachi and Mansehra.

Turkish authorities arrest ex-Gitmo detainee in raids against al Qaeda cells

An ex-Guantanamo detainee, Ibrahim Sen, was arrested in Turkey on Jan. 14. Sen is accused of being an important al Qaeda facilitator and leader.

Pakistan launches airstrikes in North Waziristan after Taliban suicide attacks

Adnan Rasheed, the emir of the Ansar al Aseer Khorasan, appears to have been one of the targets of the airstrikes in the Mir Ali and Datta Khel areas of North Waziristan. Tribesmen claimed the Pakistani Air Force launched indiscriminate attacks on villages.

Pakistan 'disappointed' with US aid being linked to Shakil Afridi's detention

Taliban attack Pakistani military in Rawalpindi, Bannu

The Taliban killed 20 Frontier Corps personnel and wounded 30 more in a suicide attack that targeted a military convoy in Bannu. Eight people were killed in an explosion at a bazaar near Army General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.

Afghan Officials Suggest Pakistani Link to Massacre

Afghan high peace council unaware of secret talks with Taliban

Afghan border police: 'Rebels receiving arms from Pakistan'

US never saw Pakistan as an ally, writes Gates

Taliban killings in Pakistani city may be part of pattern

Taliban assassinate Karachi police chief

A Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan suicide bomber killed the head of the Crime Investigation Department in Karachi and three policemen. The Taliban accused him of executing and torturing their followers in prison. Ten Taliban fighters and three soldiers were killed during a Taliban assault on an outpost in South Waziristan.

Nuclear Materials Report Shows Better Safekeeping

Iraq a bloody lesson for Zero Option in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber killed a student in an attack outside a school in Hangu. Nine people, including three children, were killed in a bombing at the home of a tribal leader in Khyber.