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British, French find resistance to more anti-Gadhafi airstrikes

NATO remained deeply divided over the future of the military campaign in Libya after foreign ministers meeting in Berlin Thursday debated calls for increased airstrikes against Moammar Gadhafi.

Arabs, West plan to fund Libyan rebels, possibly from Gadhafi’s accounts

Western and Arab leaders Wednesday agreed to provide ragtag Libyan rebels with “material support” and funds, possibly from Col. Moammar Gadhafi’s frozen foreign bank accounts, as they escalated international pressure on the Libyan dictator to relinquish power.

Libyan rebels: Colombian female snipers fighting for Gadhafi

Libyan rebels are receiving reports that female snipers from Colombia have joined other mercenaries fighting to keep dictator Moammar Gadhafi in power.

US-Pak intelligence ties hit a new low

The US-Pakistan cooperation in the fight against extremism appears to be in dire straits with a Pakistani official saying joint intelligence operations have been on hold since January, while a US news report on Tuesday said Pakistan has asked the CIA to suspend drone strikes on militants on its territory.

Worked at behest of Pak govt, ISI: Rana

David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Hussain Rana, accused in the 2008 Mumbai massacre plot, are expected to tell a Chicago court that they thought they were working for Lashkar-e-Toiba as well as Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence. Rana, a Pakistani-Canadian, is to go on trial on May 16.