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Pakistan tops worst list for religious freedomReligious freedom is under attack in Pakistan and the situation next door in Afghanistan is not that much better, despite an improvement since the country was ruled by the Taliban, a U.S. government advisory commission said in a report released Tuesday.
Pakistan, Afghanistan worst on religious freedom: ReportPakistan is one of the world’s worst violators of religious freedoms, and the situation in Afghanistan, its western neighbor, is not much better, a U.S. government advisory commission says in a new report.
Hindu nationalist, banned from U.S., leading candidate for prime minister NEW DELHI — A Hindu nationalist leader is his party’s top candidate to become India’s next prime minister, despite being banned from entering the U.S. because of accusations his government was involved in deadly anti-Muslim riots.
U.S., Uganda forces put hunt for Kony on holdU.S. special forces and African troops have suspended their hunt for war-crimes suspect Joseph Kony even as the Obama administration announced a $5 million reward for information leading to his arrest.
Pakistan elections pose threat to U.S. drone programThe major candidates to become Pakistan’s next prime minister oppose American drone strikes on Islamic extremists in their country, which bodes ill for the U.S. policy after Pakistan’s historic parliamentary elections in May.