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Good news from Pakistan There was a spot of good news from Pakistan this week.The Pakistani Taliban, which has killed tens of thousands of civilians in suicide attacks, split in two after a significant faction rejected the militant group’s leader, Maulana Fazlullah, saying “the present leadership has lost its path.”
It will take more than a hashtag to free the girlsIn the year 2012, Joseph Kony, a self-proclaimed spokesman of God and even more dangerously the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, became the subject of an online video campaign aimed at bringing him to justice.
Obama invites Modi to USUS President Barack Obama on Friday called Narendra Modi to congratulate him on the Bharatiya Janata Party's electoral success and invite him to visit the US. Obama invited Modi to visit Washington "at a mutually agreeable time to further strengthen our bilateral relationship", the White House said in its readout of the phone call.
Obama praises India voteUS President Barack Obama on Monday congratulated Indians for completing national elections and said he looks forward to working closely with a new government in New Delhi.
It's time for an 'honest' conversation on Egypt Egypt’s relationship with the United States of America has been tested by the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi by the army last summer and it will require a “candid, honest” conversation to heal the rift, according to Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy.