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LAHORE, Pakistan — Soaring prices of flour, cooking oil and other staples are creating misery for ordinary Pakistanis ahead of Tuesday's parliamentary elections, with many blaming the ruling party of President Pervez Musharraf.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan has expelled an American journalist who wrote in the New York Times Magazine about the rise of pro-Taliban militants in this key U.S. ally, a press rights group said yesterday.
A destabilized Kenya would deprive the United States of one of its staunchest allies in Africa, because Nairobi since September 11 has provided military bases, communications networks and intelligence-sharing to prevent al Qaeda from making inroads on the continent.
Hundreds of Pakistani families have fled into Afghanistan and are staying with friends and relatives in an attempt to escape the growing violence in their own country, U.S. military officials and Afghan leaders said yesterday.
The world became a more dangerous place this week with the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The country, a linchpin in the war on terrorism, is wracked with violence, endangering not just Pakistanis but all of us.