islamic extremism

Taliban Kidnap At Least 25 Men from Buses in Afghanistan’s South

KABUL, June 21 – Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand stopped vehicles and detained at least 25 people, officials said on Tuesday, as the insurgents continued a series of abductions on Afghanistan’s highways over the past few weeks. Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the governor of Helmand, said 18 women and children

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Kidnappers Snatch Son of Top Provincial Judge in Pakistan

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI, Pakistan, June 21 – Masked men kidnapped the son of a senior Pakistani judge in the southern port city of Karachi, police said on Tuesday, suspecting the victim could be used as a bargaining chip in negotiations to free imprisoned Islamist militants. Awais Ali Shah, the son of Sindh High

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