Pakistani commandos freed dozens of hostages held by militants at the army's own headquarters Sunday, ending a bloody, 22-hour drama that embarrassed the nation's military as it plans a new offensive against Al Qaeda and the Taliban.
A friend of accused New York City terror plot suspect Najibullah Zazi and others urged authorities Saturday to stop targeting the Muslim community in their probe of the alleged Al Qaeda-linked bomb plan.
Heavily armed militants were holding up to 15 soldiers hostage inside Pakistan's army headquarters after they stormed the complex in an assault on the heart of the nuclear-armed country's most powerful institution.
Researchers from the U.S. Army and Thailand announced last month they had found the first vaccine that provided some protection against HIV. But a second analysis of the study suggests the results may have been a fluke, according to scientists.