Articles by Paul Haven



Terror Suspect's Odyssey Seems to Know No End

  • 03 July 07
  • The Associated Press
A former champion wrestler, Rasul Kudayev was a young man when he left Kabardino-Balkaria in 2000. His plan, he says, was to travel by road to Iran to study at an Islamic university.

Pakistan to Give U.S. Custody of Al-Qaida Terrorist Suspect

  • 02 June 05
  • The Associated Press
Pakistan will hand over senior al-Qaida terrorist suspect Abu Farraj al-Libbi to the United States for prosecution, even though he is believed to be behind two attempts to assassinate Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf.

Heathrow Plot Uncovered After Arrests

  • 06 August 04
  • The Associated Press
Pakistan gave British authorities images of London's Heathrow Airport and other sites that were found on the computers of two arrested al-Qaida fugitives, intelligence officials said Thursday.

Waziristan Elders Vow to Turn In Foreign Militants

  • 14 April 04
  • The Associated Press
Leaders of a tribe along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border say they are desperate to avoid bloodshed as a government deadline to turn over al-Qaida suspects draws near and the Pakistani army tightens a cordon around their mud-brick compounds.

Grand Council Seeks Afghan Unity

  • 16 December 03
  • The Associated Press
Delegates reassembled Monday at a landmark convention to debate Afghanistan's first post-Taliban constitution after an early victory for its U.S.-backed leader increased the chances they will put their fractious, war-scarred country under a strong presidency.

Afghan Refugees Stranded by Protests

  • 10 April 02
  • The Associated Press
Protests by poppy farmers furious over a new government anti-drug campaign have stranded thousands of Afghan refugees seeking to return home from Pakistan.

Afghan Authorities Crush Alleged Coup

  • 05 April 02
  • The Associated Press
Hundreds of people linked to a hard-line Islamic group have been arrested in Kabul in connection with an alleged plot to overthrow the government of interim Prime Minister Hamid Karzai, Afghan officials said Thursday.

States Pass New Laws From Chili to Hula

Paper: Peru Guerrillas Executed in Raid

Peru Rebel Exits Compound For First Time to Hold Talks

Rebels Warn Peru Against Hostage Siege

Colombian Referendum Idea Blasted

Australian Sets Mark In Cycling