Just hours after US special envoy Richard Holbrooke visited the region, an explosion ripped through a mosque in northwestern Pakistan killing at least 29 and wounding dozens. “The explosion tore through a mosque in the Aka Khel area of Khyber, killing at least 29 people and wounding about 50, Jawed Khan, a local official, said. Officials, who said the blast could be the result of factional rivalry, were still investigating whether a suicide bomber or a planted device was responsible. No group claimed responsibility, but Khan said the dead included fighters from Lashkar-e-Islam, an insurgent group in Khyber that has clashed with another armed group known as Ansarul Islam, both of whom espouse Taliban-style ideologies. Khyber is part of Pakistan’s tribal belt on the Afghan border where Taliban and al-Qaeda-linked fighters have carved out strongholds, in what the US calls the most dangerous region on earth. Holbrooke’s trip to Pakistan is his eighth in a year, and, in a sign of warming ties, plans to return next month with Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of the US military’s joint chiefs of staff.”
Skilled hunters adapted to the changing landscape and left tantalizing clues to who they were.
Ways to move forward when you're wrong and I'm right.
Research suggests that to maintain a healthy brain, we should tend our gut microbiome.