19 October 2011
Last updated at 07:36 ET
Pakistan's army chief Ashfaq Kayani warns the US that it will have to think "10 times" before taking any unilateral action in North Waziristan.
France is set to pull out nearly 200 troops from Afghanistan in a few hours, kickstarting withdrawals announced three months ago by Paris.
A military aircraft with six people on board which went missing in Nepal on Tuesday crashes, killing all six people on board, officials say.
The United States issues an alert for its citizens in India during the holiday season, warning them of "possible terrorist attacks".
Shahid Afridi comes out of international retirement and will be available for selection for Pakistan's one-day team.
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