Pakistan

Associated Press
Pakistani women and girls listen to their teacher Mohammad Shiraz, 24, not pictured, during a three hours daily class, teaching illiterate women and children how to read Urdu alphabet and verses of the holy Quran, in a makeshift tent on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. According to the United Nations only 40 percent of Pakistani girls 15 or younger are literate in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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A Taliban suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives Monday outside the home of a senior police officer tasked with cracking down on militants in Pakistan's largest city.

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