It’s a mystery almost worthy of the Time Lord himself – who will succeed Matt Smith as the new Doctor Who Speculation in the UK is rampant that the Beeb will tap a woman to play the 12th incarnation of the Doctor in the beloved sci-fi series. Smith, who has played the iconic doctor for four years, announced June 1 that he will quit the role at the end of the year.
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Stung by the embarrassment of the discovery and death of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad on Monday, Pakistan’s powerful military establishment is under pressure to make changes in its relationship with key allies, and in its fight against terrorism. After three days of sedulous silence on the matter, the military and intelligence leadership on Thursday shared its perspective on the Abbottabad debacle with a select group of senior Pakistani journalists no foreign news media were invited.
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The heart of Pakistan’s military establishment came under attack on Saturday as Taliban gunmen disguised as soldiers attempted to break into the army’s heavily-fortified headquarters in the garrison town of Rawalpindi. The fierce firefight left six military personnel and four attackers dead, and by evening, a tense standoff continued as military officials reported that at least three remaining gunmen had taken military personnel hostage and were holding them in the offices of an intelligence agency within the compound