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Pakistani Minister: One Million Displaced by Military Offensive

Pakistani officials say the military offensive against Taliban and al-Qaida-linked militants in the northwest has displaced about one million people. Federal Minister Abdul Qadir, who is supervising relief operations, told VOA Tuesday that nearly everyone who left their homes in the North Waziristan tribal area has been registered. He said the verification phase will begin next to determine the exact number of internally-displaced people and where they are, so that aid can be distributed...

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