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Pakistani Police Detain Militant in VOA Journalist's Killing

Police in northwestern Pakistan say they have detained a key militant commander who is accused in the 2012 killing of a reporter for Voice of America's Deewa Radio. Deputy Inspector General of the Mardan region, Mohammad Saeed Wazir, told VOA Deewa Radio that police arrested Pakistani Taliban commander Irfan Khurasani and two of his associates at a checkpoint near the town of Charsadda in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, after getting tipped off. Authorities also seized at least 100...

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