World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 28, 2015
Teachers in northwest Pakistan are being given firearms training and will be allowed to take guns into the classroom in a bid to strengthen security following a Taliban massacre at a school last month.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Northwest Pakistan has been gripped by a raging Islamist insurgency for more than a decade, but a grim economic lifeline has emerged from the tragedy for some enterprising locals -- a boom in coffin sales.
World News | Reuters | Monday January 19, 2015
A US drone strike killed at least four suspected militants in northwest Pakistan today, four intelligence officials said, the fourth such strike this year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 4, 2015
A US drone strike targeting a Taliban-linked warlord killed at least six militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border Sunday morning, Pakistani security officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 1, 2015
At least 23 militants were killed on Wednesday when Pakistani fighter jets bombed their hideouts in the country's trouble northwest bordering Afghanistan, military said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Militants set fire to two primary schools in Pakistan's troubled northwest on Tuesday as authorities extended winter holidays amid threats of attacks, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 27, 2014
At least 55 militants were killed in airstrikes and a gun battle with ground forces in Pakistan's troubled northwest where the military launched a major offensive this year, officials said on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 26, 2014
A US drone strike killed at least four militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Friday, Pakistani security officials said, the second such incident in a week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 20, 2014
Seven people including a policeman and paramilitary soldier were killed in two separate incidents when Pakistani security forces hit militant hideouts in the restive northwest today morning, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 18, 2014
Taliban gunmen who stormed a school in northwest Pakistan toyed with captive students by suggesting some could be let go before lining them up and gunning them down in front of their classmates, according to a new account by survivors.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif late this evening, hours after six Taliban suicide bombers massacred 132 schoolchildren in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar. The attack, which left 141 dead, has shocked the world...
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Tuesday December 16, 2014
The combat operation with the six Taliban suicide bombers, who attacked a school in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar, is over, and all of them are dead, the Pakistan police said. The nearly 7-hour attack left 141 people dead -- 132 of them were children...
World News | Agencies | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A bloody Taliban raid on an army-run school in northwest Pakistan has ended, police said Tuesday, with all six attackers dead.
World News | Associated Press | Friday November 14, 2014
The Pakistani military says its fighter jets have struck militant hideouts in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing at least 30 insurgents.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
At least six persons were killed and four others injured on Friday in twin roadside bomb blasts targeting the son of a peace committee chief in the restive northwest Pakistan.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday October 30, 2014
Pakistani intelligence officials say suspected US drone-fired missiles have hit a house in the country's northwest, killing two militants.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 9, 2014
A US drone attack has killed at least four militants in a restive northwestern Pakistani tribal area on the Afghan border, officials said on Thursday, taking the toll from a flurry of strikes this week to 25.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 9, 2014
A US drone strike killed two suspected militants in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, security officials said, the latest in a rapid escalation of strikes this week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 8, 2014
A roadside bomb exploded in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday killing an off-duty polio vaccinator and his relative while wounding another worker, officials said.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday October 4, 2014
A powerful bomb exploded on Saturday at a bus station in northwest Pakistan, killing five people and wounding three others, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 24, 2014
US drones on Wednesday fired missiles at a compound and vehicle and killed at least eight militants in a restive Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 23, 2014
A car bomb suicide attack apparently targeting a brigadier in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday killed at least three people and wounded 13 others, police said, though the senior officer escaped unhurt.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 22, 2014
Militants attacked a check post in northwest Pakistan Monday and shot dead four people including three policemen, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 16, 2014
A new hardline breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on police in Pakistan's restive northwest that killed one official.