World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 24, 2015
Gunmen today shot dead a prison official and his brother in northwestern Pakistan, a week after a Taliban attack on an air force base which killed 29 people, police said.
World News | Reuters | Monday September 21, 2015
A secret military court in Pakistan has sentenced nine men to death and one to life in prison after convicting them of involvement in different cases of terrorism, the military said today.
World News | Reuters | Friday September 18, 2015
Taliban gunmen stormed a Pakistani Air Force base early on Friday, killing at least 17 people, a military spokesman said, the deadliest attack on a military installation this year.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 17, 2015
Pakistani police have arrested a businessman who donated funds to the Taliban and al Qaeda, police told Reuters on Wednesday, in a rare case targeting those who financially contribute to militancy.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday September 17, 2015
Peshawar team hails falling level of violence in the region as the reason for its success on the cricket field. Coach Abdul Rehman says people are now no longer afraid of the Taliban and send their kids to the grounds to play.
World News | Reuters | Monday September 14, 2015
Pakistan militants who have pledged allegiance to Islamic State said on Sunday they had attacked a paramilitary checkpoint along the Afghan border, in the first such assault claimed by a former faction of the Taliban in several months.
World News | Reuters | Sunday September 13, 2015
Pakistan militants who have pledged allegiance to Islamic State said today they had attacked a paramilitary checkpoint along the Afghan border, in the first such assault claimed by a former faction of the Taliban in several months.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 7, 2015
Pakistan's military today said it had for the first time used a locally-manufactured drone to target a militant compound in its restive northwestern border region, killing three Islamist insurgents.
World News | Written by Maya Mirchandani | Friday September 4, 2015
Months after his country agreed to cooperate with Pakistan's intelligence agencies, former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said that the agreement would not be implemented.
World News | Reuters | Friday September 4, 2015
Rahim Khan's return to Afghanistan 28 years after fleeing to Pakistan was not the homecoming he had dreamed of.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 2, 2015
A US drone attack on a militant compound in a restive Pakistani tribal area on Tuesday killed at least five militants, security officials said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Top Taliban leader Mullah Omar was sheltered by Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI after the outfit's leadership fled from Afghanistan in 2001, according to an email received by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton during her tenure.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 1, 2015
A suicide bomber struck outside a local government office in a northwestern Pakistani tribal area on Tuesday, killing at least six people and wounding 31 others, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Monday August 31, 2015
Gunmen stormed a remote airport in troubled southwestern Pakistan before dawn on Sunday, killing two engineers and destroying the facility's radar system, authorities said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday August 25, 2015
At least five soldiers and six Taliban militants have been killed after raids on Pakistan army checkpoints in the restive tribal area of Waziristan, security officials say, as the military presses on with an offensive in the Shawal Valley.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 24, 2015
Two Pakistani soldiers including a senior officer were killed today in an exchange of fire with Islamist militants in a restive tribal district along the Afghan border, where the army last week began a ground offensive.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 17, 2015
Air strikes Sunday killed 40 suspected militants in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border as part of a major operation against the Taliban and other insurgents, the military said.
World News | Agencies | Sunday August 16, 2015
Home Minister of Pakistan's Punjab province Shuja Khanzada was today assassinated along with eight others when a suicide bomber blew himself up at his house in Shadi Khal village in Attock district.
India News | Reuters | Sunday August 16, 2015
Tributes for Pakistan's late former Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) chief Hamid Gul poured in today, words bound to infuriate Pakistan's neighbours after he spent a career promoting militancy in Afghanistan and India.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 14, 2015
A secret military court in Pakistan sentenced six men to death after convicting them of involvement in the Taliban massacre of 134 children at an army-run school in Peshawar, the military said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Pakistani security forces said today they had foiled a plot to bomb Independence Day celebrations in Karachi after arresting a Taliban gang in the city.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 10, 2015
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani lambasted neighbouring Pakistan today over a recent wave of insurgent attacks in the capital Kabul that killed at least 56 people.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Pakistan is preparing a comprehensive national immunisation plan to make the country polio-free by the next year.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
Dreaded one-eyed Taliban chief Mullah Omar neither died nor was buried in Pakistan, their defence minister Khawaja Asif today said amid growing infighting among the militants.