World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Pakistan is set to execute a disabled man as activists said it was nearing its 300th hanging in under a year, with Amnesty slamming Islamabad today for "shamefully sealing its place among the world's worst executioners".
World News | Rod Nordland, The New York Times | Friday November 20, 2015
Imran Khan, the former cricket star turned politician and would-be leader of Pakistan, would like to say, "I told you so."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The survivors of Pakistan's deadliest ever terror massacre have expressed solidarity with the victims of the Paris attacks, describing those responsible as "animals" who had "nothing to do with Islam".
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 15, 2015
A Gurdwara in northwest Pakistan was reopened on Saturday for worship after remaining closed for 73 years following a consensus among Sikh community, local residents and administration at a jirga in Peshawar.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 14, 2015
At least 22 militants were killed today when Pakistani fighter jets bombarded six insurgent hideouts on the country's troubled northwest frontier bordering Afghanistan, security officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Rescuers were today picking their way through rugged terrain and pockets of Taliban insurgency in the search for survivors after a massive earthquake hit Pakistan and Afghanistan, killing at least 277 people.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 22, 2015
A palpable sense of security is returning to Pakistan as a crackdown on militancy bears fruit, but critics warn the government has not taken long-term steps to tackle the underlying scourge of extremist Islam.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 16, 2015
Six persons were on Thursday hanged in Pakistan's Punjab province, the third consecutive day of mass executions in the country bringing the total toll to more than 260 since December when a moratorium on death penalties was ended following the Peshawar school carnage.
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.
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.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 16, 2015
Peshawar won Pakistan's National T20 Championship for the second consecutive time by defeating Karachi Blues by seven wickets.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 7, 2015
Pakistan has frozen more than 200 bank accounts of unregistered religious seminaries in a bid to break the nexus between militants and those who provide them funds.
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 | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 31, 2015
A son of a samosa vendor in Pakistan has secured the top position in Class 12 examination, a media report said on Monday.
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 | Thursday August 13, 2015
Pakistan's army on Thursday announced the death penalty for six terrorists linked to an assault on a school in Peshawar that killed 151 people, mainly school children, in the country's deadliest terror attack.
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 | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday rejected all applications challenging the 18th and 21st constitutional amendments, ruling in favour of the establishment of military courts in the country.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 14, 2015
Toy guns have been banned in the cities of Peshawar and Kohat in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to discourage the growing trend of arms and violence among the children.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 23, 2015
Pakistani President Mumnoon Husain has rejected the mercy petitions of 65 condemned prisoners since the moratorium on death sentence was lifted following the Peshawar Army School tragedy last year, media reported on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 31, 2015
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani demanded tough action from Pakistan against Taliban militants in a letter seeking greater anti-terrorism cooperation, after facing strong public criticism over a controversial intelligence-sharing deal between the neighbours.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 31, 2015
When Taliban militants stormed a school in Pakistan's northwest last December, killing 150 people, mainly children, in the country's deadliest terror attack, comic book creators Mustafa Hasnain and Gauhar Aftab decided it was time to act.
World News | Friday May 15, 2015
Pakistani air strikes today killed at least 17 militants in the country's restive tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, security officials said, part of a major operation against the Taliban.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 4, 2015
Unidentified gunmen attacked a school in Pakistan on Monday and killed a guard, police said, raising fears of a repeat of a deadly school attack five months ago that toughened Pakistan's resolve to fight militants.