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The Taliban massacre that killed 148 people, mostly children, at a military-run school in north-western Pakistan left a scene of heart-wrenching devastation, pools of blood and young lives snuffed out as the nation mourned and mass funerals for the victims got under way.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
A car bomb exploded on a crowded street in north-western Pakistan today, killing 37 people in the third blast to hit the troubled city of Peshawar in a week, officials said.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2013
Angry Pakistani Christians have denounced the deadliest attack ever in the country against members of their faith as the death toll from a church bombing climbed overnight to 81.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2013
The death toll from two overnight bombings at a busy market in northern Pakistan rose to 49 today with 10 more people dying at a hospital, officials said.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2013
A suspected US drone strike has killed the number two commander of the Pakistani Taliban, according to intelligence sources.
Wed, 29 May, 2013
A suicide bomber attacked a convoy carrying a paramilitary police commander in north-western Pakistan today, killing at least six people, including two women.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2013
At least 12 people have been killed by a bomb blast at a refugee camp in north-western Pakistan, police said.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2013
At least five people were killed when militants wearing suicide vests and disguised as policemen attacked the office of a senior political official in north-western Pakistan today, police and hospital officials said.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
At least 21 people have been killed by a suicide bomber who blew himself up outside a Shiite mosque in north-western Pakistan as worshippers were leaving Friday prayers.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2013
The UN has halted its Pakistan polio vaccination campaign after two more of its workers were shot dead by Taliban gunmen.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
Six anti-polio campaign workers have been shot dead by suspected Taliban gunmen in Pakistan.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012
Five Taliban fighters were killed in a battle with security forces today after they fled to a village in north-western Pakistan near an international airport they helped attack the night before, officials said.
Sun, 16 Dec, 2012
At least five people have been killed and 90 others wounded after a bombing at a Shiite religious procession in north-western Pakistan on Sunday which the Taliban has claimed responsibility for.
Sun, 25 Nov, 2012
A car bomb tore through a crowded bazaar outside an office for anti-Taliban tribal elders Saturday in north-western Pakistan, killing at least 17 people, officials said.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2012
A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a rival militant commander's compound in north-western Pakistan today, killing at least 10 people, as heavily armed attackers killed eight members of the coast guard in the south-west, officials said.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2012
A minibus carrying Shiite Muslims hit an anti-tank landmine in north-western Pakistan today, killing 14 of them in what police described as the country's latest sectarian attack.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012
Eighteen people were killed and another 35 wounded after a bomb blast hit a bus carrying government employees and other civilians in north-western Pakistan today.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2012
America claimed its most significant victory in its controversial targeted bombing campaign after a drone strike in Pakistan killed al Qaida’s second-in-command.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2012
Gunmen killed 18 passengers travelling on a bus in north-western Pakistan today, police said.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2012
Afghanistan’s president has appealed for Pakistan’s help in negotiating a peace deal with Taliban militants before a summit today that will also include Iran’s leader.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2012
Four alleged militants were killed today when a suspected US drone fired missiles at a house and a vehicle in north-western Pakistan, Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012
Suspected US drones fired four missiles at two compounds in north-western Pakistan near the Afghan border, killing 16 alleged militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said today.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2011
PAKISTAN is warning that the Taliban are plotting to secure the freedom of Osama bin Laden’s wives and children by kidnapping a high-ranking government official and then offering to exchange their captive for the family.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2011
Hundreds of militants have crossed the Afghan border and attacked three security checkpoints in north-western Pakistan, killing 12 troops.
Sat, 27 Aug, 2011
Suspected US unmanned aircraft fired missiles at a house in north-western Pakistan today, killing 13 alleged militants in the second such attack in less than 12 hours, Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2011
A blast believed to have been set off by a suicide bomber killed at least four people at a political rally in north-western Pakistan today, police said.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2011
The Pakistani Taliban said they used a female suicide bomber for the first time in an attack on a police station in north-western Pakistan that killed 10 people.
Sun, 26 Jun, 2011
Eight people have been killed by a bomb which ripped through a busy restaurant in north-western Pakistan.
Sat, 28 May, 2011
Two passengers were killed and nine others injured when a roadside bomb hit a minibus in north-western Pakistan today, an official said.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2011
A roadside bomb has struck a convoy carrying a prominent hardline Islamist politician in north-western Pakistan, killing 10 people, police said.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2011
A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle attacked a police checkpoint in north-western Pakistan today, killing 13 people, police said.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2011
A suicide bomber has attacked a funeral attended by anti-Taliban militiamen in north-western Pakistan, killing at least 36 mourners and injuring 100, police officials said.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2011
A pair of bombings targeting police in the north-western Pakistan city of Peshawar killed five people today, including a senior police officer, officials said.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2011
Police said an explosion on a minibus in north-western Pakistan has killed at least 15 people.
Mon, 17 Jan, 2011
A US drone is suspected of firing four missiles at a vehicle in north-western Pakistan, killing six alleged militants, intelligence officials said today.
Fri, 07 Jan, 2011
Seven militants have been killed by a US missile strike in a tribal region in north-western Pakistan, intelligence officials say.
Thu, 16 Dec, 2010
Two suicide bombers disguised as policemen killed 50 people at an anti-Taliban tribal meeting in Pakistan today.
Mon, 06 Dec, 2010
More than a dozen mourners at a funeral in Pakistan were killed when the cover of a sewage tank they were standing on collapsed.
Tue, 23 Nov, 2010
Bomb attacks in north-western Pakistan killed nine people today, including three worshippers at a mosque and a group of soldiers travelling through an area the army pounded in a months-long offensive earlier this year.
Fri, 22 Oct, 2010
A roadside bomb killed six Taliban militants, including a prominent local commander, in north-western Pakistan today in an attack that could have been motivated by tensions between different insurgent groups.
Thu, 21 Oct, 2010
Four suspected US missile strikes killed 11 militants in north-western Pakistan, near the Afghan border, intelligence officials said today.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2010
A suspected US missile strike has killed at least six people in north-western Pakistan near the Afghan border, intelligence officials said today.
Sun, 10 Oct, 2010
A senior al-Qaida commander who led attacks along the Pakistan border and several other militants were killed in an air strike in eastern Afghanistan, Nato said today.
Wed, 29 Sep, 2010