Pakistani PM steps down amid corruption allegations

Pakistani PM steps down amid corruption allegations

Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif has stepped down after the supreme court disqualified him from holding office over allegations of corruption and ordered criminal charges to be filed against him and his family.

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22 killed in blast at Pakistan market

22 killed in blast at Pakistan market

A bomb explosion in a market has killed 22 minority Shiite Muslims and wounded 45 others in Pakistan's Kurram tribal region near the Afghan border.

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Anger as mosque bombing kills 59

Anger as mosque bombing kills 59

Thousands of Shiites across Pakistan mourned and protested today after a bombing at a Shiite mosque killed at least 59 people.

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Pakistani Minister killed by suicide bomber

A suicide bomber has shot his way into the residence of a Pakistani provincial government minister killing him and seven others.

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Suicide bomber kills 25 at policeman's funeral

More than 20 people have died when a suicide bomber attacked a funeral for a policeman in south-western Pakistan.

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Five killed in Pakistan suicide attack

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.

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Pakistan market bombing 'a security failure'

Pakistan market bombing 'a security failure'

The governor of a province in south-western Pakistan where 81 people died in a massive bombing says security officials are too scared of retribution from terrorists to do their jobs.

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Pakistan mourns as bombs toll rises

Funerals for some of the scores of victims of a series of bombings in Pakistan will take place today as the death toll rose to 120.

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Six dead after Pakistan suicide bombing

Six dead after Pakistan suicide bombing

Six people were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up near a vehicle carrying the regional head of a government-allied militia in north-west Pakistan, officials have said.

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25 killed in Pakistan bomb attack

Twenty-five people were killed when a bomb targeting a militia opposed to the Pakistani Taliban exploded in a market close to the Afghan border today – the deadliest blast in the country in several months, officials said.

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Nineteen killed as Pakistan hit by double suicide blasts

Nineteen killed as Pakistan hit by double suicide blasts

A pair of suicide bombers attacked the house of a top military officer in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta today, killing his wife and 18 other people, at least eight of them soldiers, authorities said.

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33 killed in 24 hours in Pakistan violence

33 killed in 24 hours in Pakistan violence

A wave of violence killed 33 people in the last 24 hours in Pakistan's largest city, with many of the victims tortured, shot and stuffed in sacks that were dumped on the streets, officials said today.

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Two children among 11 killed in gun attack on Pakistan bus

Two children among 11 killed in gun attack on Pakistan bus

Gunmen opened fire on a minibus carrying minority Shiite Muslims in south-western Pakistan today, killing 11 people in what appeared to be a sectarian attack.

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Eight killed in Pakistan blast

Eight people have been killed by a bomb which ripped through a busy restaurant in north-western Pakistan.

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Pakistan car bomb kills eight

A car bomb has exploded near a government office in north-west Pakistan killing at least eight people.

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Taliban siege ends at Pakistan military base

Taliban siege ends at Pakistan military base

Pakistani commandos have regained control of a military base after Taliban suicide attackers occupied it for 15 hours, killing a dozen people.

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Taliban militants cornered at naval base

Taliban militants cornered at naval base

Pakistani commandos cornered a group of Taliban militants in an office building on a naval base in Karachi today after the insurgents raided the complex in an attack which destroyed two US-supplied surveillance aircraft, officials said.

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Three killed in Pakistan bus blast

A roadside bomb has hit a passenger bus in eastern Pakistan, killing at least three people and leaving several others injured.

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80 die in bin Laden revenge blasts

80 die in bin Laden revenge blasts

A pair of suicide bombers from Pakistan’s Taliban have killed 80 people in an attack at paramilitary training centre in first major retaliation for the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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Deadly Pakistan bomb attacks 'revenge for bin Laden'

Deadly Pakistan bomb attacks 'revenge for bin Laden'

The Pakistani Taliban said today it carried out the twin blasts at a Frontier Corps training centre that killed at least 69 people, nearly all of them recruits, to avenge the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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Bombs 'kill 30' at Pakistan shrine

At least 30 people have been killed in two suicide bombings at a shrine in Pakistan, an emergency official has said.

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Second bomb attack targets Islamist politician in Pakistan

A roadside bomb has struck a convoy carrying a prominent hardline Islamist politician in north-western Pakistan, killing 10 people, police said.

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Five killed in Pakistan police station blast

A suicide car bomber has targeted a police station in north west Pakistan, killing at least five people.

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Young suicide bomber in a school uniform kills dozens in Pakistan

A young suicide bomber in a school uniform attacked soldiers during morning exercises at a Pakistani army training camp today, killing 27 troops and wounding 40 others, police and the military said.

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Obama condemns Pakistan attack

Obama condemns Pakistan attack

US president Barack Obama condemned what he said was an “outrageous” terrorist attack in Pakistan that killed at least 45 people.

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Suicide bomber kills eight in Pakistan

A suicide bomber blew himself up him in a market in north-west Pakistan today, killing at least eight people.

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Pakistan: Suicide bombers kill 50 at anti-Taliban meeting

Pakistan: Suicide bombers kill 50 at anti-Taliban meeting

Two suicide bombers disguised as policemen killed 50 people at an anti-Taliban tribal meeting in Pakistan today.

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Pakistan suicide attack kills 40

Two suicide bombers killed at least 40 people today in an area of Pakistan rife with militants.

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Six killed in Pakistan suicide blast

A suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police van in north-west Pakistan today, killing six people and injuring 17 others, police said.

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Nine killed in Pakistan bomb attacks

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.

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Six paramilitary soldiers killed by roadside bomb

A roadside bomb has killed six paramilitary soldiers in a Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border.

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Death toll rises to 65 in Pakistan suicide blast

Death toll rises to 65 in Pakistan suicide blast

The death toll from a Pakistani Taliban suicide attack on a Shiite Muslim procession rose from 43 to 65 overnight as critically wounded people died in hospitals, police said today.

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Three killed in Pakistan market blast

An explosion at a Pakistani market near the Afghan border killed three people and wounded seven others today, a local official said.

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Two killed in Pakistan bus terminal blast

Two killed in Pakistan bus terminal blast

An explosion near a bus terminal in Pakistan’s Swat Valley killed two people and wounded at least 35 today, officials said.

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Pakistan suicide attacks death toll now at 62

Pakistan suicide attacks death toll now at 62

A pair of suicide bombings killed 62 people today outside a government office in a region along the Afghan border.

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Suicide blast death toll rises to 48

Suicide blast death toll rises to 48

At least 48 people were killed and 80 injured today when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck outside a government office in Pakistan.

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US missile strike kills 10 in Pakistan

A US missile strike has killed two foreign militant suspects and eight Pakistanis near the Afghan border, two intelligence officials said today.

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Suicide bomber kills two in Pakistan's Swat Valley

Suicide bomber kills two in Pakistan's Swat Valley

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a busy market area in the main city in Pakistan’s Swat Valley today, killing two civilians in the north-western region wrested from the Taliban last year, police said.

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Bomb kills two in Pakistan's Swat Valley

A bomb has ripped through a busy market area in the main city in Pakistan’s Swat Valley, killing at least two people, police said today.

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Seven killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

A suicide bomber rammed a truck loaded with explosives into a police station in Pakistan today, killing seven passers-by.

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25 militants killed in Pakistan raids

Pakistani security forces have killed at least 25 suspected militants in overnight raids near the Afghan border, officials said today.

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Seven dead in Pakistan hospital suicide bombing

A suicide bomber attacked a hospital in the south-west Pakistani city of Quetta today, killing at least seven people, as Shiite Muslims gathered to mourn a murdered bank manager.

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Pakistan Taliban attack US Consulate

Pakistan Taliban attack US Consulate

The Taliban attacked a US consulate in Pakistan with car bombs and grenades today killing three people, hours after 41 others died in a suicide attack on a political rally.

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Suicide bomber targets Pakistan political rally

At least 10 people have been killed in a suspected suicide attack at a political rally in north-west Pakistan, police said today.

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Pakistan blast death toll rises to 39

Pakistan blast death toll rises to 39

Two suicide bombers targeting army vehicles detonated explosives within seconds of each other in the Pakistani city of Lahore today, killing at least 39 people.

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Twelve killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

At least 12 people were killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore today.

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Suicide bomber kills Pakistani police chief

Suicide bomber kills Pakistani police chief

Teams of coordinated suicide attackers struck two police stations in north western Pakistan today, killing a local police chief and wounding four officers in the latest assault on government officials, authorities said.

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Three US soldiers killed as terrorists target girls' school

Three US soldiers were among seven people killed today in a roadside bomb blast near a girls' school in north-west Pakistan, security officials said.

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Bomb kills six near girl's school in Pakistan

A roadside bomb has killed six people, including three foreigners, near a girls' school in north-west Pakistan, police said.

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12 die in Pakistan suicide blast

A suicide bomber today killed 12 people at a police checkpoint in a north-west Pakistani tribal area where the military declared victory over the Taliban and al-Qaida last year.

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Eight killed in Pakistan blast

An explosion apparently caused by a suicide vest stored in a house in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi killed eight suspected militants today.

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Karachi blast kills 20

Karachi blast kills 20

A suicide bombing targeting a Shiite Muslim procession in Pakistan’s largest city of Karachi killed at least 20 people and wounded 60 more today, as Shiites across the country marked the key holy day of Ashoura.

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Pakistan death toll rises to four

Pakistan death toll rises to four

A suicide bomber struck an area full of government buildings in Pakistan’s main north-west city today, killing four people and underscoring that militant groups retain strength despite being under siege by the army.

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Pakistan: Suicide attack kills two outside airline building

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a state-run Pakistani airline building in the country’s main north-west city today, killing two people.

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Three killed in Pakistan press-club suicide blast

Two people were killed today when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a press club in north-western Pakistan, officials said.

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Pakistani police arrest gang suspected of Peshawar bombings

Pakistani police arrest gang suspected of Peshawar bombings

Police commandos acting on a tip-off killed one militant and arrested five others today in a raid against a bombing cell accused in recent attacks around the north west Pakistani city of Peshawar, authorities said today.

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Dozens killed and injured in Pakistan suicide attack

Dozens killed and injured in Pakistan suicide attack

At least 26 people were killed and 20 were wounded in a suicide attack on a mosque in Pakistan today.

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Fear of attacks persist for United Nations workers

Fear of attacks persist for United Nations workers

United Nations aid workers in Pakistan still fear terrorist attacks, despite being given increased security following a suicide raid that killed five of them.

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Four killed in Pakistan blast

Four killed in Pakistan blast

Four people were killed today when a pick-up truck laden with explosives blew up outside a police station in north-western Pakistan today.

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