Pakistan police arrest six over child wedding

2016-02-07 07:27

Police have arrested six people accused of arranging the marriage of a 7-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl in eastern Pakistan.

EU warns Pakistan over migrant co-operation

2016-01-26 22:42

The European Union has complained about difficulties in deporting migrants to Pakistan, warning it could take steps against Islamabad if it fails to comply with a deal on repatriations.

Pakistan university demands weapons after attack

2016-01-25 18:29

A Pakistan university attacked by the Taliban last week has demanded the government arm its staff as it seeks to boost security after the deadly assault in which 21 people were killed.

Pakistani military arrests 5 in university attack

2016-01-23 19:06

The military has arrested 5 suspects on charges of facilitating a deadly militant attack on a university that killed 21, mostly students, in the country's northwest

'The 'Protector' defies Pakistan university attackers

2016-01-20 20:29

A chemistry teacher who tried to shield his students by opening fire on Taliban militants during a deadly attack at a Pakistani university, was known as "The Protector" even before his death in a hail of bullets.

Gun battle at Pakistan university ends, 21 people killed

2016-01-20 09:44

The death toll in a gun and explosives attack on a university in northwestern Pakistan has risen to 21, police told AFP, adding that security forces had ended the operation against the gunmen.

Pakistani police: Gunmen storm university in northwest

2016-01-20 08:33

Pakistani police say gunmen have stormed a university in the country's northwest and have wounded at least five. A professor and student have been killed.

Roadside bomb kills five soldiers in Pakistan

2016-01-18 14:31

At least five paramilitary soldiers are killed and two others injured when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in the southwestern province of Balochistan, officials say.

At least 15 dead in southwest Pakistan blast

2016-01-13 08:10

At least 15 people were killed in a blast apparently targeting police outside a polio vaccination centre in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, according to officials.

Fire at hotel in Rawalpindi, no one hurt

2016-01-06 14:43

Pakistani police say a fire broke out at the famous Pearl Continental Hotel in the garrison city of Rawalpindi but no one was hurt.


Pakistan urges Taliban to discuss peace

2016-02-06 16:18

Pakistan says as many Taliban groups as possible must be persuaded to join any upcoming peace discussions with the Afghan government.

Pakistan closes Punjab schools amid Taliban threats

2016-01-26 16:04

Pakistani authorities have closed all the schools in the country's largest province, Punjab, following an alert over possible militant attacks.

Sharif vows action against all militant groups

2016-01-24 21:14

Pakistan has pledged further action to combat militants, but Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has admitted progress has often been slow.

Pakistan mourns, buries university dead

2016-01-21 17:02

Pakistanis have buried their dead and observed a day of nationwide mourning after the brazen attack on a university in which students and teachers were gunned down.

'We saw three terrorists shouting Allah is great!'

2016-01-20 10:54

At least 21 people died in an armed assault on a university in Pakistan, where witnesses reported two large explosions as security forces moved in under dense fog to halt the bloodshed.

Gunfire being exchanged at Pakistani university

2016-01-20 09:00

Pakistani police say a professor and a student have been killed in an attack by gunmen at a university in the country's northwest.

Suicide bomber targeting police in Pakistan kills 11

2016-01-19 12:04

A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle has struck a crowded police checkpoint on the outskirts of the Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing 11 people in an attack claimed by the Taliban

Pakistan hangs 332 after reinstating death penalty

2016-01-16 13:22

Pakistan has announced that authorities have executed 332 criminals and militants since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty in 2014, marking the first time an official tally has been released.

4 wheels good, 2 wheels better for Pakistan's female drivers

2016-01-11 10:15

The idea of women straddling motorcycles or driving rickshaws for money is still taboo in deeply conservative Pakistan. For many female drivers, taking to the road is a sign of freedom.

India says all 6 militants killed in air base siege

2016-01-05 21:06

Indian forces have killed all six militants who attacked an air force base near the Pakistan border, but as a precaution soldiers are continuing the search.

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