Pakistani Taliban tweet taunts PM after Easter attack

2016-03-29 12:38

Taliban militants who killed 72 people, many of them children, in a brutal Easter weekend bombing mocked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with a taunting tweet that declared war had "reached his doorstep".

Pakistan foils airbase attacks, 5 killed

2014-08-15 13:23

Gunmen have attacked two airbases in south-western Pakistan before being repelled by security forces, who killed at least five of the assailants, the military says.

Karachi airport under second attack

2014-06-10 11:31

A security academy at Karachi's airport has come under attack, less than 48 hours after an all-night siege by Taliban gunmen at Pakistan's busiest airport that killed more than 30 people.

Strikes on 'terrorist hideouts' kill 15 in Pakistan

2014-06-10 07:38

At least 15 people have been killed as Pakistan carried out early morning air strikes on a militant-infested tribal district, the military says, a day after a brazen Taliban assault on Karachi airport.

Pakistan's main airport attacked, 21 dead

2014-06-09 06:19

Heavily armed militants have launched an assault on Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi, leaving at least 21 dead including 10 militants in a six-hour siege.

Bomb kills four in Pakistan's Karachi

2014-04-24 09:45

A bomb targeting a local police official has killed at least four people and wounded 15 others in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, police say.

Bomb kills 17, wounds 50 in Islamabad market

2014-04-09 08:46

A bomb has ripped through a bustling Islamabad market, killing at least 17 people, police and hospital officials say, the latest violence to hit government peace talks with the Taliban.

Gun, grenade feud kills 14 in Karachi

2014-03-12 13:59

Rival gangs have opened fire and lobbed grenades in a notoriously violent district of Pakistan's financial hub, Karachi, killing 14 people.

Pakistan attacks Taliban hideouts, 30 killed

2014-02-25 10:01

Pakistani fighter jets have bombarded Taliban hideouts in the troubled northwest, killing at least 30 in the fourth airstrikes since peace talks stalled.

Bombing kills 14 at Pakistan bus station

2014-02-24 08:01

A bomb planted at a busy bus terminal near a police station in northwest Pakistan has killed 14 people and wounding 15 near the country's lawless tribal region, authorities say.


Malala condemns Trump's 'ideology of hatred'

2015-12-16 10:05

Nobel prize winner Malala Yousafzai has condemned Donald Trump's views on Muslims at a sombre ceremony to remember the 134 children killed in a Taliban attack on a Pakistani school last year.

Pakistan army begins ground offensive

2014-06-30 12:08

The Pakistani army says it launched a ground offensive in a northwestern city considered a key Taliban stronghold after two weeks of aerial bombing in the region.

Bodies of Karachi airport workers found after siege

2014-06-10 10:07

The charred bodies of Karachi airport workers who phoned their families as they hid in a cold-storage facility that was engulfed in flames during a Taliban attack have been recovered by Pakistani authorities.

Pakistan airport cleared of militants after 28 killed

2014-06-09 10:13

Twenty-eight people have been killed as Pakistan's military fought an all-night battle with Taliban gunmen who besieged Karachi airport armed with rocket launchers and suicide vests.

US doctor shot dead in Pakistan

2014-05-27 08:30

A US volunteer cardiologist has been shot dead in Pakistan, a member of his minority Ahmadi community says, in the latest attack on a group that says it is Muslim but whose religion is rejected by the state.

Militant attacks in northwestern Pakistan kill 8

2014-04-22 12:41

Two militant attacks in northwestern Pakistan have killed eight people, including five policemen, officials say.

Pakistan's Musharraf survives hit attempt

2014-04-03 09:10

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is on trial for treason, has narrowly escaped an assassination attempt as a bomb went off along the route his convoy travelled.

11 killed in attack on Pakistan court

2014-03-03 08:53

Gunmen have burst into a court in a busy shopping area in the centre of the Pakistani capital killing at least 11 people, including a judge, police and witnesses say.

Gunmen kill senior Taliban commander

2014-02-24 11:06

Unidentified gunmen have killed a senior commander of the Pakistani Taliban who had a government bounty on his head, officials and family say.

25 killed as Pakistan bombs Taliban hideouts

2014-01-21 17:55

Pakistani jets have bombarded suspected Taliban hideouts in a northwestern tribal district, killing at least 25 people, in response to two major bombings targeting the military.

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