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Pakistan School Massacre Suspects Arrested In Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 03.19.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan security services have arrested five men in connection with the massacre at a Pakistan military school last month t...

Pakistan School Reopens After Taliban Massacre

AP | ZARAR KHAN and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 03.13.2015 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani children returned on Monday to the school where Taliban gunmen killed 150 of their classmates and teachers last ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

The Best Way To Help Pakistan After The School Attack Is To Donate To Education | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.18.2014 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- When terrorists stormed a school in Peshawar on Tuesday and killed 141 people, mostly children, it was both one of the deadliest attacks...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pakistani Opposition Leader Ends 126-Day Protests, Calls For Unity Amid Peshawar School Attack | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- With Pakistan reeling from a terrorist attack that killed 141 people, mostly children, opposition leader Imran Khan on Wednesday declare...

It's High Time to Quell the Insurgency in Pakistan

Madiha Shah Modi | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Madiha Shah Modi

A full scale military operation to rid Pakistan of the scourge of terrorism in the country's tribal belt has sparked a national debate, and defense analysts and experts on Afghan affairs and militancy have begun shedding light on the Karachi airport attack. Given that Pakistan has already reportedly suffered 49,000 casualties -- including the loss of more than 15,000 security personnel in its fight against homegrown insurgency -- and given the prospects of full throttle action against the militants in coming days, the government needs to focus on formulating an effective strategy to avoid civilian casualties in future situations. Hence, it is the high time to quell the insurgency through employing all the resources available.

The Secret Power of Interfaith Encounters

Daniel Tutt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Daniel Tutt

As a Christian who works closely with the Muslim community, and as a Muslim who was brought back to my own faith by the beauty I found in Judaism and Christianity, we welcome the upcoming holidays as a time for rekindling the spirit of interfaith understanding we so desperately need.

Pakistani Militants Behead Anti-Taliban Militiamen

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 09.10.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Militants beheaded three members of an anti-Taliban militia in northwestern Pakistan and kidnapped three others, a government of...

Pakistani Gunmen Kill At Least 6 In Attack On Mosque

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan -- Gunmen shot to death six people and wounded 15 in an attack on a former provincial minister outside a mosque in southwest Pakistan...

Gunmen Dressed In Police Uniforms Kill 13 Bus Passengers

AP | ADIL JAWAD and ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 10.05.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — A bomb blast that appeared to be targeting a provincial government minister killed 11 people before dawn Wednesday at a socc...

Dozens Killed After Bombs Rip Through Busy Market In Pakistan

AP | HUSSAIN AFZAL and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 09.25.2013 | World

PARACHINAR, Pakistan — A pair of bombs tore through crowds of shoppers at a busy market in northern Pakistan on Friday, killing 39 people, offic...

Multiple Bomb Attacks Kill More Than A Dozen In Pakistan

AP | ABDUL SATTAR and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Pakistani forces stormed a hospital that had been taken over by gunmen Saturday in a restive southwestern province, freeing h...

23 Dead In Pakistan Taliban Attack

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 04.04.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Taliban militants wearing suicide vests fired automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades at an army post in northweste...

Car Bomb Tears Through Crowded Bazaar

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A car bomb tore through a crowded bazaar outside an office for anti-Taliban tribal elders Saturday in northwestern Pakistan...

Militants Attack Pakistan Army Post, Killing 9

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Taliban militants ambushed a Pakistani army post near the Afghan border before dawn Wednesday, killing eight soldiers, in a reminde...

Gunmen Attack Pakistani Army Camp, Kill 7

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 09.07.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Gunmen killed eight people in an attack Monday on a Pakistani army camp near a city where thousands of hardline Islamists stopped o...

Gunmen Open Fire At Roadside Restaurant, Killing 18 People

AP | ABDUL SATTAR and MUNIR AHMED | Posted 07.06.2012 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan -- Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire at a roadside restaurant in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing 18 people, officials said. ...

Explosion Rips Through Crowded Pakistani Bazar

AP | By RIAZ KHAN | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Two bombs killed 33 people in tribal areas of northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, officials and witnesses said, a reminder of the...

Bombing At Seminary Kills 14, Injures Dozens

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — A bomb attached to a bicycle exploded outside a seminary in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, po...

NATO: Mistakes Led To Attack That Killed 24 Pakistani Troops

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC and PATRICK QUINN | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — An investigation into a NATO attack that killed 24 Pakistani troops last month near the Afghan border has concluded that a ...

4th Suspected U.S. Drone Strike In Pakistan In 24 Hours Kills 5

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — A suspected American missile strike killed five alleged militants in northwestern Pakistan early Thursday, an intel...

Islamabad University Attacked, 4 Killed, As Army Presses Ahead With South Waziristan Offensive

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Suicide bombers attacked an Islamic university popular with foreigners in Pakistan's capital Tuesday, killing four student...

Pakistan Bomb Attack At NATO Border Crossing Kills At Least 19

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A suicide bomber attacked the main border crossing for convoys ferrying supplies to U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan on ...

PC Hotel Blast: Pakistani Officials Say Attack Is Revenge For Anti-Taliban Offensive

DAWN.COM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR: At least seven people were killed and 34 others wounded in a huge bomb blast at the five-star Pearl Continental hotel in Peshawar Tuesday, o...

Pakistan Attacks In 2008, 2009

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A look at some recent major attacks in Pakistan or blamed on Pakistan-based militants: _ June 9, 2009: A huge bomb explodes at a luxury hotel in Pesh...

Islamabad Police Base Hit By Suicide Bomber

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suicide bomber has killed at least five paramilitary police in an attack on a security base in the Pakistan capital, Islamabad, police say....