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Pakistan Police

Pakistan's Women Police Fight Criminals, Militants And Scorn At Home

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

By Katharine Houreld ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan Oct 21 (Reuters) - When Shazadi Gillani, the highest ranking female police officer in Pakist...

'You Have To Be A Madman To Do This Job'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Katharine Houreld PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct 3 (Reuters) - A technician from Pakistan's top bomb disposal unit packed some aging deton...

How A Low-Level Cop Came To Control The Pakistani Underworld

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT and ADIL JAWAD | Posted 03.30.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan -- A corrupt, low-level cop with a healthy dose of street smarts rises to control hundreds of illegal gambling dens in Pakistan's la...

21 Missing Policemen Found Dead

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 02.28.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Twenty-one tribal policemen believed to have been kidnapped by the Taliban were found shot dead in Pakistan's troubled northwest...

Pakistan Seeks Help To Rescue 23 Missing Police

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 02.26.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistani officials pressured tribal elders Friday to help rescue 23 policemen believed to have been kidnapped by the Talib...

Bombers Attack Pakistan Police Station, Killing 8

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2013 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Four Taliban suicide bombers attacked a police station in northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing at le...

Pakistan Names New Spy Chief

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan appointed a new head of intelligence on Friday, injecting some uncertainty in America's dealings with an agency crucial to ...

Surgeon Killed After Receiving Threats For Role In Investigation

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 02.28.2012 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Gunmen in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday killed a police surgeon who had received threats for his role in investigating th...

Peshawar Police Station Hit By Double Blasts, 11 Killed

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least 11 people have died in two explosions near a police office in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police said. The bombs were detonated at an in...

5 Detained Americans men sought jihad

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD and DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SARGODHA, Pakistan — Five young American Muslims detained in Pakistan wanted to join militants in the country's Taliban-ruled tribal region, bat...

Taliban Fight Back Against Pakistan Offensive

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — Pakistani troops and the Taliban fought fierce battles in a militant sanctuary near the Afghan border, with both si...

3 Pakistan Terrorist Attacks Prevented, Taliban Aide Zaid Mustafa Captured

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani authorities arrested 13 Islamist militants in separate raids that police said Monday foiled major terrorist attacks and pr...

Pakistani Police A Growing Target For Militants

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The militant attack on a Pakistani police academy Monday in Lahore, compounded with militants' attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team earlier this mont...

Lahore: Pakistan Army Overpowers Gunmen Who Attacked Police Academy

AP | BABAR DOGAR and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan — Black-clad Pakistani commandos overpowered a group of militants who had seized a police academy, took cadets hostage and kill...