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Taliban suicide bomber attacks Pakistan paramilitary force, 2 killed

Taliban suicide bomber attacks Pakistan paramilitary force, 2 killed

The explosion occurred near the Bagh-e-Naran Chowk in Hayatabad, reports the Dawn.

'Lynched Pakistani student did not commit blasphemy'

The killing led to a national outcry after a video of it went viral.

Bomb hits girls' school in NW Pakistan, injures 4: Police

A bomb exploded outside a girls` school in northwestern Pakistan early Monday, wounding two police officers but injuring no students as classes had not yet begun, authorities said.

Russian military delegation visits restive Waziristan in Pakistan

For the first time, a high-level Russian military delegation has visited Pakistan's restive tribal region along the Afghan border to get first-hand information of the situation in the former strongholds of the militants.

Pakistan Assembly to legalise trials before military courts

Pakistan's Parliament is to adopt a bill legalising trials before military courts for another two years.

Fourth suicide bomber strikes Pakistan in one day

Four suicide bombers struck Pakistan in one day Wednesday, killing six people and unnerving citizens whose growing sense of security has been shaken by multiple Taliban blasts this week.

Pakistan blast: At least 21 killed, over 40 injured in Kurram's explosion

An explosion in a busy vegetable market killed at least 21 people on Saturday in Pakistan`s remote northwestern tribal region, an official said.

Pakistan: Military courts to be discontinued after two years

Pakistan will wind up its special military courts from on Saturday, two years after they were set up for speedy trial of hardcore militants following the deadly Taliban attack on an Army school that killed nearly 150 children.

900 Pakistani families displaced during army operation return against terrorists

Over 900 families displaced due to military operations against terrorists in the restive tribal region in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday returned to their homes after nearly two years.

Pakistan denies bail to "Afghan Girl" from National Geographic photo

A Pakistani court on Wednesday denied bail to Sharbat Gula, who was arrested for illegally living in Pakistan and is best known as the green-eyed Afghan girl who posed for a National Geographic magazine photograph 30 years ago.

Pakistan court rejects bail plea of National Geographic's 'Afghan girl'

Pakistan court rejects bail plea of National Geographic's 'Afghan girl'

The haunting photo of a green-eyed, Afghan girl named Sharbat Gula was one of National Geographic magazine's most famous covers. 

National Geographic's famed ''Afghan Girl'' arrested in Pakistan

National Geographic`s famed `Afghan Girl` Sharbat Bibi was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday in Pakistan`s Peshawar city, authorities said.

Pakistan arrests two for spreading Islamic State propaganda

Police arrested two men suspected of distributing pamphlets for Islamic State (IS) following a raid in the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said on Wednesday, amid lingering fears that the Middle East militant group was making inroads in Pakistan.

UN opens new centre in Pakistan for safe return of Afghan refugees

The UN on Wednesday inaugurated its second voluntary repatriation centre in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to facilitate safe return of up to 10,000 refugees daily.

Militants target police van in northwest Pakistan, nine including four policemen injured

At least nine persons, including four policemen, were injured on Monday when militants targetted a police van with an explosive device in Pakistan's restive northwest region.

Seek consular access to Indian prisoner in Peshawar, Sushma Swaraj tells envoy

Hamid Nehal Ansari was attacked twice in the Peshawar Central Prison in the last two months, Dawn online quoted his lawyer as telling a court on Thursday.

Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

A tussle has erupted between Pakistan's powerful military and the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over a sprawling piece of land in the garrison city of Abbottabad where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden lived and was killed in 2011.

US airstrike kills mastermind of Peshawar school attack

Umar Khalifa, a known terrorist leader with the Tariq Gidar Group, was killed in Nangarhar province over the weekend.

Banners on Pakistani roads urge Gen Raheel Sharif to impose martial law, form govt

Mysterious banners springing up overnight on all major thoroughfares in 13 cities across Pakistan on Monday urged Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif to impose martial law and form a government of technocrats, strengthening the view that something was cooking up.