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Florida triple murder suspect dies after standoff in Tennessee

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 07:52

A U.S. military veteran suspected in the Memorial Day weekend killings of three people in Florida died on Tuesday after he shot himself during a standoff with a SWAT team in Tennessee, officials said.

Swat`s silk industry killed by Pakistan Taliban militancy

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:55

Five years after it collapsed under Taliban rule, the once-thriving silk industry in the Swat valley of northwest Pakistan is still in shreds, leaving thousands without work and entrepreneurs like Shaukat Ali counting the cost.

Iraq presses Qaeda offencive, UN warns of more displaced

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 19:03

Iraqi forces pressed an assault on al Qaeda-linked fighters holding parts of a city west of Baghdad today as the UN warned of an "exponential rise" in displaced or stranded families.

Militants attack city council as Iraq unrest kills 44

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 21:24

Militants attacked and temporarily occupied a city council headquarters and assaulted a police station in Iraq on Monday, as violence across the country killed 44 people, officials said.

New Jersey shopping mall gunman shot himself dead: Police

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 12:08

A gunman fired over half a dozen shots inside a shopping mall in New Jersey`s Paramus, before killing himself on Monday night, triggering a massive manhunt by police.

Pakistan is protecting Dawood

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 23:05

India’s most wanted underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim, made a shocking disclosure that Pakistan is providing safe shelter to him but for what?

Malala Yousafzai talks peace as Taliban vows to attack her again

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 18:54

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai who was a year back shot at on her school bus after angering the Taliban with her brave and outspoken pleas for girls to be educated, on Monday while describing those horrific moments during an interview said that discussions with the Taliban were needed to achieve peace.

Kayani reiterates Pakistan Army`s role in Swat

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 14:10

Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the army would continue to play a role in rebuilding the Swat Valley.

Dengue emergency declared in Pakistan`s Swat valley

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:11

A health emergency has been declared in Pakistan`s northwestern Swat Valley after 18 people died of dengue and more than 5,000 cases were reported in a month.

Withdrawal of army from Pakistan`s Swat valley ordered: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 00:14

Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak approved the withdrawal of army from troubled Swat valley and Malakand district starting next month, according to a media report.

107-year-old man killed in SWAT shootout in Arkansas

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 18:21

A 107-year-old Arkansas man was killed during a shootout with US police and SWAT team members, local authorities said.

Malala Day passes unnoticed in her home district in Pak

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 09:04

The 16th birthday of Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls` right to education, was observed as `Malala Day` on Friday in Pakistan and across the world.