Militants blow up girls' school in northwest Pakistan

A government girls' school was blown up on Monday by militants near the Afghan border in Pakistan's troubled northwest tribal region.

Cricket fans urged to donate to Pakistanis fleeing fighting

Pakistan`s cricket stars on Tuesday appealed to fans to donate more money for more than 800,000 people displaced by a military offensive in the restive northwest.

Pakistan helicopters pound rebels as 150,000 civilians flee

Pakistani helicopter gunships pounded militant targets in the country`s northwest Friday, killing up to 20 rebels, as the number of civilians fleeing an expected ground offensive passed 150,000.

Pakistan jets kill 32 militants in tribal region

At least 32 militants, including key commanders, were killed today in precision air strikes at the hideouts of the Taliban in Pakistan`s restive tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said.

Pakistan jets strike insurgent bases, 37 militants killed

Pakistani military jets today pounded terrorists` positions along the Afghan border in the restive tribal region in northwest Pakistan, killing at least 16 suspected militants and injuring 15 others.

US drone strike kills three in northwest Pakistan

A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least three suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border late Wednesday, officials said.

Pakistani Army launches offensive near Afghan border

Residents of Pakistan`s ethnic Pashtun region of North Waziristan accused government troops on Monday of killing dozens of civilians during a military operation against Taliban insurgents.

US drone strike kills two in northwest Pakistan

A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least two suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Friday, officials said.

Pakistan closes Afghan border ahead of drones protest

Pakistan Saturday closed its border with Afghanistan ahead of protests against US drone attacks, official sources said.

Afghans stage anti-Pakistan protest

Hundreds of Afghans have held a rally to protest the latest incidents along their country`s border with Pakistan, blaming the neighbouring nation for the spate of shootouts near the boundary.

Pakistan to seal Afghan border May 11 for election

About 1.6 million registered Afghan refugees and 1 million other Afghans live in Pakistan.

Bomb kills four Pakistani soldiers near Afghan border

The blast was triggered by remote control in Mirali town in North Waziristan tribal district, a notorious hub of Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked militants.

Taliban militants say they shot down US drone

Taliban militants led by Hafiz Gul Bahadur said they had collected wreckage of the destroyed drone and would provide its pictures to the media.

Iran holds military exercise near Afghan border

Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi played down the political significance of the rescue.

`775 civilians died in US drone strikes in Pak`

About 775 civilians, including
173 children were killed in 300 strikes carried out by US spy planes in Pakistan tribal regions since they were started in
June 2004, a report has said.

Anti-Taliban militia kills 13 militants

A Pakistani official says an anti-Taliban militia has killed 13 militants in clashes near the Afghan border.

Pakistan launches operation near Afghan border

The operation in Kurram tribal area is aimed at militants who have staged suicide attacks.

Suspected US missiles kill 12 in NW Pakistan

Pak intelligence officials say a suspected US drone has fired two missiles at a compound in NW Pak.

Two US missile attacks kill 6 near Afghan border

The strikes targeted a vehicle and a motorcycle in the forested Bhangar area.

US missiles kill 25 militants in NW Pakistan

The officials said strike targeted a militant compound in Datta Khel area.