Updated Wednesday, December 24, 2014 0:01 am TWN
The leader of a banned Pakistani sectarian militant group is set to walk free from jail, officials said Tuesday, even as the government considers “radical changes” to tackle militancy after a Taliban school massacre.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school massacre.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Pakistan on Wednesday mourned 148 people — mostly children — killed by the Taliban in a school massacre that prompted global revulsion and put the government under new pressure to combat the scourge of militancy.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Taliban insurgents killed at least 130 people, most of them children, after storming an army-run school on Tuesday in one of Pakistan's bloodiest ever attacks.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
The provincial government of Balochistan has conveyed a confidential report to the federal government and law enforcement agencies warning of increased footprints of militant organization Islamic State (IS), also known by the Arabic acronym Daish, in Pakistan.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Thursday, November 6, 2014
An enraged Muslim mob beat a Christian couple to death in Pakistan and burnt their bodies in the brick kiln where they worked on Tuesday for allegedly desecrating a Quran, police said.
Friday, October 31, 2014
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