Updated Monday, February 18, 2013 0:09 am TWN
Pakistan's unpopular government, which is gearing up for elections expected within months, faced growing anger on Sunday for failing to deliver stability after a sectarian bombing in the city of Quetta killed 81 people.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Taliban militants wearing suicide vests and firing automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades attacked an army post in northwestern Pakistan before dawn on Saturday, killing 23 people including 10 civilians, officials said. Twelve attackers were also reported killed in the assault.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside a Shiite mosque in northwestern Pakistan as worshippers were leaving Friday prayers, killing 22 people and wounding over 30 in the latest apparent sectarian attack in the country, police said.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Extremist bomb attacks killed 125 people in one of Pakistan's deadliest days for years, raising concerns Friday about rising violence in the nuclear-armed country ahead of general elections.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The British hospital treating Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, said Friday that she has been temporarily discharged ahead of surgery.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Pakistani authorities have released Anwar-ul Haq Mujahid, a Taliban leader, following negotiations with an Afghan peace delegation earlier in the week, his family told AFP Friday. Mujahid was released late Thursday, said a close relative.
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