Air strikes up sharply in rebel-held northwest Syria: monitors

Air strikes up sharply in rebel-held northwest Syria: monitors

War monitors said on Tuesday there had been a marked escalation in air strikes in rebel-held northwestern Syria, the last major bastion of opponents of President Bashar al-Assad ...

Pakistan's top judge orders probe of deadliest terror attack

Pakistan's top judge orders probe of deadliest terror attack

Pakistan's top judge has ordered the first official investigation into the country's deadliest terror attack, a massacre at a school that killed more than 150 people in 2014, authorities said Thursday.

Blast leaves six dead, eight injured in NW Pakistan

Blast leaves six dead, eight injured in NW Pakistan

A roadside bomb killed at least six people and wounded eight others on Tuesday in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Plastic bomb kills four in NW Pakistan: officials

Plastic bomb kills four in NW Pakistan: officials

Four people were killed including a soldier and two paramilitary troops when a bomb concealed in a plastic bag went off in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area near the Afghan border, officials said Saturday.

Fourth suicide bomber strikes Pakistan in one day

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.

Taliban suicide bombers kill five in NW Pakistan

Taliban suicide bombers kill five in NW Pakistan

Five people were killed on Wednesday when two suicide bombers attacked a government compound in Pakistan's restive tribal region, officials said, with the Taliban claiming the assault as the latest in a fresh offensive.

Blast kills at least 20 in Pakistan vegetable market

Blast kills at least 20 in Pakistan vegetable market

A bomb exploded at a market on Saturday in a mainly Shia area of Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt, killing at least 20 people and wounding 40 others, officials said.

Pakistani Sikh politician killed by Hindu rival, not Taliban

Pakistani Sikh politician killed by Hindu rival, not Taliban

A Sikh politician in Pakistan who was gunned down last week was murdered by hired assassins and not the Taliban, police said Monday, adding they had arrested his Hindu rival ...

Bus blast kills at least 16 in NW Pakistan

Bus blast kills at least 16 in NW Pakistan

At least 16 people were killed and more than two dozen wounded when a bomb blew up inside a bus in Peshawar, the main city of Pakistan's insurgency-wracked northwest, officials said ...

Gunmen kill nine Pakistan police in overnight attacks

Gunmen kill nine Pakistan police in overnight attacks

Taliban gunmen killed at least nine Pakistani policemen in twin attacks overnight in a northwest tribal district that borders Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday.

Blast kills at least six in northwest Pakistan

Blast kills at least six in northwest Pakistan

At least six people were killed and 35 injured Tuesday in a bomb attack during morning rush hour on the outskirts of Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said.