Gulf Times - Peshawar
Thousands attend funeral of Pakistan politican killed by Taliban

Thousands attend funeral of Pakistan politican killed by Taliban

Thousands flocked to the funeral Wednesday of a politician killed by a Taliban suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan's Peshawar, hours after the explosion left 20 dead in the first major attack ahead of July 25 polls.

Pakistan election rally suicide bomb toll climbs to 20

Pakistan election rally suicide bomb toll climbs to 20

A local leader of the Awami National Party (ANP), Haroon Bilour, was among those killed in the attack in the city of Peshawar late on Tuesday.

Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

Five other people were injured in the incident, which occurred in the city of Peshawar as the Additional Inspector General for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Ashraf Noor, and his guard were travelling to work.

Security high as Pakistan holds census after 19 years

Security high as Pakistan holds census after 19 years

Pakistan on Wednesday launched its first census in nearly two decades, with security high as thousands of enumerators backed by the military began the enormous, politically-charged count.

Pakistan marks second anniversary of school massacre

Pakistan marks second anniversary of school massacre

Parents of children killed when Taliban gunmen overran a Pakistan school gathered on Friday to mark the second anniversary of the attack -- the country's worst ever extremist outrage.

Bomb kills three in northwest Pakistan

Bomb kills three in northwest Pakistan

A bomb which targeted a paramilitary truck on a crowded city street killed three security personnel on Tuesday in Pakistan's troubled northwest, where levels of militant violence had recently dropped.

Three Pakistani soldiers killed in Peshawar

Three Pakistani soldiers killed in Peshawar

Three Pakistani soldiers were killed in an ambush in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Sunday, militants said, in an attack for which both Islamic State and a Pakistani Taliban faction claimed responsibility.

Suicide attack kills one, injures 17 in NW Pakistan

Suicide attack kills one, injures 17 in NW Pakistan

A suicide bomb attack outside a government office in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday left at least one person dead and 17 injured, officials said.

Pakistan hangs three convicts amid criticism over executions

Pakistan hangs three convicts amid criticism over executions

Pakistan hanged three convicted murderers on Wednesday, the same day Amnesty International criticised it for becoming the world's third most prolific executioner after China and Iran.

Rains kill 53 in NW Pakistan, Kashmir

Rains kill 53 in NW Pakistan, Kashmir

At least 53 people were killed and 60 injured after heavy rain across northwest Pakistan and areas of Kashmir caused landslides and the roofs of dozens of homes to collapse, officials said Sunday.

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.