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US drone attacks kill at least 15 militants in Pakistan

US drone strikes targeting three militant compounds on Friday killed at least 15 people in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border, security officials said.

The strikes in Tundar vill

20 Shiites pulled off Pakistan bus and shot dead: Officials

Gunmen pulled 20 Shiite Muslims from a bus and killed them at point blank range in Pakistan on Thursday, the third such incident in six months, officials said.

The incident happened in the northweste

Nine killed in Pakistan suicide attack: Official

At least nine people were killed and 16 others wounded when a suicide bomber blew his explosive laden car in northwest Pakistan's tribal region on Saturday, officials said.

The bomber detonated the v

Taliban attack Pakistan police station

Taliban gunmen stormed a Pakistani police station on Monday, sparking gunbattles in the northwestern town of Bannu near the militant stronghold of North Waziristan, officials said.

Militants threw ha

Pakistan court delays bin Laden doctor appeal

A lawyer for a Pakistani doctor jailed after he helped the US track down Osama bin Laden says the first hearing in his appeal was delayed.

Samiullah Khan Afridi said the prosecution failed to produce

11 dead in NW Pak market blast: Officials

A bomb ripped through a market area in a northwest Pakistan tribal town near the Afghan border on Saturday, killing at least 11 people and wounding more than 20, officials said.

Top Al-Qaeda strategist may have been killed in Pakistan


Abu Yahya al-Libi, one of al-Qaeda's top strategists and seen as the most prominent figure in the network after leader Ayman al Zawahri, may have been killed in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, P

‘Osama doctor’ Afridi appeals against conviction


Lawyers representing Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, who was sentenced to 33 years imprisonment on charges of treason, have appealed against his conviction.

Pakistan teenager sets himself on fire over school uniform

Police say a 13-year-old Pakistani boy who set himself on fire because his family could not afford to buy him a new school uniform has died.

Police officer Zahir Shah said the boy, Kamran Khan, died

Nine dead in NW Pakistan funeral blast: officials

A bomb exploded at a funeral near the northwestern city of Peshawar on Sunday, killing nine people and wounding 31 others, police and hospital officials said.

The blast went off near a graveyard, whe

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