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Oct 27, 2018
Pakistan Army confirms death sentence for 14 'hardcore' terrorists; 8 others set to jailPakistani Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences to 14 terrorists belonging to banned militant groups, the military said.
Jul 12, 2018
Buddha statue once destroyed by Taliban resurrected as symbol of peace and resilience in Pakistan's SwatLike their counterparts in neighbouring Afghanistan, the Pakistani Taliban are extremist insurgents who terrorised the population in the name of a fundamentalist version of Islam, banning all representation in art and for whom the idea of a non-Islamic past is taboo.
Apr 02, 2018
Malala Yousafzai returns to London after Pakistan trip; Nobel laureate visited hometown, met PM Shahid Abbasi on tripMalala Yousafzai returned to London after her first visit to Pakistan since she was shot in the head by Taliban militants for advocating girls' education over five years ago.
Apr 01, 2018
Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan: Nobel laureate visits Swat Valley, vows to continue fight for girls' educationMalala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday in her first visit to her native country since she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman six years ago
Mar 31, 2018
Malala Yousafzai visits hometown in Pakistan's Swat Valley for first time since 2012, says she has 'never been so happy'Visiting her homeland for the first time since a Taliban gunman shot her in the head over her blog advocating girls’ education, 20-year-old Yousafzai also contradicted Pakistani critics who accuse her of promoting an ideology at odds with the country’s Islamic values.
Feb 09, 2018
Suicide attack on Pakistan Army's sports unit in Peshawar kills 11 soldiers, injures 13 othersA suicide attack on a sports unit belonging to the Pakistan Army in the restive northwest province on Thursday killed 11 soldiers, including an officer, and injured 13 others, the military said
Nov 23, 2015
Earthquakes between 4.1 and 6.2 magnitude hit Pakistan, Afghanistan and NepalEarthquakes of varying magnitudes struck Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nepal on Sunday night.
Dec 22, 2014
At least 28 militants killed in Afghanistan: Defence MinistryIt said that five soldiers also lost their lives as a result of the heavy weapons firing and bomb attacks by militants.
Dec 08, 2014
US hands over custody of senior Taliban commander to PakistanPakistan has been demanding Kabul hand over fugitive TTP chief Maulana Fazlullah, who is reportedly hiding in Afghanistan's Kunar province.
Oct 24, 2014
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala wants to return to Pakistan, join politicsPakistani teenage rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has expressed her desire to join politics and return to the Swat Valley where she was shot in the head by the Taliban.