19th Dec 2014

Pakistan: 8 militants, incl TTP commander, killed in Ziarat

  [Photo: Security forces patrolling in Balochistan. — APP/file]   By Syed Ali Shah     QUETTA, (Dawn): Eight suspected militants, including a local Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, were killed by security forces in Balochistan’s Ziarat district on Friday morning. … Continued

18th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Afghanistan promise action against Taliban group

    By Baqir Sajjad Syed ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif got assurances on Wednesday from the Afghan government and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (Isaf) for action against a Kunar-based Taliban splinter group which is believed … Continued

17th Dec 2014

India: Schools across India observe 2-minute silence over Peshawar massacre

  [Photo from twitter: ANI        ✔ @ANI_news Follow Mumbai: School students pay tribute to victims of Peshawar terror attack #PeshawarAttack #PrayForPeshawar 4:19 AM – 17 Dec 2014 320 Retweets 251 favorites ] New Delhi, (Agencies): Hundreds of thousands of children in … Continued

17th Dec 2014

Pakistan: National flag lowered to half-mast as Pakistan plunges into mourning

        Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Peshawar has plunged Pakistan into deep mourning. Never has the country seen the kind of callous orchestration of an attack as witnessed yesterday – one whose target was defenceless children in a … Continued

17th Dec 2014

Pakistan: 22 suspected terrorists killed in air strikes

      LANDI KOTAL, (Dawn): At least 22 suspected militants were killed in air strikes on their positions in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency on Tuesday. The attacks were carried out in Garhi, Dars, Dwa Thoe and Thor Darra … Continued

17th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Peshawar school carnage: 141 martyred, 124 injured

    [Women mourn their relative, a student who was killed during attack by Taliban terrorists on School]   PESHAWAR, (The News): The death toll from Tuesday’s terrorist attack on Army Public School has mounted to 141, 132 of them students, while more … Continued

16th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Terrorists storm Peshawar school, two students killed

  Security forces arrive at the site. — DawnNews screengrab   By Zahir Shah Sherazi Peshawar, (AFP, Reuters, Dawn): Unknown armed men have entered an army-run school on Warsak road, taking it hostage. 12:28pm – TTP says militants ordered to … Continued

13th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Six bullet-riddled bodies recovered from Nowshera

    NOWSHEHRA, (The News): Six dead bodies bearing bullet wounds were recovered along the River Indus shore in Nowshera, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to SHO Nizampur Muhammad Saleem, the locals informed the police about the six dead … Continued

13th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Five infants die in Larkana hospital due to lack of oxygen supply

  By Shahid Tufail   KARACHI, (Dawn): At least five infants died on Saturday in the Chandka Medical College Hospital children’s ward in Larkana due to lack of oxygen supply. Four infants were said to be new-born babies whereas one … Continued

10th Dec 2014

Palestine: Palestinian stabbed by Israeli settler in Hebron

[Israeli settlers. File Photo] IMEMC & Agencies: Medical sources have reported that an extremist Israeli settler attacked and stabbed a Palestinian teen, late on Monday evening, near Bani Neim town, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The … Continued

10th Dec 2014

Pakistan: MQM district vice president Bao Anwar gunned down in Sialkot

    SIALKOT, (The News): Unidentified armed men shot dead Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) district Vice President Bao Muhammad Anwar in Sialkot, Geo News reported.   Bao Anwar was gunned down by armed miscreants, riding on motorcycle, at Shahabpura road. … Continued

9th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Six of a family killed in Jhang

JHANG, (The News): Six members of the same family were brutally killed with a sharp object in Athara Hazari area of Jhang, Geo News reported Tuesday. According to police, unidentified criminals used a sharp object to kill six members of … Continued

8th Dec 2014

Pakistan: One killed as PTI, PML-N supporters clash in Faisalabad

  [PTI activists carrying body of deceased PTI worker. – Screengrab from DawnNews]   FAISALABAD, (Dawn): Violent clashes erupted between supporters of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Faisalabad on Monday, ahead of Imran Khan’s call … Continued

6th Dec 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: 11 Indian troops, six attackers killed in Indian held Kashmir

    Jammu & Kashmir, India, (The News):  Militants hurling grenades stormed an army camp in Indian held Kashmir on Friday, killing 11 troops and police in a day of violence in the Muslim-majority state where local elections are being … Continued

6th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Top Al Qa’ida leader killed in S Waziristan

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): The Pakistan army on Saturday said a top Al Qaeda leader Adnan el Shukrijuma was killed early morning in the Shinwarsak region of South Waziristan Agency. A statement issued by the Inter Services … Continued

6th Dec 2014

Iraq: Wave of bombings leaves 38 dead in Kirkuk & Baghdad

  [Archive photo]   Five separate bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed 38 people and wounded dozen others on Thursday, police and medical sources said. Meanwhile, the US House of Representatives adopted … Continued

5th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Four children killed in Toba Tek Singh road mishap

TOBA TEK SINGH, (The News): In an unfortunate incident of bus and rickshaw collision, four children were killed and five others injured in Toba Tek Singh on Friday, Geo News reported. According to the rescue sources, the accident occurred near … Continued

4th Dec 2014

India: Five children killed, 25 injured as train hits school bus in UP

  NEW DELHI, (Xinhua): At least five children were killed and 25 others injured when a passenger train rammed into their school bus at an unmanned crossing in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Thursday, a senior police official … Continued

4th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Blast kills two, wounds 13 in Quetta

    [A view of the blast site in Quetta. — DawnNews screen grab]   By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): At least one person was killed and 13 others were wounded on Thursday morning in an explosion near Sabzi … Continued

3rd Dec 2014

Pakistan: Four killed in Karachi police encounter

  KARACHI, (The News): Four suspects were killed in a police encounter in Sachal area of the city on Wednesday.   According to the police, the suspects were involved in various crimes including armed attack on police van.   The … Continued

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