Today marks one month since the massacre of 132 schoolchildren in Peshawar. Meet the 27-year-old lawyer who is bent on prosecuting the Taliban and unveiling their sympathisers in the country, despite several threats to his life.
The Army Public School — where the Taliban killed 134 children in Peshawar in December — and all other schools reopened Monday for the first time since the attack.
The strikes took place in North Waziristan, a mountainous region near the border with Afghanistan.
Members of Karachi’s Christian community transformed their Yuletide celebrations into a remembrance for the schoolchildren murdered last week.
Jets and ground forces in the northwestern tribal regions near the Afghan border have killed more than 60 militants, officials said Friday. Meanwhile, arrests have been made in relation to the attack, and a number of terrorists have been sentenced to death.
A day after gunmen stormed a school, killing hundreds, Pakistan mourns the victims.
Dawood Ibrahim, reportedly the only surviving ninth-grader, could have been one of his slain classmates if he had woken up for school on time on Tuesday morning.
Pakistani officials say the schools are a “soft target” for Taliban militants.
Prayers, love, and support flow freely across the Indian border in Pakistan’s time of need.
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani province on Tuesday, killing at least 141 people – including 132 children – and injuring 124 people. The seven attackers were killed.
Five people, including one foreign diplomat, were killed and 30 people were injured. Update: The UK’s foreign secretary has confirmed that the diplomat was British.
Four health workers were killed and at least three more were injured, the New York Times reported. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
This despite the U.S. spending more than $7.6 billion trying to eradicate poppy cultivation, according to a new report.
A “mujahid walking the streets of LA” recruited three other Californians to engage in “violent jihad.”
A suicide bomber detonated near a foreign convoy in the Afghan capital early on Tuesday.
A suicide attacker detonated a car packed with explosives in a crowded Afghanistan bazaar on Tuesday. It was the bloodiest attack on civilians since 2008.
The former Taliban captive, who was released six weeks ago into U.S. custody, returned to active military duty Monday. He has not yet seen or spoken with his family.
A private $10 million cash ransom deal was in the works before the five Gitmo prisoners were handed over.
The former captive of the Taliban, who was released nearly a month ago into U.S. custody, was moved Sunday to an outpatient treatment facility in Texas.
In response to remarks made by House Speaker John Boehner today, Representative Jackie Speier challenged the label he placed on the Taliban. “To say they are terrorists, at this point, is not necessarily accurate,” Speier said during a segment on Newsnation with Tamron Hall.
Following Sunday’s deadly attack by the Taliban, insurgents raid Karachi airport’s security academy.
Bergdahl has begun to share some details of his captivity. The soldier’s parents have also reportedly been receiving death threats.
The president told NBC Friday that despite the controversy that has erupted, he stands by his decision to exchange five Taliban fighters for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
The small central Idaho town on Wednesday canceled a planned celebration welcoming home the captive soldier, citing security concerns and negative feedback.
New footage shows the final moments of the U.S. soldier’s captivity and exchange from the Taliban to U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Saturday.
After five years in Taliban captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was handed to U.S. forces in Afghanistan, but some who served with the soldier accuse him of desertion. Update: U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said Tuesday that the Army may still pursue desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Twenty-eight-year-old Sgt. Bergdahl had been held by the Taliban since June 2009. On Sunday he was moved from Afghanistan to a medical facility in Germany, where he will stay until he is ready to return home.
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul confirmed early Saturday that Americans were among the dead after a coordinated Taliban attack. Updated: 4:50 a.m ET Saturday.
The girl’s brother is reportedly a commander in the Taliban, and is said to be responsible for getting her involved.
The young girl was reportedly encouraged to carry out an attack by her brother — a Taliban commander.