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Pakistan official says 17 bodies found after clash

A Pakistani security member checks fleeing tribal people coming from neighboring Khyber tribal region due to fighting between security forces and militants, as they arrive in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. The Pakistani army is now regularly targeting militants' hideouts in Khyber, since fighters fled there from neighboring North Waziristan tribal region where it has been conducting a monthslong operation. The offensive has also driven thousands of local tribesmen to leave their areas and head for safety in the main northwestern city of Peshawar. AP/Mohammad Sajjad

A government administrator in Pakistan says soldiers have found 17 bodies dumped in the country’s tribal region, saying the dead were all insurgents killed in overnight fighting.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pakistan rejects US charges it supports militants

A Pakistani security member checks fleeing tribal people coming from neighboring Khyber tribal region due to fighting between security forces and militants, as they arrive in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.  AP

Pakistan on Thursday rejected allegations in a Pentagon report that it supports militant proxies in neighboring India and Afghanistan, emphasizing its own battles against militants.

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Christian couple killed for ‘desecrating Koran’ in Pakistan–police

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An enraged Muslim mob beat a Christian couple to death in Pakistan and burnt their bodies in the brick kiln where they worked on Tuesday for allegedly desecrating a Koran, police said.

Posted: November 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

55 killed in suicide blast at Pakistan-India border post–police

A girl injured in a bomb explosion cries while waiting for initial treatment at a local hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.  AP PHOTO/K.M. CHAUDARY

A suicide bomber killed at least 55 people Sunday at the main Pakistan-India border crossing, the blast tearing through crowds of spectators leaving after the colorful daily ceremony to close the frontier.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Despite Nobel win, Pakistan’s Malala hated by many at home

Malala Yousafzai poses with a bouquet after speaking during a media conference at the Library of Birmingham, in Birmingham, England, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, after she was named as winner of The Nobel Peace Prize. AP

Malala Yousafzai may have won the Nobel Peace Prize, but she remains an object of hate for many Pakistanis who view her as a Western agent on a mission to shame her country.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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