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Pakistan military: 32 militants killed in ambush

By Fri, Dec 19, 2014 1:56PM UTC Pakistan military: 32 militants killed in ambush

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani military says it has killed 32 militants in an ambush in the country’s rugged northwest. In a statement Friday the military said the militants were moving through the Tirah Valley of the Khyber region to the border with Afghanistan when they were targeted by Pakistani

Pakistan grants bail to main Mumbai attack suspect

By Fri, Dec 19, 2014 11:36AM UTC Pakistan flag. Pic: AP.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A defense lawyer says a Pakistani anti-terrorism court has granted bail to the chief suspect in the Mumbai attack trial. Rizwan Abbasi says judge Kausar Abbas in Thursday’s hearing held in the garrison city of Rawalpindi found that there was not enough evidence to keep Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi

Obama offers support after Pakistan terror attack

By Thu, Dec 18, 2014 9:59AM UTC US President Barack Obama. Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering the U.S.’s continued support to Pakistan in its fight against extremism after a terrorist attack that killed scores of schoolchildren.

Pakistan mourns 142 slain in Taliban school attack

By Wed, Dec 17, 2014 5:28PM UTC People attend funeral of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday. Pic: AP.

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan is mourning as the nation prepares for mass funerals for 142 people, most of them children, killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in the country’s northwest.

Pakistan: 142 killed in Taliban attack on military school

By Tue, Dec 16, 2014 4:05PM UTC Pakistani volunteers carry a student injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen, at a local hospital in Peshawar. Pic: AP.

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say Taliban gunmen have stormed a military school in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing two teenage students and wounding 25.

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