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Pakistan questioning senior militant it says surrendered
Pakistani authorities are questioning a senior militant who they say voluntarily surrendered, presenting it as a major setback for an Islamic extremist group that has carried out several major attacks
Arrests highlight Pakistan's struggle with extremism
Pakistani authorities say they have arrested 22 people involved in the lynching of a university student who was accused of blasphemy and detained a teenage woman who had been recruited by the Islamic State group for a foiled attack on a church
Pakistan: Trump Told PM He Will 'Address and Find Solutions' to Country's 'Outstanding Problems'
The government of Pakistan provided a readout of a phone call between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Donald Trump Wednesday claiming that the president-elect heaped praise on the Pakistani leader, describing the South Asian nation and its people as "fantastic." According to the readout, Prime
Top ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Killed in US Airstrike
Hafiz Sayed Khan, ISIS's top leader in Afghanistan, was killed in a U.S. drone strike on July 26 in eastern Afghanistan, according to a U.S. defense official. Khan has been reported as having been killed before, but the official said there has been confirmation that Khan was killed in the airstrike
Suicide Bombing at Pakistani Hospital in Quetta Kills 67
A suicide bomber killed at least 67 people and wounded dozens more in an attack that struck a government-run hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta on Monday, police and doctors said.
US Airstrike Kills Terrorist Responsible for Pakistan School Attack
On July 9, U.S. forces killed a top terrorist inside Afghanistan linked to the Pakistani Taliban, the Pentagon announced today. Umar Khalifa, a member of the Tariq Gidar Group, was the mastermind behind the horrific attack on a Peshawar school in December 2014 that killed more than 130 students,
What We Know About the Taliban Faction That Targeted Christians in Pakistan Bombing
The shocking attack left dozens of casualties, mostly children. A bomb went off Easter Sunday in a public park in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore that killed 70 and injured more than 350 people. Devastated families are now cocooned in sorrow and grief. Police investigators say a suicide bomber
Gunman Storms University in Pakistan, Leaves at Least 20 Dead and 50 Injured
Pakistani troops were quick to respond, killing attackers before they had the chance to detonate their suicide vests.
At Least 20 Dead After Taliban Splinter Group Attacks Pakistani University
Twenty people were killed at a university in Pakistan today after a Taliban splinter group broke onto the grounds and opened fire. In addition to the 20 fatalities, provincial Gov. Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan said that at least 50 other people had been injured in the attack at Bacha Khan University.