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Anger and grief as Pakistan buries massacred students

  PESHAWAR: Pakistan yesterday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to…

Pak mourns 148 killed in massacre – Anger and grief as students buried * Taleban release pics of attackers

PESHAWAR: Pakistan yesterday mourned 148 people – mostly children – killed by the Taleban in a school massacre that prompted global revulsion and put the government under new pressure to…

Pakistan army chief visits Kabul after school attack

  KABUL: Pakistan’s powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif visited Kabul yesterday for talks with Afghanistan’s president on tackling insurgents, a day after Taleban militants killed 148 people at a…

Carnage as Taleban storm Peshawar school, kill 141

PESHAWAR: Taleban insurgents stormed an army-run school in Pakistan yesterday, killing at least 141 people, almost all of them children, in Pakistan’s bloodiest ever terror attack. Survivors described how the…

Pakistan’s Khan leads anti-government protest

  LAHORE: Workers from Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s party shut down major roads in the eastern city of Lahore yesterday in the latest round of protests against the government. Dozens…

Indian security forced arrest ‘jihadi tweeter’ – @ShamiWitness contains jihadist propaganda

BANGALORE: Indian police yesterday arrested a 24-year-old believed to be the handler of an influential Twitter account supporting the Islamic State group, officials said. Mehdi Masroor Biswas, who works for…

Pakistan police foil terror attack, kill four militants

MULTAN: Pakistan police foiled a major terror attack yesterday in central Punjab province killing at least four suspected Taleban militants, officials said. Heavy weapons and explosives- including four suicide jackets,…

Malala eyes PM seat

OSLO: Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said yesterday that she could see herself becoming prime minister of her country in about 20 years. “I want to help my…

Malala, Satyarthi receive Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

OSLO: Malala Yousafzai vowed yesterday to struggle for every child’s right to go to school as she became the youngest ever Nobel laureate, sharing the peace prize with Indian campaigner…

Islamisation of schoolbooks sparks debate in Malala’s homeland

PESHAWAR: As teenage Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai received her Nobel Peace Prize, the regional government in her homeland is pushing for Islamic content in school textbooks that critics claim…

Delhi to ban all internet taxi firms after Uber rape claim

NEW DELHI: India’s capital has decided to ban all unregistered internet taxi firms after a female passenger reported she was raped by a driver contracted to US online cab company…

New Delhi bans Uber after alleged rape – Company will be blacklisted

NEW DELHI: Delhi’s government yesterday banned Uber from operating in the Indian capital after a passenger accused one of its drivers of rape, dealing a fresh blow to the online…

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