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Saturday 15 December 2012
Militants fired three rockets at an airport in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar tonight, killing three people and wounding over 30 others.
Friday 14 December 2012
A motorized glider circled the stadium, dropping shiny shards of confetti. Male dancers from the fearsome Mehsud tribe whipped their long black hair to-and-fro in a celebratory frenzy. Boy Scouts released a balloon-bedecked "Wrestling for Peace" banner into the sky.
Saturday 20 October 2012
It's a well-known fact in Pakistan that Osama bin Laden died in 2006 and the US commando raid on his compound last May was merely a "drama" orchestrated by President Barack Obama to help win his re-election.
Monday 15 October 2012
Six policemen were killed when more than 100 militants attacked a police station in north-west Pakistan, an official said today.
Saturday 13 October 2012
A car bomb tore through a crowded bazaar outside an office for anti-Taliban tribal elders today in north-western Pakistan, killing at least 17 people, officials said.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Schools in Pakistan's Swat Valley have closed in protest as anger erupted across the country over the Taliban's attack on a 14-year-old activist famed for promoting girls' education.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
A Pakistani singer who rejected a decree from the Taliban to end her music career has been shot dead in the north-west of the country. Reports suggest that police believe her husband may be responsible for the attack.
Friday 08 June 2012
A bomb tore through a bus carrying government employees and other civilians in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing 19 people in an attack that served as a reminder of the continued militant threat facing the country despite a significant drop in violence over the past year, officials said.
Thursday 24 May 2012
The US had requested his release, saying he was fighting against al-Qa'ida, not Pakistan
Monday 12 March 2012
A suicide bomber attacked a funeral attended by an anti-Taliban politician in north-west Pakistan yesterday, killing at least 15 mourners.
Thursday 23 February 2012
A powerful bomb ripped through a minibus terminal in north-west Pakistan today, killing at least 12 people including four children, officials said.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Police say gunmen have killed a local television journalist in a mosque in northwest Pakistan.
Sunday 12 June 2011
At least 34 people were killed last night in a suspected suicide bombing in Peshawar, north-west Pakistan, with nearly 100 injured. Two blasts were reported at a market near a block of flats and newspaper offices.
Wednesday 25 May 2011
A suicide bomber in a pick-up truck filled with explosives attacked a police building in north-west Pakistan today, killing five police officers and wounding at least 30 other people in the latest round of bloodshed to hit the country since the US raid which killed Osama bin Laden.
Osama bin Laden: Terrorist leader who waged jihad against 'Jews and Crusaders' and ordered the attacks of 11 September 2001
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Osama bin Laden was the last of a trio of charismatic Arab leaders who emerged in the second half of the 20th century to challenge the dominion of Western values and influence in the Arab world. If Gamal Abdul Nasser in Egypt, Saddam Hussein in Iraq and Osama bin Laden in Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan all enjoyed a measure of success, they ultimately brought catastrophe on their supporters.
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