Two people were killed and up to 20 more injured after Taliban militants used a bomb to target a team delivering polio vaccination drops to children in north-west Pakistan.
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Thursday 22 January 2009
British officials are investigating reports that one of seven suspected al-Qa'ida operatives captured in a joint US-Pakistan operation was involved in the July 2005 attack on London.
Wednesday 31 December 2008
Saturday 15 November 2008
Militants have shot and wounded two foreign journalists on the outskirts of Peshawar, and US missiles killed 12 people in a strike on a Pakistani Taliban commander's stronghold in tribal lands bordering Afghanistan.
Thursday 23 October 2008
Friday 12 September 2008
Saturday 06 September 2008
A pickup truck packed with explosives blew up a security checkpoint in Pakistan's volatile north-west today, killing at least 17 people and injuring 80 in an attack possibly intended for a more important target, officials said.
Thursday 28 August 2008
A glorious chapter in county cricket and the most successful era in Sussex's history was brought to an end yesterday when Mushtaq Ahmed, the Pakistan leg-spinner, announced his retirement from first-class cricket. The decision, enforced by a persistent knee injury, finishes the career of the most influential cricketer in the modern day county game.
Tuesday 12 August 2008
Fourteen people were killed today when a roadside bomb hit a Pakistan air force truck as the military pounded insurgent positions in a nearby tribal region.
Monday 30 June 2008
Pakistani troops seized control of a town just outside Peshawar yesterday after a one-day shelling offensive cleared militants who were threatening the city.
Sunday 29 June 2008
Monday 03 March 2008
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a peace meeting of tribal elders in north-west Pakistan yesterday, killing at least 40 people and injuring more than 100.
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