The 20-year-old woman was in a critical condition after the attack
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Thursday 10 December 2009
Five young Americans detained in Pakistan, which is fighting an increasingly violent Taliban insurgency, wanted to join a holy war and were in contact with militants through the Internet, officials said today.
Thursday 05 November 2009
Sachin Tendulkar today passed the 17,000-run mark in one-day international cricket during the fifth ODI against Australia.
Thursday 15 October 2009
Teams of gunmen attacked three security sites today in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore while a suicide bomber hit a northwestern town, killing a total of 31 people. The strikes were part of an escalating a wave of terror aimed at scuttling a planned offensive into the militant heartland on the Afghan border.
Tuesday 13 October 2009
A builder appeared at the Old Bailey today charged with murdering his wife in India.
Monday 12 October 2009
Sunday 11 October 2009
One of the most brazen and audacious militant attacks in Pakistan’s history came to an end in the early hours of this morning when commandos freed dozens of hostages who had been held for hours in the army’s own headquarters.
Tuesday 04 August 2009
Police are questioning more than 200 people to determine if rioting that killed eight Christians was spontaneous or planned by a militant group, a Pakistani official said today.
Monday 25 May 2009
Violence swept across parts of India’s Punjab yesterday as followers of a Sikh sect attacked police stations and set fire to trains after one of its leaders was shot and killed by rivals while preaching at a temple in Austria.
Monday 25 May 2009
Tuesday 05 May 2009
Friday 01 May 2009
If you want to give your children a taste for travel, or show them the world without leaving the bedroom – perhaps the preferable option in these lean times – then take a trip through the monochrome world of Panorama, a new children's book that adults seem to coo over as well. It is conceived by Fani Marceau and realised by the illustrator Joëlle Jolivet. Jolivet is the prolific artist responsible for, among other books, the bestselling 365 Penguins.
Wednesday 29 April 2009
A newlywed doctor who suspected his wife of having an affair with her cousin has been accused of chopping off their hands.
Monday 30 March 2009
Pakistani commandos re-took control of a police academy in Lahore today after militants rampaged through the complex, killing at least eight cadets and wounding scores before holing up inside for hours.
Thursday 26 March 2009
Monday 16 March 2009
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