Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - updates

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Pakistan grounds ATR planes after fatal crash

Dec 12, 2016 - 2:34 PM

UPDATED The ATR turboprop planes would now undergo thorough testing after the two incidents Pakistan International Airlines says

In this file photo, passengers for a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight line up to board a plane for Islamabad in Chitral on November 1, 2015. A similar type of plane was involved in the December 7, 2016 crash. Farooq Naeem/AFP/File

Pakistan plane carrying 48 crashes killing all on board

Dec 07, 2016 - 8:12 PM

4th UPDATE Pakistan International Airlines PIA Flight PK661 crashes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province The military which is part of rescue operations says 21 bodies had so far been retrieved from the wreckage

In this file photo, passengers for a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight line up to board a plane for Islamabad in Chitral on November 1, 2015. A similar type of plane was the one involved in the December 7, 2016 crash. Farooq Naeem/AFP/File

Flash floods kill 43 in northern Pakistan

Jul 03, 2016 - 8:45 PM

The worst hit village is Ursoon located in the district of Chitral where nearly all of the fatalities came from

EXECUTION. The moratorium of death penalty in Pakistan have been lifted since December 2014.

Pakistan searches for 23 people trapped by landslides

Apr 06, 2016 - 10:13 PM

Authorities in northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province say they are still battling to reach the 23 buried by the landslide in Kohistan district

Amir Khan visits Pakistan massacre school

Dec 30, 2014 - 11:09 AM

Khan offers prayers at a memorial to the dead at the school gates and says he will set up academies for young people in selected Pakistani cities

PAKISTANI ROOTS. British world champion boxer Amir Khan (C) prays at Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA

Pakistanis pray, resolve to fight terror at stricken school

Dec 21, 2014 - 6:11 PM

First they attacked mosques then markets and now they have started attacking schools We cannot tolerate this We can die but we will not let our children be killed

HONORING THE VICTIMS. Pakistani people lay floral wreath for the school children who were killed in a terror attack at the Army run school, in Peshawar, Pakistan, 20 December 2014. Bilawal Arbab/EPA

Khan to donate gold trunks to help Pakistani massacre school

Dec 19, 2014 - 10:01 AM

I can only imagine what those parents are going through says Khan who has a months old daughter

KHAN CAN. Amir Khan lands a left jab on Devon Alexander en route to a unanimous decision win. Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images/AFP

Pakistan mourns 148 killed in Taliban school massacre

Dec 17, 2014 - 12:20 PM

2nd UPDATE The attack sparks condemnation worldwide and leads the Pakistani government and military to reaffirm their determination to defeat a group that has killed thousands

'ENOUGH.' Pakistani journalists light candles to pray for the victims who were killed in an attack at the Army run school in Peshawar, during a memorial ceremony in Islamabad Pakistan, 16 December 2014. T. Mughal/EPA

Pakistan provincial government halts Malala book launch

Jan 28, 2014 - 5:17 PM

Sarfaraz Khan the Area Study Centre director said police refused to provide security for the ceremony

STALLED LAUNCH. An Indian salesman arranges books titled 'I Am Malala' at a bookstore in Ahmedabad on October 9, 2013. Photo by Sam Panthaky/AFP

Pakistani Christians protest over bloody church bombing

Sep 24, 2013 - 9:42 AM

Christians demonstrated in towns and cities across Pakistan including Islamabad Lahore Karachi and Peshawar demanding better protection from authorities

PROTESTS. Members of the Pakistani Christian minority shout slogans against the bomb blasts that targeted a Church in Peshawar, Pakistan, 23 September 2013. EPA/Arshad Arbab

Pakistan announces troop withdrawal from Malala's town

Sep 15, 2013 - 8:10 PM

The chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak late Saturday approved the phased withdrawal

Hundreds of prisoners escape in Taliban jail attack

Jul 30, 2013 - 3:44 PM

At least 13 people were killed in the overnight assault which triggered a 3 hour gun battle between security forces and militants