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Militants intended to kill innocent kids: Bajwa

Peshawar, Dec 16 (IBNS) The Pakistani Army on Tuesday said the militants, who had attacked a school in Pakistan and killed more than 100 children, had no intentions of taking hostages.

Pakistan: Malala, Kailash condemn terrorist attack in Peshawar school

Peshawar, Dec 16 (IBNS): Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have condemned the militant attack at a school in Pakistan's Peshawar city which killed at least 132 people including children on Tuesday.

Pakistan school attack: Over 100 killed

Peshawar, Dec 16 (IBNS): About 104 people including 84 students lost their lives in Pakistan as Tehreek-e-Taliban terrorists stormed into the Army Public School and College in Peshawar on Tuesday morning.

Pakistan: Terrorists attack army school, kill 23, about 500 taken hostage

Peshawar, Dec 16 (IBNS): At least 23 school children were killed and about 500 have been taken hostages by Tehreek-e-Taliban terrorists on Tuesday after they stormed into the Army Public School and College in Paksitan's Peshawar.

PTI workers attack media persons?

Lahore, Dec 15 (IBNS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers attacked media persons in Pakistan's Lahore city on Monday as they were covering their protest live from the city, media reports said.

Kabul: 7 killed in suicide attack

Kabul, Dec 13 (IBNS) At least seven people were injured in a suicide attack on a vehicle of the country's Ministry of Defence (MoD) in the Guzargah locality of Kabul on Saturday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Security Council backs agreement on new non-combat NATO mission

New York, Dec 13 (IBNS) Amid ongoing violence in Afghanistan, the United Nations Security Council on Friday welcomed the agreement between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Afghan Government to establish a new non-combat, training, advisory and assistance mission, which would begin operation in January 2015.

Hafiz Saeed's Twitter account suspended

Islamabad, Dec 8 (IBNS): Days after he had wrote about freeing Kashmir and other issues, Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed's official Twitter account was suspended on Tuesday, reports said.

Pakistan: Al Qaeda leader killed in drone strike

Peshawar, Dec 7 (IBNS) A key Al Qaeda leader has been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's Dattakhel area on Sunday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Top Al Qaeda killed

Islamabad, Dec 6 (IBNS): Pakistan on Saturday confirmed that a top Al Qaeda leader Adnan el Shukrijum was killed in Shinwarsak region of the Asian country's South Waziristan Agency.

UN political chief urges revamped approach to boosting development in Afghanistan

New York, Dec 5 (IBNS): Despite lingering instability and economic fragility, Afghanistan sits at an historic crossroads from which it can fully transition to a "strong, independent, and forward-looking" nation, the top United Nations political official said on Thursday in London.

Pakistan: Justice Sardar Raza Khan appointed as CEC

Islamabad, Dec 4 (IBNS): Pakistan has appointed Justice Sardar Raza Khan as the the permanent Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), media reports said on Thursday.

US drone strike kills 6 militants

Peshawar, Dec 2 (IBNS): A US drone strike has killed at least six suspected militants in Renay-Parchao area of Afghanistan bordering Khyber Agency, media reports said on Tuesday.

Bangladesh-based British journalist found guilty of contempt

Dhaka, Dec 2 (IBNS): A Bangladesh court on Tuesday found a Dhaka-based British journalist guilty of the contempt of court for challenging the official death toll from the country's Liberation War in 1971 through a blog post, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Security Council condemns attack on UK embassy vehicle

New York, Nov 29 (IBNS) The United Nations Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the attack on Thursday on a United Kingdom embassy vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan, reiterating serious concern at the threats posed by the Taliban, Al-Qaida and other terrorist and extremist groups.