Swat

  • Pakistani Taliban deputy chief Haqqani to head operations: Sources 14-11-2013 05:39 PM

    Pakistani Taliban deputy leader Sheikh Khalid Haqqani is expected to lead the group's operations despite Mullah Fazlullah's appointment as the new chief of the banned organisation, a media report said on Thursday. Haqqani, who hails from Swabi district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, will act as the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) functional head and...
  • Pakistan: 22-year-old woman in 'illicit affair' shot dead on orders of tribal council 16-09-2013 01:21 PM

    A Pakistani woman was on Monday shot dead by tribesmen in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on orders of a 'jirga' for her alleged "illicit relations" while two of her relatives were also executed for aiding her. A jirga, or tribal council, of at least five village elders found 22-year-old Sadia guilty...
  • Arkansas police officers kill 107-year-old man in standoff 09-09-2013 10:44 AM

    A 107-year-old man was killed after SWAT officers shot back at him during a standoff at a home, police in the southeastern Arkansas city of Pine Bluff said on Sunday. Police were called on Saturday afternoon over a disturbance and officers arrived to find Monroe Isadore had threatened two people...
  • I am Malala: Story of the 16-yr-old who stood against Taliban 01-08-2013 11:21 AM

    Malala Yousafzai, the educational campaigner from Swat Valley, Pakistan, came to public attention by writing for BBC Urdu about life under the Taliban. Using the pen name Gul Makai, she often spoke about her family's fight for girls' education in her community. In October 2012, Malala was targeted by the...
  • Girls in Pakistan defy Taliban by going to school 13-07-2013 10:01 PM

    In most places around the world going to school is not a life and death situation, but it is just that dangerous for many girls in Pakistan. With the shooting of Malala Yousafzai in focus after her UN speech yesterday, CNN's Saima Mohsin visits the Swat Valley to see what's...
  • Boston Marathon blasts: Police arrest second suspect 20-04-2013 06:42 AM

    Watertown: Lifting days of anxiety for a city and a nation on edge, police captured the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, found bloodied in a backyard boat on Friday night less than 24 hours after a wild car chase and gunbattle that left his older brother dead and Boston and...
  • Pakistan teen activist Malala returns to school in UK 20-03-2013 09:00 AM

    Pakistan's women's rights icon Malala Yousufzai returns to school in Birmingham months after being shot by the Taliban. ...
  • Malala Yousafzai goes back to school 19-03-2013 11:45 PM

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  • Pakistan: 103 dead, 270 injured in series of bomb blasts 11-01-2013 09:19 AM

    Explosions ripped through Balochistan's capital Quetta and in Swat valley that was under the Taliban stronghold. ...
  • UK campaigners call for Nobel Prize for Malala 09-11-2012 08:36 AM

    London: Tens of thousands of Britons called on the government on Friday to nominate Malala Yousufzai, a Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education, for the Nobel Peace Prize. The 15-year-old is receiving specialist treatment in the English city of Birmingham after gunmen shot...
  • Malala continues to make steady progress: Doctors 22-10-2012 05:18 PM

    London: A week after Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, was flown to UK for specialised treatment, she continues to make steady progress and is in a stable condition, her doctors said on Monday. "Malala continues to make steady...
  • Pakistan activist Malala is stable: UK doctors 21-10-2012 06:00 PM

    London: Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, is "stable" following her sixth night in hospital, doctors treating her said on Sunday. "Malala is stable in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham following her sixth night under the care of Queen...
  • Pak girl nominated for international peace award 21-11-2011 11:30 AM

    Islamabad: One of the bravest girls in Pakistan, who as a 11-year-old wrote about the Taliban banning girls' schools in the picturesque Swat Valley and missing watching her favourite Indian serial 'Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat', has been nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize. Malala Yousufzai, now 13, was a...
  • Indian journalists make news in Pakistan

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Unguided missiles over the border Even for a journalist privileged to have visited Pakistan more than a dozen times, this trip ...

  • Taliban leader Fazlullah killed: report 27-05-2010 04:01 PM

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  • Watch: Cinema back in Pak's Swat valley 09-11-2009 05:03 PM

    Pakistan military claim some success in their fight against the Taliban in Swat. ...
  • Blast near Swat valley kills 41 12-10-2009 02:43 PM

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  • Over 100 Taliban surrender in Swat 02-09-2009 12:39 PM

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  • Watch: The Presidential swat off and the axis of insects 09-07-2009 04:46 PM

    When it comes to batting bugs, Ahmadinejad is no Obama. ...