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US mom details brutality at hands of Taliban faction

New York - A US mother held hostage by Taliban-linked militants for five years has detailed the violence and sexual assault she endured in captivity, and said her young son was also beaten.

Fighting leaves seven dead in Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - Six suspected rebels and an air force commando were killed Saturday in a fierce gunfight in Indian-administered Kashmir which also injured another soldier, the Indian army said.

Delhi restricts vehicles as smog envelopes India and Pakistan

New Delhi - New Delhi banned all construction, barred lorries from entering the city and announced stringent restrictions on private car use on Thursday, seeking to combat a massive spike in pollution across large swathes of India and Pakistan.

Thousands of schools close as smog envelopes India, Pakistan

New Delhi - Schools closed across large swathes of north India on Thursday as a hazardous fog of toxic pollution cloaked the region for a third day, with growing calls for urgent government action to tackle what doctors are calling a public health emergency.

Ex-PM Sharif returns to Pakistan for court hearing

Islamabad - Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeared in court on Friday, a day after returning from overseas to face corruption allegations that saw him ejected from office and targeted with an arrest warrant.

CIA releases vast Bin Laden archive seized in compound

Washington - The CIA on Wednesday released a vast archive of intimate Al-Qaeda documents, including Osama Bin-Laden's handwritten diary, seized in the deadly 2011 raid on his Pakistani compound.

CIA releases vast Bin Laden archive seized in compound

Washington - The Central Intelligence Agency on Wednesday released a vast archive of documents and video seized in the 2011 US raid on a Pakistani compound that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Men still killing women for 'honour' in Pakistan, despite new law

Islamabad - A year since new laws came into force aimed at stemming the flow of "honour killings", scores of young women in deeply conservative Pakistan are still being murdered by relatives for bringing shame on their family.

Pakistan frees 68 Indian fishermen held for trespassing

Karachi - Pakistan on Sunday released 68 Indian fishermen held for trespassing into its territorial waters, officials said.

Dutch know-how may have gone into arms of mass destruction

Den Haag - The Dutch government has admitted that technology from the Netherlands may have been used to develop weapons of mass destruction in Iran, Pakistan or Syria.

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex-PM Sharif

Islamabad - A Pakistani court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, piling more pressure on his ruling party as it seeks a way forward ahead of next year's general election.

US worried about Pakistan government stability: Tillerson

New Delhi - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday the United States is concerned that extremist groups are threatening the "stability and security" of the Pakistan government.

US worried about Pakistan government's stability: Tillerson

New Delhi - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday the United States was concerned that extremist groups pose a threat to the "stability and security" of the Pakistan government.

Pakistan gives Tillerson frosty welcome after US warns over Taliban havens

Islamabad - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson got a frosty welcome to Pakistan Tuesday after Washington turned up the heat on Islamabad for allegedly providing "safe havens" for Taliban militants.

Tillerson visits Pakistan as US warns over Taliban havens

Islamabad - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson landed in Islamabad Tuesday as Washington turns up the heat on Pakistan for allegedy providing "safe havens" for Taliban militants.

US-Canadian family were held in Pakistan: CIA chief

Washington - A North American family who were kidnapped by a Taliban faction in Afghanistan were held for five years in Pakistan before their release last week, CIA director Mike Pompeo said Thursday.

US drone strike kills chief of Pakistani Taliban faction

Peshawar - The chief of an offshoot of the Pakistani Taliban has been killed in a US drone strike, a spokesman for the group told AFP Thursday.

Pakistan court indicts ex-PM Sharif for corruption: official

Islamabad - A Pakistani court indicted ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges spiralling from the Panama Papers leak, a senior government official said Thursday, in a case that could ultimately see the former leader jailed.

Pakistan court indicts ex-PM Sharif for corruption: official

Islamabad - A Pakistani court indicted ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges spiralling from the Panama Papers leak, a senior government official said Thursday, in a case that could ultimately see the former leader jailed.

Former American hostage hospitalized in Canada: media

Ottawa - American Caitlan Coleman was rushed to a hospital only days after being freed with her family from five years captivity at the hands of Taliban-linked kidnappers, local media reported.

At least seven killed, several wounded in Pakistan blast

Quetta - At least seven people were killed and 21 others wounded in an apparent suicide blast targeting a police vehicle during the morning rush hour in Pakistan's restive southwest early Wednesday, officials said.

Militant behind Pakistan school attack killed: Taliban

Peshawar - The militant commander accused of masterminding Pakistan's deadliest ever extremist attack, a massacre at a school in Peshawar in 2014, has been killed, the Pakistani Taliban said in an email to media Wednesday.

Police arrest mullah over claims in Pakistan star's murder

Multan - Pakistani police arrested a high-profile mullah on Wednesday over his alleged role in the murder of a social media star Qandeel Baloch last year, which reignited calls for action against so-called "honour killings".

Taliban reject rape, murder claims of freed Canadian hostage

Kabul - The Taliban on Sunday rejected claims by freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle that his kidnappers had killed his child and raped his wife during the family's captivity, saying the woman had a "natural miscarriage".

Bomb kills four Pakistani troops searching for kidnappers

Islamabad - A bomb Sunday killed four Pakistani soldiers as they searched for militants linked to the kidnapping of a US-Canadian family who were freed last week.

Rubies, the buried treasures of Pakistani Kashmir

- The people of Pakistani Kashmir are sitting on a treasure chest: Millions of rubies, estimated to be worth up to half a billion dollars, are lying beneath them.

Freed hostage says Taliban faction murdered his baby, raped wife

Smiths Falls - Freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle has accused Taliban-linked kidnappers of murdering his baby daughter and raping his wife during his family's years-long captivity in Afghanistan.

Freed hostage says Taliban murdered his baby, raped wife

Ottawa - Freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle accused his kidnappers of murdering his baby daughter and raping his wife during his family's years-long captivity by the Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated group operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Taliban murdered daughter, raped wife: freed Canadian hostage

Ottawa - Freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle accused his kidnappers of murdering his infant daughter and raping his wife during his family's years-long captivity by the Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated group operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Family freed from Taliban captivity arrive in Canada

Ottawa - Joshua Boyle, his American wife and three children arrived in Toronto Friday after being freed from captivity in Pakistan, the Canadian government announced.
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The recent flooding in Pakistan devastated large areas of the country. The relief effort, being led by the Government of Pakistan, includes urgent search and rescue operations, emergency shelter, food, drinking water, health care, and sanitation.
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Background photo: Central Jail in Peshawar. — Inset Photo: Dr Shakil Afridi, a government surgeon who helped the CIA uncover Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts. Pakistani authorities have sentenced Pakistani doctor to 33 years in jail on charges of treason
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Nawaz Sharif - Former Prime Minister and Head of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N)
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Artillery targeting terrorists hideouts in Miranshah
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Malala Yousafzai recovers in a UK hospital with her family by her side.
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Sherri Rehman Pakistan Ambassador to the U.S.
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Muslim mobs burned Bibles and Christian literature
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Map showing the disputed areas between Pakistan and India
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An aerial view of a flooded village in Sindh province.
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In one video , seized at the secret compound in Pakistan where Bin Laden was shot dead by US Navy Seals last week, the world's most wanted terrorist is seen watching television.
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Scene from documentary filmed at Islamabad's Pakistan Sweet Homes orphanage in 2012.
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Muafia Bibi's family, seen here in the back of a police van, turned themselves in to police after murdering the newlywed and her husband.
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