A spokesman for the Pakistani military says an attack on an army-run school in northwestern Pakistan is over. Some 141 people, mostly children, were killed in the daylong siege.
In what is seen as one of the most horrific attacks against civilians, more than 130 people have been killed in a militant attack on an army-run school in northwestern Pakistan.
In the wake of a brazen midmorning attack on an army-run school in Peshawar, students who survived described a massacre.
A senior official says 104 people, including 84 children, have been killed in a militant attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
The Taliban has overrun Afghanistan’s Khamyab District and is now Turkmenistan’s immediate neighbor.
Militants staged several deadly attacks in Kabul and elsewhere in Afghanistan on December 13, killing at least 19 people and wounding dozens more.
Russia has signed deals to build nuclear power plants in India and supply it with oil during a visit by President Vladimir Putin.
Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani advocate for girls' education, and Kailash Satyarthi, a children's rights champion from India, have accepted the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
A series of recent successful counterterrorism operations are being attributed to the renewed cooperation between Pakistan and the United States.
Afghan lawmakers have opposed the reported U.S. handover of three militants to Pakistan who were being detained inside Afghanistan.
The United States and NATO have ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan more than 13 years after an invasion of the country to topple the Taliban government.
The United States, Britain, and other allies promised not to abandon Afghanistan's new government, responding to pleas by Kabul for continued support as the international security mission winds down.