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Pakistan to challenge bail for Mumbai attack 'mastermind'

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ISLAMABAD - Pakistani prosecutors are to appeal against a court decision to grant bail to a man accused of plotting a 2008 militant assault in India's financial capital that killed 166 people and seriously strained ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

Pakistani military says it kills 32 militants in ambush

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - The Pakistani army killed 32 militants in an ambush in a remote valley near the Afghan border, the military said on Friday, and 27 in other clashes, four days after a Taliban massacre of children at a school.

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Despite billions in aid, U.S. unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

WASHINGTON - Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan's army to take the threat of militancy more seriously, but 12 years and $28 billion in aid later, all the American approaches are widely viewed as having failed.

18 Dec 2014

Some Pakistan militants denounce school attack, amid national outrage

PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - As Pakistanis unite in grief over the killings of 132 schoolchildren by the Pakistani Taliban, several other militant groups have been quick to condemn the carnage too. | Video

18 Dec 2014

Pakistan military signs death warrants for six

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistani military said on Thursday its Chief of Army Staff had signed death warrants for six "hard core terrorists" following a deadly Taliban attack on a school that killed 132 children earlier this week.

18 Dec 2014

Pakistan court bails man accused of masterminding Mumbai attack

ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani court granted bail on Thursday to a man accused of masterminding a deadly 2008 rampage through the Indian city of Mumbai, lawyers said.

18 Dec 2014

Pakistan court bails man accused of masterminding Mumbai attack

ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani court granted bail on Thursday to a man accused of masterminding a deadly 2008 rampage through the Indian city of Mumbai, lawyers said.

18 Dec 2014

Anger and grief as Pakistan buries students massacred at school

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to tackle an increasingly aggressive Taliban insurgency. | Video

World, Afghanistan 18 Dec 2014

Anger and grief as Pakistan buries students massacred at school

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to tackle an increasingly aggressive Taliban insurgency. | Video

17 Dec 2014

Rage, tears and broken childhoods as Pakistan reels from massacre

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Mehran Khan, a mild-mannered 14-year-old survivor of this week's massacre at a Pakistani school, says he will not rest until the meaningless deaths of his classmates have been avenged.

17 Dec 2014