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  1. Afghan Taliban says TTP attack on Peshawar school 'against basics of Islam'Read the original story

    45 min ago |

    Afghan Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid has said in a statement that the attack by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on a school in Peshawar where 141 people including 132 children died is "against the basics of Islam". According to The News, he also said that the intentional killing of children, women and innocent people has to be considered by every Islamic party and government as against the religion.


  2. Acts of terror a 'clarion call' for believers in humanity to unite, says Sushma SwarajRead the original story

    46 min ago |

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday stated that the recent acts of terror in Sydney and Peshawar was a clarion call for all those who believe in humanity to defeat terrorism, adding that India will always be ready to play its role in such an undertaking. Swaraj was reacting to Monday's hostage crisis in Sydney, where an alleged self-proclaimed cleric took 17 people, including two people of Indian origin, hostage in a cafe in that city; and Tuesday's strike on a school in Peshawar, where members of the banned terrorist organisation Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan killed 141 people, including 132 students, before being gunned down.


  3. Pakistan buries victims of school massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Pakistani children from a Christian community shout slogans to condemn Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, as they join a demonstration Wednesday, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan mourned as the nation prepares for mass funerals Wednesday for over 140 people, most of them children, killed in the Taliban massacre in a military-run school in the country's northwest in the deadliest and most horrific attacks in years, officials said.


  4. 09:25 Rahmon expresses his condolences to Prime Minister of Pakistan...Read the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | AkiPress

    "It was painful to know about the attack committed by armed Taliban group in a school of Peshawar, which resulted in death of more than a hundred students and teachers and numerous injuries," President said in the telegram. In his statement Rahmon expressed confidence that this terrible event once again shows to the world community a villainous face of international terrorism.


  5. Anger and grief as Pakistan buries students massacred at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | ABS-CBN News

    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. The authorities, long accused of not being tough enough on extremists, quickly pointed the finger at Afghanistan, suggesting the neighbouring nation was not doing enough to catch Pakistani Taliban commanders hiding on its territory.


  6. Teachers gave their lives to save children from gunmenRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago |

    A Pakistan army soldier stands guard inside the Army Public School in Peshawar, which was targeted by Taliban gunmen in an attack that killed 148 people, most of them children The wounded children of Peshawar Army Public School paid tributes to the teachers who died saving their lives as Pakistan woke to the full horror of the Taliban massacre. Nine staff members, including the headmistress, were killed in the attack, along with more than 130 pupils.


  7. After school attack, Pakistan vows to pursue militants outside its bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Yet the moment also offered an opportunity to replace finger-pointing with something closer to common cause. Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 132 students at a school in the city of Peshawar in a ...


  8. After school massacre, Pakistan's media point accusing fingersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Much of the Pakistani media has portrayed the Taliban 's brutal massacre on Tuesday - in which some 145 were killed, including 132 children - as a defining moment in Pakistan 's fight against militants. An editorial in Dawn, Pakistan's largest English-language daily, said that while Peshawar had suffered tragic events before, " nothing compares to the horror of what took place yesterday " at the military-run school in Peshawar.


  9. UN secretary general calls for international mobilisation against terrorRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Nerve News

    United Nations, Dec 18 - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for mobilising all resources and political will to fight terrorism in the wake of the massacre of 132 school children in Pakistan and said he will consider measures to help that country combat extremism. Answering a reporter's question at his year-end press conference here Wednesday about the attack, Ban said that terrorism was a problem spreading to several countries and those affected by it needed help.


  10. Palestinian draft resolution to UN calls for Israel occupation end by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Pakistan activists carry posters as they take part in a pro-Palestinian demonstration against Israel's military campaign in Gaza, in Karachi on Aug. 17. Pakistan activists carry posters as they take part in a pro-Palestinian demonstration against Israel's military campaign in Gaza, in Karachi on Aug. 17. Jordan formally submitted to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday a draft resolution calling for peace between Israel and the Palestinians within one year and an end to Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017. The Palestinian-drafted resolution was formally submitted to the 15-member council, which means it could be put to a vote as soon as 24 hours later, but it does not guarantee it will happen.


  11. Where are we safe?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    ... monitored by 30 CCTV cameras. Principal Ajay Kumar Singh feels the school is well fortified. (Prashant Mitra) As Pakistan buried the flower of a generation - 132 schoolchildren silenced by Taliban savagery - the Indian home ministry on Wednesday ...


  12. Pakistan: Reinstate Death Penalty MoratoriumRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    Pakistan 's government should reinstate its moratorium on the death penalty as a step toward its abolition, Human Rights Watch said today. On December 17, 2014, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif rescinded a four-year unofficial moratorium on capital punishment in response to the December 16 attack by the Pakistani Taliban splinter group Tehreek-e-Taliban on a school in Peshawar in northwestern Pakistan that left at least 148 dead - almost all of them children .


  13. Utah mourners for Pakistani children killed in Taliban attack say 'enough is enough'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    Abdul Afridi speaks during a vigil on the University of Utah campus Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, for the Pakistani community grieving over a Taliban attack at a school in Pakistan that killed 145 people, including at least 132 children. Mourners lit candles and offered prayers for 132 children and nine adults killed in a Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan.


  14. Pakistan moves to execute convicted terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    Pakistan's government lifted a moratorium on executing convicted terrorists Wednesday and sought Afghanistan's help to find the mastermind of Tuesday's murderous attack on an army-run school in the northern city of Peshawar, as the death toll rose to 148. There was a national outpouring of grief, shame and anger at the attack, in which 132 schoolchildren, many of them the sons of military officers, were killed.


  15. Thwarting U.S. defenses will lead only to more American victimsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    ... was televised worldwide, was quickly eclipsed by the massacre of 145 people at an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Many of the dead were children. Press reports said Pakistani Taliban fighters burned a teacher alive in front of children and ...


  16. Pakistan mourns after school massacreRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Tehran Times

    ... launch the attack in response to army attacks. Hundreds of Taliban fighters are thought to have died in the recent Pakistan army offensive in the Khyber area and North Waziristan, regions close to the Afghan border. The Afghan Taliban are currently ...


  17. Pakistan School Massacre Sparks Global Outrage; Taliban Hunt Begins With Massive AirstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | International Business Times

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif speaks with the media during a new conference in New Delhi May 27, 2014. The recent Peshawar school massacre provoked global outrage as the world condemns the seven members of the Teh-rik-e-Taliban or the According to the Guardian , the crossfire with Pakistani commandos lasted for about eight hours before the Peshawar school was cleared of attackers.


  18. Journalist describes 'horror movie scene' in schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    A freelance journalist has described "horror movie scenes" in the classrooms and auditorium where 132 children were slaughtered by Taliban militants. International journalists were allowed access to the scene of the attack in Peshawar where 141 people were killed, and Almeena Ahmed, a freelance journalist based in Pakistan, said she had never seen so much blood.


  19. ISLAMABAD: No distinction now between good and bad Taliban: NawazRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Asia News Network

    ... the PM said. He said that this plan will also also be formulated with officials from the intelligence agencies. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan says that a counter-terrorism committee should be constituted at the earliest, adding ...


  20. ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan announces end of PTI protestsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Asia News Network

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Wednesday decided to end their countrywide sit-in protests, DawnNews reported. "Due to the situation in the country right now, we have decided to end our protests," PTI chairman Imran Khan told party supporters in Islamabad.