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Pakistan starts hanging militants in revenge for school massacre
Pakistan has executed two convicted militants after lifting a moratorium on the death penalty in response to the murder of over 130 children at a Peshawar school by the Taliban. It is planning more hangings and airstrikes against militants.

20.12.2014 09:08

Pakistan school massacre: British doctor investigated over Taliban siege links
As Britain’s Pakistani community mourns the massacre of 132 children in Tuesday’s school siege, a British doctor with links to the Taliban is being investigated by Pakistan’s intelligence service, suspected of involvement in the attack.

19.12.2014 10:51

Terrorist child killers - enemies of humanity
​Peshawar school attack is the deadliest carried out in Pakistan. The 132 children killed in the siege, as with the 186 children who perished in the Russia’s Beslan massacre in 2004, are a grim reminder that evil does indeed exist in our world.

17.12.2014 14:40

Pakistan revokes ban on death penalty after Taliban school siege
After the bloody Taliban attack on an army-ran school that left 132 students and nine teachers dead, Pakistan intends to relinquish its moratorium on death penalty.

17.12.2014 07:56

‘Gunman was pumping bullets into bodies’: Eyewitnesses describe Pakistan school siege
At least 141 people, mostly children, have been slaughtered in an enormous Taliban massacre at a military school in Pakistan. Survivors described horrific scenes at and outside the school as the gunmen went from class to class after their friends.

16.12.2014 11:35

‘Taliban attacks on civil targets - evidence their back is broken’
The Taliban have been terribly battered and it is unable to retaliate on military facilities, so it selected a school – a soft target - where a high casualty rate can be caused, Sultan M. Hali, a retired senior officer in the Pakistani Air Force told RT.

16.12.2014 11:37

‘Taliban seeks media attention, keeping people in fear’
Fear of the Taliban pushes people either to join them or to side with the government and fight them, but civilians mainly tend to join radicals as it is easier to do so, Middle East expert Catherine Shakdam told RT.

16.12.2014 10:45

141 people, mostly students killed by Taliban in Pakistan army school seizure
At least 141 people, most of them students as young as 12, have been killed and more than 100 others injured in a Taliban seizure of a military-run school in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, according to provincial authorities.

December 16, 2014 17:00

5 not-so-peaceful Obama actions since nabbing Nobel Prize
Five years on from President Barack Obama scooping a Nobel Peace Prize, and the White House has taken anything but a Zen approach to foreign policy under his watch. Here are the top 5 not-so-peaceful moves the laureate has made in the past half-decade.

09.12.2014 13:31

‘Torn apart’: British-born family exiled after daughter joins ISIS
Home Secretary Theresa May has exiled a British man and three of his sons following accusations they were linked to Al-Qaida. It is the first time a family has seen its citizenship collectively revoked since May became home secretary in 2010.

08.12.2014 14:09

Blind Pakistani protesters 'beaten by police' on International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Police reportedly baton charged and struck blind protesters with poles in the eastern city of Lahore Wednesday, during a demonstration about the government’s failure to implement an official quota for people with disabilities.

03.12.2014 19:05

Islamic academy in Birmingham 'used £1m public money' to build Pakistan school
Claims that an Islamic academy in Birmingham used £1 million of British taxpayers’ money to set up a faith school in Pakistan are being investigated by a local authority.

02.12.2014 15:01