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# peshawar - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

'One student jumped out of the classroom through the window. We never saw him get up'

At least 21 people have died following today’s attack on Pakistan’s Bacha Khan University.

# peshawar - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'Still my heart is crying': Devastation and anger a year on from school massacre

More than 130 students were killed in their school by Taliban gunmen.

# peshawar - Friday 16 January, 2015

School massacre: Devastating before-and-after photos of 4 best friends

“Friends uplift the soul.”

# peshawar - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.

# peshawar - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Police find bullet-ridden body of woman kidnapped after giving polio vaccines

Salma Ghani was taken by five unidentified men from outside her house in Peshawar on Sunday. Her bullet-riddled body was found in a field yesterday.

# peshawar - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud

Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.

# peshawar - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Car bomb rips through Pakistani market killing at least 39 people

The bomb caused carnage in the busy market in city of Peshawar, a gateway to tribal regions which are a stronghold of militants linked to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.

# peshawar - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Suicide attack kills eight at Pakistan election rally

It was the fourth deadly attack on politicians or political parties in three days as the country prepares to hold historic polls on 11 May.

# peshawar - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Suicide attack at Pakistan checkpost leaves 24 dead

Suicide bombers attacked a military checkpost in Pakistan’s troubled northwest today, killing 13 soldiers and 11 civilians.

# peshawar - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Pakistan to decide if girl, 14, needs treatment abroad after being shot in head

Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog at age 11 to describe life as a girl under the Taliban. Her condition is described as serious.

# peshawar - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head

Malala Yousafzai led a campaign for the right to education for children. She was shot in the head on her school bus.

# peshawar - Friday 8 June, 2012

Bomb targeting government bus in Pakistan kills 18

Eighteen government employees and other civilians were killed when a bomb exploded on a bus in northwestern Pakistan.

# peshawar - Sunday 12 June, 2011

34 killed in double bomb attack at Pakistan market

The Taliban has denied repsonsibility for the explosions, which injured dozens of people.

# peshawar - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Suicide bomb kills five at Pakistani police building

Five people have been killed and 30 injured in Peshawar, in the latest suicide bomb attack designed as revenge for the death of Osama bin Laden.

# peshawar - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Suicide bomber kills 31 at a funeral in north-west Pakistan

The blast happened on Wednesday morning and injured more than 30 people according to a hospital administrator.

The 9 at 9: Ash Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Members of the 31st Dáil get ready for their first day at school; the $250 million ‘sex slave’ lawsuit against American Apparel founder, and the answer to the question that has confounded science for centuries – does Guinness travel well?

# peshawar - Monday 31 January, 2011

Four killed in Pakistan blast

Three police officers and one civilian were killed in attack authorities say was carried out by a teenage suicide bomber.