Peshawar District http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29482/all en URGENT ¥¥¥ 24 killed in Pakistan security checkpost attack: officials http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/urgent-24-killed-pakistan-security-checkpost-attack-officials <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The death toll of a suicide bomb attack on a military checkpost in Pakistan's troubled northwest early on Saturday has risen to 24, killing 13 soldiers and 11 civilians, officials said.</p> <p>"Thirteen security personnel and 11 civilians were killed in the attack," a security official said of the raid which happened around 240 kilometres (150 miles) south of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.</p> <p>Another official said that the killed civilians include four children and three women.</p> <p>str-shk-ks/pj</p> Peshawar District AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 09:15:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743893 at http://www.globalpost.com Suicide bomber kills 10 in Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130329/suicide-bomber-kills-10-pakistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Ten people were killed in Pakistan on Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a paramilitary police convoy, security officials said.</p> <p>The assault took place in the north-western city of Peshawar, about 200 metres (yards) from the U.S. consulate but there was no indication the compound was the target.</p> <p>Abdul Majeed Marwat, a commander for the Frontier Constabulary, said he was the target. Two members of the force and eight civilians were killed and 15 people were wounded, said the security officials.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130329/suicide-bomber-kills-10-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islamism Peshawar District Terrorism in Pakistan War Thomson Reuters Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:15:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5796930 at http://www.globalpost.com Public Transporters warns to protest in front of PHC against contractors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/public-transporters-warns-protest-front-phc-against-contractors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Public Transport Owners Association PTOA Khyber Pakhtunkhwa threatened to hold hunger strike in front of Peshawar High Court PHC if authorities did not stop the extortion of money from them by the bus stands contractors within 10 days.</p><P>They warning was given during a protest demonstration organized by the transporters on Sher Shah Soori Road near Peshawar Press Club on Monday.</p><P>The infuriated demonstrators were carrying banners and placards inscribed with different slogans against the bus stands contractors.</p><P>Ziaur Rahman, President PTOA Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Tahir Ban</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/public-transporters-warns-protest-front-phc-against-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Administrative units of Pakistan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar District Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:48:33 +0000 Asianet 5800859 at http://www.globalpost.com PSC schedule ability tests in different subjects http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/psc-schedule-ability-tests-different-subjects <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission has scheduled ability tests in different subjects scheduled to be held on 16th, 17th, 18th 29th and 30th April 2013 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission, 2 Fort Road, near Governor House, Peshawar Cantt as per detail given below.</p><P>S. No. Name of post</p><P>No.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/psc-schedule-ability-tests-different-subjects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Administrative units of Pakistan Peshawar Peshawar District Technology Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:33:35 +0000 Asianet 5811258 at http://www.globalpost.com PSC schedule ability tests in different subjects http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/psc-schedule-ability-tests-different-subjects-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission has scheduled ability tests in different subjects scheduled to be held on 16th, 17th, 18th 29th and 30th April 2013 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission, 2 Fort Road, near Governor House, Peshawar Cantt as per detail given below.</p><P>S. No. Name of post</p><P>No.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/psc-schedule-ability-tests-different-subjects-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Administrative units of Pakistan Peshawar Peshawar District Technology Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:17:14 +0000 Asianet 5812521 at http://www.globalpost.com Bus blast targeting gov't officials kills 13 in Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130927/bus-blast-targeting-govt-officials-kills-13-pakistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Islamabad, Sep 27 (EFE).- At least 13 government officials were killed and 39 were injured in a bus explosion Friday in the northern Pakistani city of Peshawar, police told Efe.</p> <p>The bomb had been planted inside the government bus and exploded when the vehicle, which was carrying some 60 passengers, was traveling on a road just outside that provincial capital.</p> <p>Several Pakistani media outlets put the death toll at 16 and said the injured had been taken to two local hospitals.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130927/bus-blast-targeting-govt-officials-kills-13-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peshawar District Terrorism in Pakistan Terrorist incidents in Pakistan War Agencia EFE Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:15:51 +0000 Agencia EFE 5946656 at http://www.globalpost.com Gunmen kill four policemen in NW Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131020/gunmen-kill-four-policemen-nw-pakistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Gunmen in a car shot dead four policemen at a checkpoint in a restive northwestern Pakistani city on Sunday, officials said.</p> <p>The shooting took place in Peshawar, capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, where Taliban militants are active.</p> <p>"At least four policemen embraced martyrdom after unknown gunmen in a car fired at them when asked to stop for checking," senior police official Mohammad Ismail told AFP.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131020/gunmen-kill-four-policemen-nw-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peshawar District Terrorism in Pakistan War AFP Sun, 20 Oct 2013 20:20:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5965899 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast in Pakistan kills bomb-squad members http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/131216/blast-pakistan-kills-bomb-squad-members <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Islamabad, Dec 16 (EFE).- One of the top officials with the bomb squad in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar and two of his subordinates died Monday when a roadside bomb blew up as they were passing by in their vehicle.</p> <p>The agents had been called around 8 a.m. to defuse an explosive device when another bomb was activated by remote control as they were driving through the Badber neighborhood, police spokesman Ahmed Khan told Efe.</p> <p>Two other bomb squad members traveling in the van were wounded and, according to the daily Dawn, one of them is in critical condition.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/131216/blast-pakistan-kills-bomb-squad-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Administrative units of Pakistan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar District Agencia EFE Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:36:11 +0000 Agencia EFE 6021892 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan provincial government halts Malala book launch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140128/pakistan-provincial-government-halts-malala-book-launch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A launch ceremony for education activist Malala Yousafzai's book at a university in her native Pakistan was cancelled after pressure from the provincial government, organisers and officials said Tuesday.</p> <p>Malala survived a Taliban assassination attempt in the country's restive northwest in 2012 and has become a global champion for the struggle for all children to go to school.</p> <p>An event to launch her memoir "I am Malala" at the Area Study Centre of Peshawar University on Monday was called off after police refused to provide security, organisers told AFP.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140128/pakistan-provincial-government-halts-malala-book-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pakistani politicians Pashtun people Peshawar District Politics AFP Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:48:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6055069 at http://www.globalpost.com 1st LD Writethru: 3 killed, 6 injured in suicide attack in Pakistan's Peshawar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140619/1st-ld-writethru-3-killed-6-injured-suicide-attack-pakistans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>1st LD Writethru: 3 killed, 6 injured in suicide attack in Pakistan's Peshawar</p> <p>ISLAMABAD, June 19 (Xinhua) -- At least three people were killed and six others injured on Thursday evening in a suicide attack at a house in Pakistan's northwestern metropolitan of Peshawar, local media reported.</p> <p>According to the reports, the incident took place when a suicide bomber attacked the house of pro-government "Peace Committee" chief Farman Ullah in Mattni area of Peshawar, capital of northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140619/1st-ld-writethru-3-killed-6-injured-suicide-attack-pakistans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pakistan Peshawar District Social Issues Terrorism in Pakistan Xinhua News Agency Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:37:47 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6181665 at http://www.globalpost.com