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U.S. drone strike kills 6 in Pakistan, first since March

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – U.S. drone aircraft fired four missiles in Pakistan’sSouth Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday, killing six militants, days after the head of the country’s intelligence agency called for an end to the strikes that have caused deep anger. The missiles were fired from two unmanned planes and aimed…

US officials: Drone strike kills five ‘militants’ in NW Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A US drone attack late on Sunday killed at least five militants in northwest Pakistan’s lawless South Waziristan tribal district, officials said. The drone strike was the first since a US gunman shot and killed two Pakistanis in the eastern city of Lahore on January 27, triggering…

Suicide attack at Pakistan mosque kills 50

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) – A suicide bomb tore through a Pakistani mosque during weekly prayers on Friday, killing 50 people and bringing down the roof, trapping victims under pulverised rubble. The attack in the volatile northwest was the deadliest in the nuclear-armed country on the front line of the US-led…

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