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3rd Deadly Blast in a Week Shakes Pakistan's Peshawar

At least 40 killed in latest attack on northeastern city

(Newser) - A car bomb ripped through a crowded street in Peshawar's oldest bazaar, killing 40 people in the third blast to hit the troubled Pakistani city in a week, officials said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. The explosion appeared to have been caused by a bomb planted... More »

Deadliest Attack on Pakistan Christians Kills 75

Taliban wing says it will keep targeting non-Muslims

(Newser) - A pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in Peshawar today, killing 75 people in the deadliest-ever attack on Pakistan's Christian minority, officials said. The Jundullah wing of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility, with a spokesman saying, "All non-Muslims in Pakistan are our target,... More »

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