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Peshawar school attack: More than 130, mostly children, massacred by Taliban militants

More than 130 people, most of them students, were killed Tuesday when Taliban militants stormed an army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar city and opened fire indiscriminately. Five militants have been killed and a final assault is underway to flush out the remaining ones who are still holding several children hostage. A spokesperson for the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan said the gunmen had been ordered to shoot older students at the school. Watch video

Pakistan in mourning as parents bury children killed by Taliban

Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning after Taliban militants killed 132 students at a school in Peshawar in an attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.

Diandra Soares evicted from Bigg Boss 8: Could she really be pregnant?

After being in the limelight for a few weeks -- thanks to her equation and antics with Gautam Gulati, Diandra Soares was voted out of the controversial show on Sunday evening. There are unconfirmed reports that she is pregnant.

132 children killed as Taliban gunmen storm Peshawar school

A group of heavily armed Pakistani Taliban gunmen in salwar kameez and suicide vests massacred 132 children and nine staff members during a seven-hour siege at an army-run school in Peshawar on Tuesday.

Sydney siege: Infosys techie among several hostages in cafe; negotiations with gunman on

An employee of software giant Infosys is among the people held hostage by an unidentified gunman and an Islamic flag is displayed at a Sydney cafe in the heart of the city's financial district.

Sydney cafe siege ends; gunman, 2 others killed

Amid a barrage of gunfire, police stormed a cafe in the heart of Sydney early on Tuesday to end a 16-hour hostage siege by a gunman. Police said three people were killed and four others were wounded.

Bigg Boss 8: Upen Patel threatens to kill Gautam Gulati

Looks like Upen Patel and Gautam Gulati are not done with their Monday fight. On Tuesday's episode, they once again engage in a tussle and this time, Upen even gives death threats to Gautam!

Inside Peshawar school: Eerie silence and the stamp of Taliban brutality

An eerie silence hung over the blood-spattered corridors and classrooms of the Army Public School on Wednesday -- the silence of 132 dead children, their lives cut short by Taliban gunmen. Video inside

Bigg Boss 8: Did you say this season is tame? Wait till you see Ali trying to hit Sonali

It is a violent Bigg Boss episode on Monday with Upen and Gautam fighting it out in the confession room while deciding nominations. Ali, on the other, flies into rage and tries to hit Sonali on being accused of taking her stuff.

Kissing doesn't lead to pregnancy, I am not pregnant: Diandra Soares

Model Diandra Soares, the latest contestant to be evicted from Bigg Boss 8, has rubbished pregnancy rumours and said she was not pregnant. She was seen getting intimate with her co-contestant and actor Gautam Gulati on the show.

SpiceJet ‘grounded’ as oil companies refuse fuel; fares go north

SpiceJet -- which seems to be headed the Kingfisher way if it doesn’t get the funds it needs in a hurry -- ended up operating only 70 of its 239 daily flights on Wednesday. On Tuesday, only 35 flights had taken off.

Won't differentiate between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ Taliban: Pak PM Sharif vows to fight terror

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed on Wednesday to launch a war on terror as mass funerals got underway a day after 148 people were massacred by the Tehreek-e-Taliban at a military-run school in Peshawar.

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