Awami National Party
Mar 18, 2013 13:44 EDT
Pakistan's Taliban Monday deferred its offer of peace talks with the government over its lack of "seriousness", urging voters to boycott upcoming elections.
Mar 12, 2013 08:31 EDT
A remote-controlled bomb targeting police killed two people in northwest Pakistan Tuesday, police said, hours after a blast near the home of a prominent provincial minister.
Mar 12, 2013 02:37 EDT
A bomb exploded close to the home of a prominent provincial minister in restive northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, wounding six people including three children, police said.
Feb 15, 2013 07:53 EST
The chief minister of a restive northwestern Pakistani province on the frontline of the fight against homegrown militants survived a Taliban suicide bombing assassination bid on Friday.
Jan 09, 2013 13:48 EST
Gunmen on Wednesday shot dead a Shiite Muslim doctor associated with the main ruling Pakistan People's Party in the northwestern city of Peshawar, police said.
Jan 07, 2013 10:37 EST
Pakistan's financial hub Karachi saw its deadliest year in two decades in 2012, with around 2,000 people killed in violence linked to ethnic and political tensions, raising fears for elections due this year.
Dec 28, 2012 15:33 EST
Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud said his organisation could be open to talks with Islamabad in a video released Friday, but poured scorn on the idea his men would give up their guns.
Dec 24, 2012 02:22 EST
A surge of violence in northwest Pakistan culminating in the assassination of a senior provincial minister has raised fears of a renewed Taliban campaign that could threaten national elections, analysts say.
Dec 23, 2012 08:20 EST
Prominent politicians were among mourners Sunday paying their last respects amid tight security to a Pakistani provincial minister killed in a suicide attack claimed by the Taliban.
Dec 22, 2012 14:21 EST
A suicide bomber killed a senior provincial minister and eight other people at a political meeting in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Taliban.
Dec 22, 2012 11:43 EST
A suicide bomber killed a senior provincial minister and seven other people at a political meeting in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Taliban.
Dec 22, 2012 10:14 EST
A suicide bomber blew himself up Saturday at a meeting of the political party that rules Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, killing six people and wounding 21, officials said.
Sep 24, 2012 03:48 EDT
A Pakistani political party on Monday distanced itself from a reward offered by one of its ministers for the death of a film-maker who produced an anti-Islam film.
Sep 23, 2012 11:06 EDT
The Pakistan government distanced itself on Sunday from a $100,000 bounty offered by a cabinet minister for the death of the maker of an anti-Islam film that has sparked protests across the Muslim world.
Aug 02, 2012 09:31 EDT
Barkat Khan was shot dead as he slept, curled up in the muck in one of the roughest parts of Karachi. He was a dirt-poor 13-year-old Afghan who never went to school and never dared to dream of a better life.
Jul 13, 2012 04:57 EDT
A bomb attack killed at least six people outside a party political meeting in Pakistan's troubled southwestern city of Quetta on Friday, police said.
May 22, 2012 14:14 EDT
At least nine people were killed as violence erupted in Pakistan's most populous city of Karachi on Tuesday after unknown gunmen opened fire on a rally, police said.
Apr 02, 2012 13:24 EDT
At least 24 people have been killed in violence in Karachi in the past week, in a renewed wave of unrest to hit Pakistan's most populous city, officials said on Monday.
Mar 27, 2012 10:52 EDT
Gunmen and arsonists went on the rampage in Pakistan's financial capital Karachi on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and setting dozens of vehicles alight, officials said.
Mar 11, 2012 04:53 EDT
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a funeral near the northwestern city of Peshawar on Sunday, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 30 others, police and hospital officials said.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Awami National Party|
Pashto: ملي عوامي ګوند
Urdu: عوامی نيشنل پارٹی
|Leader||Member of National Assembly Asfandyar Wali Khan|
|Ideology||Centre-Left , Socialism on a pan-Islamic basis, Pashtun Nationalism|