The commanding officer in the Swat Valley of northwest Pakistan was wounded Wednesday in a helicopter attack, a Pakistani military spokesman said.
Graphic video footage released Monday by the Taliban shows the execution of at least 16 men believed to be Pakistani police officers -- a new escalation in the fight for control of a pivotal country in the global war over Islamic extremism.
Video released by the Taliban shows men believed to be Pakistani police officers fatally shot. CNN's Reza Sayeh reports.
CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports from the Swat Valley in Pakistan where the big focus right now is on rebuilding.
Some fear the Taliban will make a comeback in Pakistan's Swat Valley. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
CNN's Dan Rivers goes along for a U.S. aid drop in flood-ravaged Pakistan.
Floodwaters subsided Thursday in northern Pakistan's Swat Valley, where a fierce sun baked a thick carpet of mud into a brittle crust, as officials expanded their estimate of the number of people affected.
Bridges and roads across Pakistan have been severely damaged by flooding. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
With dozens of bridges washed away in Pakistan, temporary bridges are being utilized. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
Intense rain and gushing flood waters threatened Wednesday to cause more misery in monsoon-bloated Pakistan, where 3 million people are already suffering.
Pakistan defends its response to the deadly flooding that has ravaged parts of the country.
The prime minister of Pakistan planned an emergency meeting Wednesday, as flooding continues to wreak havoc on the country.
Pakistan is reeling from the worst flooding ever to hit the nation. CNN's Reza Sayah reports on the damage in one small town, Charsadda.
A suicide bomber blew himself up near a military convoy in northwest Pakistan on Thursday, killing five people and injuring more than 40, a local government official said.
Nasir Rehman has been waiting 25 long years to resolve a land dispute case. In that time, he's lost his mother, father and two children. He sold his house and a chunk of his land to pay for the dragging litigation.
At least 41 people were killed and dozens wounded in a blast Monday at a security forces checkpoint in northwest Pakistan, authorities said.
It hasn't been too often in the past couple of years that you could write about good news from Pakistan. But if there is a silver lining to the atrocities that have plagued the country in the past several years, it is the fact that the Pakistani public, government and military are increasingly seeing the jihadist militants on their territory in a hostile light.
Pakistan has arrested a key militant commander suspected of launching suicide attacks in the country's northwest, Pakistan's army announced Monday.
A notorious Pakistani Taliban commander with a reputation for beheading opponents has died in custody, a Pakistani military official said.
An exclusive look at one of Pakistan's lashkars, volunteer tribesmen taking on the Taliban. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
A Taliban spokesman and leader were arrested in Pakistan's volatile Swat Valley, a military official said.
Sixteen-year-old Akbar Zaid dreams of becoming a teacher. But for now, his summer job involves holding an automatic rifle and hunting down Taliban fighters.
Fighting raged Tuesday between security forces and militants in northwestern Pakistan, leaving 43 militants dead and two commanders captured, authorities said.
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The Taliban once forbade young women from attending schools in the Swat Valley, now a reversal. CNN's Cal Perry reports.
In Pakistan's combustible Swat Valley, some girls refuse to wear uniforms so they can make it to school without being harmed.
Gen. Nadeem Ahmad swirls the helicopter over Pakistan's ground zero. Below is the Swat Valley of North West Frontier Province.
CNN's Stan Grant takes a closer look at Pakistan's ground zero.
A pro-Taliban cleric who helped negotiate a short-lived cease-fire between the militant organization and the Pakistani government was arrested Sunday in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province.
CNN's Stan Grant follows a displaced Pakistani family as they begin their much anticipated return home to Buner.
A trickle of Pakistanis who fled their homes during the fighting in the country's volatile northwestern region have begun returning under a government operation, the U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday.
Two and half million people are displaced, but as CNN's Nic Robertson reports, many are largly invisible.
Every time I come to Pakistan these days I see more security.
Two key figures connected to the Taliban in Pakistan's Swat Valley were killed Saturday during a military convoy ambush, officials said.
A suspected suicide attacker detonated his explosives at a mosque in northwestern Pakistan during Friday prayers, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens of others, a local police official said.
Several key figures connected to the Taliban in Pakistan's Swat Valley have been arrested, Pakistani authorities said.
As the Pakistan army fights the Taliban in Swat, Taliban militants erode freedom in Peshawar. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
New bin Laden tape reportedly slams Obama's Mideast policy during visit.
Residents of Pakistan's strife-torn Swat region hope the conflict will end soon. Reza Sayah reports
The Pakistani army rescued a group of 80 students and school staff Tuesday, a day after Taliban fighters abducted the group, military representatives said.
An iReporter gives us an inside look at a Swat Valley tent city in Pakistan where some Pakistanis are seeking refuge.
One of the three suspects detained Friday in Islamabad has been identified as Fida Ullah, a terrorist who recruited suicide bombers here, police said in a news release.
The Pakistani military gives journalists a tour of the battlefront in Swat Valley. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
The Pakistani military says security forces have taken back the city of Mingora from the Taliban, calling it a significant victory in its offensive against the Taliban.
Pakistani authorities increased security throughout the capital Friday after this week's deadly bombings in Lahore and Peshawar and a threat by the Taliban to carry out further attacks.
No running water, no electricity, no fuel and little food.
The Pakistan army is now claiming Mingora in the Swat Valley as a significant victory. ITN's Lindsey Hilsum reports.
Twenty-five militants and six soldiers were killed Saturday night in two separate clashes between security forces and insurgents in Pakistan's tribal region, officials said.
The office of Maj. Gen. Athar Abbas has a bank of six flat-screen televisions covering most of one wall, showing all the main international English-language news channels, and several local ones besides.
The Pakistani military said Wednesday it hopes to clear Taliban militants from Mingora, a major Swat Valley city, in the next two to three days.
Security forces in Pakistan have started the "most important phase" of their push against the Taliban -- clearing militants from the largest city in the troubled Swat Valley region.
The Pakistani military claimed Friday to have broken the backs of Taliban militants in the Swat region.
A Taliban spokesman issued threats and ultimatums against Pakistani officials this week, as the country's military continued its offensive against the militant group in the Swat Valley.
The Pakistani government convened a meeting on Monday of nearly all of the country's political parties, in an effort to consolidate broad national support for its military operation to crush Taliban militants in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley.
The Pakistan army presses ahead with its offensive against the Taliban in the Swat Valley. ITN's Julian Manyon reports.
Violence echoed across a volatile Pakistani province and an adjacent tribal region on Saturday, with dozens reported killed in the latest military push, a drone strike, and a car bombing targeting a school bus.
Pakistani civilians were given a brief window on Friday to flee the ongoing fighting between government forces and Taliban militants in the country's north, according to military officials.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on the growing refugee crisis as the Pakistani military continues its operation against the Taliban.
The Taliban are digging in for a "bloody urban battle" against the Pakistani army in a hotly disputed city in the western part of the country, a strategic expert warned Thursday.
Inside a hospital ward in northwest Pakistan, I found myself surrounded by sobs and screams. One scream was so high-pitched that I didn't think it was human. These were the sounds of agony, and they belonged to innocent civilians who were injured in the cross fire of Pakistani troops and the Taliban in the Swat Valley.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports on an 11 year old girl who has lost almost her entire family. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
A Taliban spokesman issued a series of threats and ultimatums against Pakistani officials Wednesday as the country's military continued its offensive against the militant group in the Swat Valley.
Ivan Watson speaks with a group of orphans who made it out of Swat Valley and are homeless again.
Twenty well-behaved boys sit on the floor in two rows, quietly eating a humble lunch of flat bread, water and beans.
A teenage boy trapped alone in an orphanage commandeered by soldiers in Pakistan's war-torn Swat Valley has described his terrifying ordeal.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon agreed on the need for additional humanitarian aid after meeting with Pakistani President Asif Zardari on Tuesday.
Pakistan's military is dealing with more than a million Pakistanis who have been displaced by fighting since last year, a military spokesman said Tuesday.
It was an odd Washington weekend: a Sunday of sober talk about the challenges ahead in Afghanistan and Pakistan following a more relaxed Saturday night.
Pakistani security forces battling Taliban militants in the volatile Swat Valley killed between 45 and 55 of the fighters over the last 24 hours, the military said Saturday.
Pakistani troops pound Taliban targets, but humanitarian groups warn a crisis is near. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Civilians continued to flee Pakistan's northwest in droves Monday as government troops prepared to engage Taliban militants in the crisis-hit Swat Valley.
The United Nations' refugee agency warned Friday of a "massive displacement" of civilians as Pakistan's military broadens its offensive against Taliban militants in the country's troubled northwest.
Pakistan's prime minister formally renounced a peace agreement with Taliban militants Thursday night and announced "decisive steps" to expand the battle in the country's northwest.
Pakistan's prime minister formally renounced a peace agreement with Taliban militants. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Pakistan's military is pounding Taliban targets in the country's Swat Valley, trying to clear militants who control parts of the district's main city, military officials said.
Newly displaced residents, fleeing the fighting between government troops and Taliban militants in northwestern Pakistan, are putting a crush on U.N. resources already stretched thin.
CNN's Nic Robertson is in Islamabad and was covering four stories at once. Here is how he did it.
Taliban militants, who implemented Islamic law in Pakistan's violence-plagued Swat Valley last week, have now taken control of a neighboring district.
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari signed into law Monday a peace deal for the nation's violence-plagued Swat Valley, according to a presidential spokesman.
Pro-Taliban cleric Sufi Mohammad has announced he has pulled out of a peace deal in the violence-plagued Swat Valley, saying the government is not serious about implementing Islamic law, or sharia, in the region.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports from Pakistan, where a top mediator has pulled out of the peace talks.
Pakistan's president has defended his government's recent ceasefire in the country's volatile Swat Valley in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece, saying that many in the West have mischaracterized the deal.
Christopher Hitchens, Bernard-Henri Levy, and Fawaz Gerges argue if the Taliban and al Qaeda are one and the same.
The Pakistani government recently announced a truce with the Taliban and allowed it to set up Islamic courts in the country's Swat Valley. Reports abound that girls will no longer be allowed to go to school, that brutal beatings are taking place for minor infractions, and the list goes on.
The refugees mill about aimlessly amid the rows and rows of white tents that are now their homes.
A top official in Pakistan's troubled Swat Valley was kidnapped Sunday -- a day after a cease-fire between the government and Taliban militants was supposed to go into effect.
Taliban spokesman Muslim Khan announced a 10-day cease-fire on Sunday in Pakistan's Swat Valley, a volatile region in North West Frontier Province that is largely controlled by the Taliban.
Conflict raged Wednesday in volatile northwestern Pakistan, with nine militants killed in a gun battle, the Taliban's abduction and release of about 30 police officers, and strikes on stranded NATO trucks.
Suspected Taliban militants blew up a bridge early Tuesday in the border region between Pakistan and Afghanistan, suspending NATO supply lines.
Hina Khan used to take her life in her hands every morning just to get to school.
More than 40 civilians are killed in Pakistan in crossfire between Pakistani and Taliban forces. CNN's Reza Sayah reports
Suspected Taliban militants blew up a government-run school Monday in Pakistan's violence-plagued Swat Valley, bringing to 183 the number of schools destroyed since fighting began in the area six months ago, officials said.
Two Pakistani security guards were killed Friday when they stopped a suicide car bomber from barreling into a military outpost.
Pakistan's military has killed 60 militants in airstrikes on targets in the Swat Valley since Friday morning, a Pakistani army official in the area said Saturday.
Militants attacked the home of a lawmaker in Pakistan's violence-plagued northwest Monday, killing 10 people in the latest unrest to hit the country since the resignation of President Pervez Musharraf, authorities said.
Militants in northwestern Pakistan attacked a police checkpoint Tuesday and abducted up to 30 police officers, a police official said.
Bombings by militants have destroyed a government-run girls' high school and several shops in the Swat Valley of northern Pakistan, police said Friday.
Militants set fire to a hotel at Pakistan's only ski resort Thursday, as security in the Swat Valley continued to deteriorate despite a month-old peace deal.
A suicide bomber's attack on a bus near Rawalpindi early Monday wounded the bus driver and five children, a Pakistani military spokesman said.
While political turmoil roils the capital, Pakistan's military are struggling to contain a domestic insurgency in the Swat valley
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