- Pakistan's northwest, hundreds of miles from the latest attack, is one of the last bastions of local militants and their foreign affiliates.
- The group is reportedly based out of Darra Adamkhel, a town about 25 miles south of Peshawar.
- The Pakistani Taliban denied involvement in the bomb attacks and even condemned them.
Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari Calls For Pakistan Army To Crack Down On Taliban, As Malala Book Fair CancelledBilawal said that virtually the length and breadth of Pakistan are now vulnerable to terrorist attacks.
- Hunza, an isolated valley in extreme northern Pakistan, is vastly different from the rest of the troubled country.
- In the whole of Pakistan, there are some 400,000 police – and only 3,700 are women.
- Warsi, formerly a co-chair of Britain’s Conservative Party, is the first female Muslim ever to serve as a U.K. cabinet minister,
- It would be hard to find one person in Pakistan who has suffered more from this mindless bloodshed than 61-year-old Sartaj Khan.
- In recent months, Pakistan government's has attempted to launch peace talks with the Taliban, who denied responsibility for the attack.
- Christians, like Hindus and Sikhs, form a tiny minority of Pakistan’s 180 million population.
- Two explosions outside the Peshawar All Saints Church have killed 60 to 80 people. A Taliban-linked group claimed responsibility.
- Afridi's moustache -- which measures an impressive 30 inches in length -- has enraged Taliban and other extremists.
- Cameron’s comments on terrorism were timely, as they came in the wake of yet another militant attack that killed at least 53 people in Pakistan.
- Government officials say the PRISM surveillance program aided in the capture of a would-be subway bomber. Some journalists are skeptical.
- At least seven people were killed and several others were injured when a mob of militants attacked a power station in Pakistan.