Talks between Islamabad and militants appear to be on hold in the wake of Tuesday's Peshawar school massacre. DW spoke to the Islamabad correspondent for The Express Tribune, Zahid Gishkori, about a nation in mourning.
The New York premiere of controversial comedy film "The Interview" has been canceled amid security concerns. An anonymous hacker group warned it intended to target cinemas showing the movie.
Mass funerals and prayer vigils are being held across Pakistan for the victims of the Peshawar school attack. Condemnation of the Taliban has come from all sides.
Scores of children were killed in a recent Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar. But instead of re-evaluating its own flawed security policies, Pakistan's establishment is pointing fingers at neighboring Afghanistan.
Taliban gunmen have killed dozens of children after storming a military-run school in Pakistan. But the attack will only intensify the hunt for the militants who are now fighting for survival, says analyst Omar Hamid.
The brutal attack on a military-run school in Peshawar killing scores of children proves that even conservative Islamic countries like Pakistan cannot escape the threat of militant Islamism, says DW's Florian Weigand.
Shinzo Abe has won a convincing victory. But he should not see this as a validation of his policies. Instead, says DW's Alexander Freund, Japan's prime minister must implement reforms and confront uncomfortable truths.