An explosion kills 11 people and injures at least 46 at a hotel in Peshawar, Pakistan.
The government of Pakistan is "rethinking" its dependence on China for the loans it needs to complete its Peshawar to Karachi rail project. This is part of a broader pushback on the ambitions of China's Belt and Road Initiative throughout the region.
The origin of the zero may have been in South Asia according to a Sanskrit script housed in the United Kingdom since 1902 and discovered in Bakhshali near Peshawar, Pakistan.
Two separate bombings take place in Pakistan, killing at least seven people. A suicide bomber kills five people at the administrative headquarters in the Mohmand Agency tribal district while the other kills two people at a hospital in Peshawar. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claims responsibility for the first attack.
Twin bombings kill a police officer and wound nine people in Peshawar, Pakistan.
A bomb detonates in a bus carrying government employees in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing 15 and injuring at least 54. [http:--www.cbsnews.com-news-pakistan-bus-bomb-targets-government-workers-peshawar- (AP via CBS)] 2016 Peshawar bus bombing