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Pakistan Closes Schools in Province Amid Taliban Threats

Pakistani authorities on Tuesday closed all the schools in the country's largest province, Punjab, following an alert over possible militant attacks, according to a government notice. The warning comes a week after a breakaway Taliban faction attacked a northwestern university and killed 21 people, mostly students. That school - the Bacha Khan University in the northwestern town of Charsadda - reopened briefly on Monday but then closed indefinitely to give students more time to...

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