A man collects his belonging at the site of a bomb attack near Jalozai camp in Nowshera district, last week in which at least twelve people were killed. Pakistan's military has failed to break the back of the Taliban, despite numerous offensives against their strongholds in the semiautonomous tribal areas near the Afghan border. Photograph: Fayaz Aziz/Reuters

Dozens of suspected militants attacked a major power station in northwest Pakistan with mortars and rocket-propelled grenades and killed seven (...)