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Iran fails to persuade Pakistan to back anti-US agenda: officials

Iran's attempts to cozy up to Pakistan are a calculated tactic to win Pakistani support for Tehran's anti-US agenda. It's not in Islamabad's interest, say analysts.

Authorities have sealed the Chowk Yadgar currency market in Peshawar and detained more than 40 money exchangers as part of an effort against money laundering and terror financing.

Street crimes, including armed robberies of mobile phone and motorbike owners, have increased in Karachi, posing a problem for local residents and a challenge for law enforcement agencies.

Tens of thousands of security personnel are deployed to protect thousands of participants in planned Ashura events.

Under pressure to crack down on terrorism financing, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan recently issued new guidelines.

The new KP government expects to enrol about 250,000 out-of-school children in government schools this year.

Police are building eight watchtowers in areas surrounding Bacha Khan International Airport to protect arriving and departing flights in Peshawar.