2017-10-13 | Human Rights

Pashtun peace activist receives prestigious rights award

Among her accomplishments, Gulalai Ismail heads an organisation seeking to challenge the culture of violence and harassment against women in Pakistan.

Human Rights 2017-10-13

Pashtun peace activist receives prestigious rights award

Among her accomplishments, Gulalai Ismail heads an organisation seeking to challenge the culture of violence and harassment against women in Pakistan.

2017-10-12 | Education

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa expands provision of basic education to inmates

The programme is currently running at jails in Peshawar and Mardan. Authorities are looking to expand the programme even further.

Education 2017-10-12

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa expands provision of basic education to inmates

The programme is currently running at jails in Peshawar and Mardan. Authorities are looking to expand the programme even further.

2017-10-12 | Security

Pakistan army frees North American family kidnapped by Afghan Taliban

Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle were kidnapped by the Taliban while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012, and they appeared in a hostage video in December last year pleading for their release.

Security 2017-10-12

Pakistan army frees North American family kidnapped by Afghan Taliban

Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle were kidnapped by the Taliban while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012, and they appeared in a hostage video in December last year pleading for their release.

2017-10-11 | Security

Authorities register 60,000 NCP vehicles in Malakand security drive

No duties or taxes are levied during the registration process, authorities confirm.

Security 2017-10-11

Authorities register 60,000 NCP vehicles in Malakand security drive

No duties or taxes are levied during the registration process, authorities confirm.

2017-10-10 | Terrorism

Assassination attempt against Taliban leader highlights infighting, divide

Mullah Manan Niazi, deputy leader of a splinter Taliban group under Mullah Rasool, said individuals loyal to Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada sent three suicide bombers to assassinate him.

Terrorism 2017-10-10

Assassination attempt against Taliban leader highlights infighting, divide

Mullah Manan Niazi, deputy leader of a splinter Taliban group under Mullah Rasool, said individuals loyal to Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada sent three suicide bombers to assassinate him.

2017-10-10 | Protests

FATA residents demand abolition of British-era regulations

Up to 2,000 tribesmen shouted slogans such as "Go FCR Go" and "We demand merger of FATA in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa".

Protests 2017-10-10

FATA residents demand abolition of British-era regulations

Up to 2,000 tribesmen shouted slogans such as "Go FCR Go" and "We demand merger of FATA in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa".