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Woman runs for office in Upper Dir, encouraging disenfranchised female voters

Hameeda Shahid is the first female to seek office in Upper Dir, where women have historically been prevented from even voting in elections. Hameeda and others are seeking to change the taboo.

The Taliban are running scared and cannot sleep at night because of an undercover, Afghan government-backed group fighting the militants, local officials and tribal elders say.

Afghanistan's Ministry of Defence confirmed the death of Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah in what security analysts called a 'big loss' to the militants.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police are taking every step possible to protect public areas during Eid.

Improvements in security have led to an increase in the number of shoppers during the final days of Ramadan.

The $3.7 million donation will help fight drug trafficking and militancy in Pakistan and throughout the region, analysts say.

The Milli Muslim League (MML) is linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the group accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks.