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Tajik ambassador touts growing relations with Pakistan | Diplomacy
Tajik ambassador touts growing relations with Pakistan

Ismatullo Nasredin recognised the sacrifices made by Pakistan for regional peace.

Balochistan police thwart attempted suicide bombing in Loralai | Security
Balochistan police thwart attempted suicide bombing in Loralai

At least 3 suicide bombers were killed as they attempted to storm the Police Lines area in the district.

ISIS recruiting focus on millennial women represents a concern for future | Security
ISIS recruiting focus on millennial women represents a concern for future

The European Union's police agency says ISIS is targeting women from the millennial generation as it seeks new recruits after the fall of its so-called "caliphate".

With return of peace, UN allows staff to travel with families to Pakistan | Security
With return of peace, UN allows staff to travel with families to Pakistan

The United Nations is changing Pakistan's status from a 'non-family' duty station.

Pakistan aims to curb ISIS-K influence as terrorists attempt to recruit educated youth | Security
Pakistan aims to curb ISIS-K influence as terrorists attempt to recruit educated youth

ISIS has claimed several devastating attacks in Pakistan.

Afghan politicians attend conference in Pakistan to boost co-operation | Security
Afghan politicians attend conference in Pakistan to boost co-operation

A delegation of Afghan politicians met with top Pakistani officials in Murree.

Handmade drawings vs. satellite imagery: US military pinpoints downed drone's flight | Security
Handmade drawings vs. satellite imagery: US military pinpoints downed drone's flight

The US military provided a precise map that utilised satellite technology to show where the drone had been flying, while the Iranians drew a contrary map by hand.

Female candidates, voters prepare to turn out for historic KP Assembly elections | Women's Rights
Female candidates, voters prepare to turn out for historic KP Assembly elections

Historic elections on July 20 will give representation for the first time to the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

Iran's Zainabiyoun Brigade sets sights on Pakistani migrants, pilgrims | Security
Iran's Zainabiyoun Brigade sets sights on Pakistani migrants, pilgrims

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is mainly targeting Pakistani Shia youngsters who entered Iran on pilgrimage or work visas for recruitment in its militias fighting in Syria and elsewhere.

Tribal residents in Wana welcome 1st police station in wake of KP merger | Security
Tribal residents in Wana welcome 1st police station in wake of KP merger

A total of 25 police stations are planned for South Waziristan and other areas in KP.

US releases more incriminating evidence of Iranian regime's role in tanker attacks | Security
US releases more incriminating evidence of Iranian regime's role in tanker attacks

The US military also announced the deployment of 1,000 troops to the Middle East, while Tehran set a countdown until it breaches a nuclear deal.

Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan see host of new co-operation opportunities | Diplomacy
Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan see host of new co-operation opportunities

Kyrgyzstan could be a gateway for Pakistani traders to reach European and Central Asian markets, Ambassador Erik Beishembiev says.

Suspected Iranian attacks on oil tankers represent 'clear threat' to global trade | Security
Suspected Iranian attacks on oil tankers represent 'clear threat' to global trade

The world community is coming to terms with the reality that the Iranian regime is trying to disrupt the free flow of commerce through the vital Strait of Hormuz.

WHO urges more action to stem HIV outbreak in Sindh | Health
WHO urges more action to stem HIV outbreak in Sindh

Some 751 adults and children have tested positive in Larkana District.

Once militant-ridden Malakand sees surge of tourists during Eid | Security
Once militant-ridden Malakand sees surge of tourists during Eid

Thousands of tourists celebrating Eid this year flocked the Malakand Division in KP as improved security and peace have returned to the region.

Pakistan to increase taxes, cut spending in new budget aimed at economic stability | Economy
Pakistan to increase taxes, cut spending in new budget aimed at economic stability

The government announced plans to slash civil expenditure, freeze military spending, and substantially raise revenues to stem a widening fiscal deficit.

KP bomb defuser 'Tiger' celebrated for two decades of fighting terrorism | Security
KP bomb defuser 'Tiger' celebrated for two decades of fighting terrorism

Inayatullah Khan, also known as Tiger, has garnered hero status for destroying more than 4,500kg of explosives in his 19 years of service.

Religious scholars join fight against illegal drugs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa | Society
Religious scholars join fight against illegal drugs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Senior KP officials have been working with religious scholars on the issue since March.

US ban on Huawei casts uncertainty over company's smartphones in Pakistan | Technology
US ban on Huawei casts uncertainty over company's smartphones in Pakistan

Concerns abound that technology and equipment being supplied from China could be used for espionage or sabotage.

Youth initiative seeks to bolster job opportunities, curtail lure of extremism | Society
Youth initiative seeks to bolster job opportunities, curtail lure of extremism

Prime Minister Khan's initiative includes low-interest loans to help young Pakistanis start their own businesses.

In photos: Pakistan celebrates Eid ul Fitr as 'united nation' | Ramadan
In photos: Pakistan celebrates Eid ul Fitr as 'united nation'

'Let us all resolve to stand up as a united nation', Prime Minister Imran Khan said to mark the occasion.

'The colours of diversity': KP minority youth programme expands horizons | Society
'The colours of diversity': KP minority youth programme expands horizons

The programme, launched in April, allows participants of different minorities to interact with one another.

Social media platforms take action against anti-polio vaccine content | Health
Social media platforms take action against anti-polio vaccine content

The platforms blocked 278 links for containing malicious content against polio vaccination in Pakistan.

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Punjab Police arrest 3 TTP suspects Karachi police kill Sindh AQIS chief USS Mason's visit to Karachi highlights ongoing US-Pakistani naval co-operation Pakistan holds out hope of reaching semi-finals of ICC World Cup Pakistani forces kill 2 ISIS militants in Multan Investigation under way into murder of social media activist Pakistan, Afghanistan review bilateral co-operation framework Blast in North Waziristan prompts ban on public gatherings Pakistani officials detain former president Asif Ali Zardari in graft case Afghan President Ghani to visit Pakistan June 27 British Airways resumes flights to Islamabad