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2017-10-18 | Security

Pakistan mulls expansion of police duties in FATA

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police are ready to provide training as part of the mainstreaming of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, officials say.

Security 2017-10-18

Pakistan mulls expansion of police duties in FATA

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police are ready to provide training as part of the mainstreaming of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, officials say.

2017-10-17 | Education

Pakistani universities battle on-campus extremism

Extremism at universities is a complex threat, says an Institute of Strategic Studies report.

Education 2017-10-17

Pakistani universities battle on-campus extremism

Extremism at universities is a complex threat, says an Institute of Strategic Studies report.

2017-10-16 | Terrorism

Freed Canadian hostage says Haqqani Network killed his baby, raped wife

The Taliban have denied the allegations.

Terrorism 2017-10-16

Freed Canadian hostage says Haqqani Network killed his baby, raped wife

The Taliban have denied the allegations.

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 | 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.

2017-10-12 | 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.

2017-10-11 | 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 | 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".

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.

2017-10-06 | Security

Commandos to deploy at all police stations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Currently commandos of the Elite Force are used only in extraordinary situations -- that is about to change.

Security 2017-10-06

Commandos to deploy at all police stations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Currently commandos of the Elite Force are used only in extraordinary situations -- that is about to change.

2017-10-05 | Terrorism

Suicide bomber strikes Sufi shrine in Balochistan during annual celebration

Among the more than dozen dead, two policemen sacrificed their lives when they stopped the bomber from penetrating the inside of the shrine.

Terrorism 2017-10-05

Suicide bomber strikes Sufi shrine in Balochistan during annual celebration

Among the more than dozen dead, two policemen sacrificed their lives when they stopped the bomber from penetrating the inside of the shrine.

2017-10-05 | Economy

In photos: the construction of Nahakki Tunnel in Mohmand Agency

Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated the tunnel September 27.

Economy 2017-10-05

In photos: the construction of Nahakki Tunnel in Mohmand Agency

Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated the tunnel September 27.

2017-10-04 | Youth

Sindh province takes steps to tackle drug epidemic in schools

One measure that authorities are taking is administering blood tests on all students in the province on an annual basis.

Youth 2017-10-04

Sindh province takes steps to tackle drug epidemic in schools

One measure that authorities are taking is administering blood tests on all students in the province on an annual basis.

2017-10-03 | Youth

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa youth take charge in promoting peace, security

'Investing in youth will ensure a bright future for Pakistan,' said Shafeeq Gigyani, a youth activist from Peshawar.

Youth 2017-10-03

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa youth take charge in promoting peace, security

'Investing in youth will ensure a bright future for Pakistan,' said Shafeeq Gigyani, a youth activist from Peshawar.

2017-10-02 | Diplomacy

Pakistani army chief, Afghan president boost bilateral co-operation

Pakistani Army Chief of Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul to discuss regional security and counter-terrorism co-operation.

Diplomacy 2017-10-02

Pakistani army chief, Afghan president boost bilateral co-operation

Pakistani Army Chief of Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul to discuss regional security and counter-terrorism co-operation.

2017-10-02 | Security

Pakistan observes peaceful Ashura amid tight security

Enhanced security measures and effective co-operation ensured a peaceful first 10 days of Muharram, despite terrorist threats, officials say.

Security 2017-10-02

Pakistan observes peaceful Ashura amid tight security

Enhanced security measures and effective co-operation ensured a peaceful first 10 days of Muharram, despite terrorist threats, officials say.