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2017-06-22 | Security

Pakistan downs Iranian spy drone, raising alarm over diplomatic relations

Pakistan expressed concern about the growing Iranian aggression across the border and disregard for international law.

Security 2017-06-22

Pakistan downs Iranian spy drone, raising alarm over diplomatic relations

Pakistan expressed concern about the growing Iranian aggression across the border and disregard for international law.

2017-06-22 | Ramadan

Playing sports now mainstay Ramadan tradition in Pakistan

Nighttime cricket, volleyball and football tournaments draw in youth of diverse sects and ethnicities and have become a pillar of Ramadan traditions.

Ramadan 2017-06-22

Playing sports now mainstay Ramadan tradition in Pakistan

Nighttime cricket, volleyball and football tournaments draw in youth of diverse sects and ethnicities and have become a pillar of Ramadan traditions.

2017-06-21 | Security

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police determined to end celebratory gunfire

At least 33 people were injured in aerial firing in celebration of Pakistan's cricket victory June 18.

Security 2017-06-21

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police determined to end celebratory gunfire

At least 33 people were injured in aerial firing in celebration of Pakistan's cricket victory June 18.

2017-06-20 | Terrorism

Taliban attacks show no mercy for children in Pakistan

Children suffer the most from terrorism and militant attacks, health professionals and security analysts say.

Terrorism 2017-06-20

Taliban attacks show no mercy for children in Pakistan

Children suffer the most from terrorism and militant attacks, health professionals and security analysts say.

2017-06-19 | topic/sports/pakistan

Violence-stricken Pakistanis celebrate historic cricket victory

Pakistan won the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, battling all odds to beat rival India.

topic/sports/pakistan 2017-06-19

Violence-stricken Pakistanis celebrate historic cricket victory

Pakistan won the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, battling all odds to beat rival India.

2017-06-16 | Diplomacy

Pakistanis concerned by Iran's growing 'double game'

Iran warned in May that it may hit militant targets inside Pakistan after leaders of the two countries agreed 'in principle' to co-operate on border security.

Diplomacy 2017-06-16

Pakistanis concerned by Iran's growing 'double game'

Iran warned in May that it may hit militant targets inside Pakistan after leaders of the two countries agreed 'in principle' to co-operate on border security.

2017-06-15 | Security

Security improvements allow Pakistanis to worship in mosques without fear

Military operations have contributed to a decline in terrorist attacks on mosques, down from a peak of 18 in 2012 to none this year.

Security 2017-06-15

Security improvements allow Pakistanis to worship in mosques without fear

Military operations have contributed to a decline in terrorist attacks on mosques, down from a peak of 18 in 2012 to none this year.

2017-06-14 | Human Rights

Cyber Harassment Helpline offers reprieve for victims

The toll-free hotline gives legal advice and assistance to Pakistanis experiencing harassment or blackmailing on social media.

Human Rights 2017-06-14

Cyber Harassment Helpline offers reprieve for victims

The toll-free hotline gives legal advice and assistance to Pakistanis experiencing harassment or blackmailing on social media.

2017-06-14 | Security

Peshawar police upgrade security with armoured vehicles

The force now has 14 armoured personnel carriers and 61 armour-plated patrol vans to ensure the safety of police fighting terrorism.

Security 2017-06-14

Peshawar police upgrade security with armoured vehicles

The force now has 14 armoured personnel carriers and 61 armour-plated patrol vans to ensure the safety of police fighting terrorism.

2017-06-13 | Economy

Seen in Pakistan: the beauty and grace of the Persian water wheel

The centuries-old irrigation system is still in use in Mohmand Agency and other areas of northern Pakistan.

Economy 2017-06-13

Seen in Pakistan: the beauty and grace of the Persian water wheel

The centuries-old irrigation system is still in use in Mohmand Agency and other areas of northern Pakistan.

2017-06-12 | Terrorism

ISIS-affiliate Lashkar-e-Jhangvi kills 3 policemen in Quetta

ISIS has been making inroads in Pakistan through alliances with local militant outfits such as LeJ and the Jamatul Ahrar faction of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Terrorism 2017-06-12

ISIS-affiliate Lashkar-e-Jhangvi kills 3 policemen in Quetta

ISIS has been making inroads in Pakistan through alliances with local militant outfits such as LeJ and the Jamatul Ahrar faction of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

2017-06-12 | Education

Journalism students in Peshawar, Australia link up

A series of virtual lectures and trainings allowed young journalists to exchange experiences, expertise and reporting.

Education 2017-06-12

Journalism students in Peshawar, Australia link up

A series of virtual lectures and trainings allowed young journalists to exchange experiences, expertise and reporting.

2017-06-09 | Tolerance

Sikh's iftar spreads message of interfaith harmony in Peshawar

Sahib Singh is hearing praise for his gesture of brotherly love and tolerance during Ramadan.

Tolerance 2017-06-09

Sikh's iftar spreads message of interfaith harmony in Peshawar

Sahib Singh is hearing praise for his gesture of brotherly love and tolerance during Ramadan.

2017-06-08 | Refugees

Afghan repatriation from Pakistan slowing

The situation in Pakistan is improving, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees says.

Refugees 2017-06-08

Afghan repatriation from Pakistan slowing

The situation in Pakistan is improving, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees says.

2017-06-08 | Economy

E-Rozgaar training programme opens doors for Punjab youth

The Punjab government aims to train 10,000 youth in information technology and entrepreneurial skills.

Economy 2017-06-08

E-Rozgaar training programme opens doors for Punjab youth

The Punjab government aims to train 10,000 youth in information technology and entrepreneurial skills.

2017-06-07 | Security

Islamabad police say CCTV surveillance nets results

The Safe City Project, utilising 1,950 closed-circuit television cameras throughout the city, aims to rid the capital of crime and to keep a vigilant eye on terrorists.

Security 2017-06-07

Islamabad police say CCTV surveillance nets results

The Safe City Project, utilising 1,950 closed-circuit television cameras throughout the city, aims to rid the capital of crime and to keep a vigilant eye on terrorists.

2017-06-06 | Business

Pakistan's economy shows positive indicators

A 40% hike in the development budget comes as Pakistan's economy expanded almost 5.3% -- its largest increase in a decade.

Business 2017-06-06

Pakistan's economy shows positive indicators

A 40% hike in the development budget comes as Pakistan's economy expanded almost 5.3% -- its largest increase in a decade.

2017-06-05 | Security

12 ISIS commanders killed in Balochistan operation

An intelligence-based operation led security forces to a cave in Mastung District, where they killed at least 12 key ISIS commanders plotting attacks on Pakistan, according to officials.

Security 2017-06-05

12 ISIS commanders killed in Balochistan operation

An intelligence-based operation led security forces to a cave in Mastung District, where they killed at least 12 key ISIS commanders plotting attacks on Pakistan, according to officials.

2017-06-02 | Tolerance

Pakistani woman motorbikes through KP to promote peace

The people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are not extremists, says Guliafshan Tariq.

Tolerance 2017-06-02

Pakistani woman motorbikes through KP to promote peace

The people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are not extremists, says Guliafshan Tariq.

2017-06-01 | Security

Pakistan shifts military strategy to fight ISIS, Taliban

Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad effectively stopped a surge in terrorist violence in February, data shows.

Security 2017-06-01

Pakistan shifts military strategy to fight ISIS, Taliban

Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad effectively stopped a surge in terrorist violence in February, data shows.