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2017-05-24 | Terrorism

Pakistan cracks down on social media use by terrorists, extremists

Pakistan has so far blocked 12,968 websites of proscribed organisations under the National Action Plan.

Terrorism 2017-05-24

Pakistan cracks down on social media use by terrorists, extremists

Pakistan has so far blocked 12,968 websites of proscribed organisations under the National Action Plan.

2017-05-23 | Crime & Justice

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa moves to eradicate corruption

Educating youth is one part of the solution to end the menace of corruption, officials say.

Crime & Justice 2017-05-23

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa moves to eradicate corruption

Educating youth is one part of the solution to end the menace of corruption, officials say.

2017-05-22 | Tolerance

Chehlum for Mashal Khan stresses need for tolerance, non-violence

Pakistani political parties and civil society organisations observed the 40th day since Mashal Khan's lynching in Mardan.

Tolerance 2017-05-22

Chehlum for Mashal Khan stresses need for tolerance, non-violence

Pakistani political parties and civil society organisations observed the 40th day since Mashal Khan's lynching in Mardan.

2017-05-18 | Tolerance

Pakistani scholars urged to play active role in reducing societal intolerance

Education and faith-based peace building are essential to eradicating terrorism in Pakistan, scholars say.

Tolerance 2017-05-18

Pakistani scholars urged to play active role in reducing societal intolerance

Education and faith-based peace building are essential to eradicating terrorism in Pakistan, scholars say.

2017-05-17 | Crime & Justice

APS parents demand military trial for Ehsanullah Ehsan

The former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman recently surrendered to security forces and slammed militants in his confession.

Crime & Justice 2017-05-17

APS parents demand military trial for Ehsanullah Ehsan

The former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman recently surrendered to security forces and slammed militants in his confession.

2017-05-16 | Society

Peshawar Hunar Mela highlights local culture

The three-day event showcased the work of local artists and featured traditional music and foods.

Society 2017-05-16

Peshawar Hunar Mela highlights local culture

The three-day event showcased the work of local artists and featured traditional music and foods.

2017-05-15 | Ramadan

Pakistan raises awareness of 'safe charity' ahead of Ramadan

Militants exploit Pakistanis' generosity during the Muslim holy month by setting up phony charities, warn civil society groups.

Ramadan 2017-05-15

Pakistan raises awareness of 'safe charity' ahead of Ramadan

Militants exploit Pakistanis' generosity during the Muslim holy month by setting up phony charities, warn civil society groups.

2017-05-12 | Youth

Education essential for peace, progress in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Karwan Tanzeem and the British Pashtoon Association have joined hands to prevent militancy and spur development in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Youth 2017-05-12

Education essential for peace, progress in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Karwan Tanzeem and the British Pashtoon Association have joined hands to prevent militancy and spur development in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

2017-05-11 | Security

Military operations make FATA, KP safer for tribal elders

From 2005 through 2016, militants and gunmen killed 149 tribal elders nationwide.

Security 2017-05-11

Military operations make FATA, KP safer for tribal elders

From 2005 through 2016, militants and gunmen killed 149 tribal elders nationwide.

2017-05-10 | Terrorism

Families of APS victims welcome new government initiative

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to give free medical and dental education to slain children's siblings.

Terrorism 2017-05-10

Families of APS victims welcome new government initiative

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to give free medical and dental education to slain children's siblings.

2017-05-09 | Crime & Justice

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa upgrades Forensic Science Lab

The improvements will help expedite investigations and solve high-profile cases, say officials.

Crime & Justice 2017-05-09

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa upgrades Forensic Science Lab

The improvements will help expedite investigations and solve high-profile cases, say officials.

2017-05-08 | Business

'Made in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa' promotes investment, revival of peace

Terrorism decimated the region's economy, which business leaders are hoping to revive and improve.

Business 2017-05-08

'Made in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa' promotes investment, revival of peace

Terrorism decimated the region's economy, which business leaders are hoping to revive and improve.

2017-05-05 | Security

Stepped-up action against militants in Afghanistan, Pakistan 'paying off'

The security crackdown leaves no room for militant safe havens on either side of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

Security 2017-05-05

Stepped-up action against militants in Afghanistan, Pakistan 'paying off'

The security crackdown leaves no room for militant safe havens on either side of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

2017-05-04 | Diplomacy

Pakistan, Afghanistan take steps to warm relations

A delegation of Pakistani lawmakers visited Kabul with the goal of building trust with their Afghan colleagues.

Diplomacy 2017-05-04

Pakistan, Afghanistan take steps to warm relations

A delegation of Pakistani lawmakers visited Kabul with the goal of building trust with their Afghan colleagues.

2017-05-03 | Crime & Justice

Dispute Resolution Councils reduce crime, violence in KP

In Peshawar alone, Dispute Resolution Councils (DRCs) have resolved 1,681 cases since 2014.

Crime & Justice 2017-05-03

Dispute Resolution Councils reduce crime, violence in KP

In Peshawar alone, Dispute Resolution Councils (DRCs) have resolved 1,681 cases since 2014.

2017-05-02 | Terrorism

Afghans speak out against Taliban's wrongs

The Taliban's actions, including murdering Muslims in mosques and destroying schools, run counter to Islam and to national interests.

Terrorism 2017-05-02

Afghans speak out against Taliban's wrongs

The Taliban's actions, including murdering Muslims in mosques and destroying schools, run counter to Islam and to national interests.

2017-05-02 | Society

KP promotes peace, security through cultural revival

Authorities have planned three months of activities meant to underscore the defeat of militancy.

Society 2017-05-02

KP promotes peace, security through cultural revival

Authorities have planned three months of activities meant to underscore the defeat of militancy.

2017-05-01 | Security

Ehsanullah Ehsan exposes militants as enemies of Islam, Pakistan

The former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman surrendered to Pakistani authorities and called on other militants to follow his lead.

Security 2017-05-01

Ehsanullah Ehsan exposes militants as enemies of Islam, Pakistan

The former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman surrendered to Pakistani authorities and called on other militants to follow his lead.

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