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2017-02-27 | Diplomacy

Pakistan, Afghanistan step up joint efforts in fight against terrorism

Both countries expressed willingness to work together to root out their common enemy following a spate of militant attacks.

Diplomacy 2017-02-27

Pakistan, Afghanistan step up joint efforts in fight against terrorism

Both countries expressed willingness to work together to root out their common enemy following a spate of militant attacks.

2017-02-24 | Terrorism

Expectations high Rangers will stem uptick in militant attacks in Punjab

The provincial government requested the Rangers' help after a recent spate of terrorist attacks.

Terrorism 2017-02-24

Expectations high Rangers will stem uptick in militant attacks in Punjab

The provincial government requested the Rangers' help after a recent spate of terrorist attacks.

2017-02-23 | Terrorism

Police praised for foiling mass-casualty attack in Charsadda

Two would-be suicide bombers were killed before they could detonate their explosives inside a courthouse packed with people.

Terrorism 2017-02-23

Police praised for foiling mass-casualty attack in Charsadda

Two would-be suicide bombers were killed before they could detonate their explosives inside a courthouse packed with people.

2017-02-22 | Terrorism

Iran-backed militias recruiting Pakistanis, Afghans to fight in Syria

The Fatemiyoun Brigade and Zainebiyoun Brigade, comprised of Afghan and Pakistani Shia mercenaries, are fighting for the Syrian government.

Terrorism 2017-02-22

Iran-backed militias recruiting Pakistanis, Afghans to fight in Syria

The Fatemiyoun Brigade and Zainebiyoun Brigade, comprised of Afghan and Pakistani Shia mercenaries, are fighting for the Syrian government.

2017-02-21 | Security

Pakistan beefs up security after fresh wave of terrorist attacks

Security officials have vowed to avenge 'each drop of the nation's blood' following suicide bombings across the country.

Security 2017-02-21

Pakistan beefs up security after fresh wave of terrorist attacks

Security officials have vowed to avenge 'each drop of the nation's blood' following suicide bombings across the country.

2017-02-20 | Terrorism

Taliban attacks show disconnect between rhetoric, actions

A long list of Taliban atrocities against civilians has increased the public's trust in security forces and boosted co-operation, officials say.

Terrorism 2017-02-20

Taliban attacks show disconnect between rhetoric, actions

A long list of Taliban atrocities against civilians has increased the public's trust in security forces and boosted co-operation, officials say.

2017-02-20 | Terrorism

ISIL turns children into executioners in latest video

A new video that shows very young boys executing men who oppose the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is blatant child abuse, experts say.

Terrorism 2017-02-20

ISIL turns children into executioners in latest video

A new video that shows very young boys executing men who oppose the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is blatant child abuse, experts say.

2017-02-17 | Crime & Justice

Pakistan takes on money laundering, terror financing

The State Bank of Pakistan established a new data tracking centre with modern technology to flag suspicious transactions.

Crime & Justice 2017-02-17

Pakistan takes on money laundering, terror financing

The State Bank of Pakistan established a new data tracking centre with modern technology to flag suspicious transactions.

2017-02-16 | Terrorism

ISIL claims deadly bombing of Sufi shrine in Sindh

"Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" says its behind the latest and deadliest bombing this week in Pakistan, leaving citizens shaken by the recent uptick in violence.

Terrorism 2017-02-16

ISIL claims deadly bombing of Sufi shrine in Sindh

"Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" says its behind the latest and deadliest bombing this week in Pakistan, leaving citizens shaken by the recent uptick in violence.

2017-02-16 | Health

Pakistan provides free treatment to Afghans with HIV

Pakistan also plans to educate Afghans on HIV transmission and treatment in order to reduce stigma and encourage people to get tested.

Health 2017-02-16

Pakistan provides free treatment to Afghans with HIV

Pakistan also plans to educate Afghans on HIV transmission and treatment in order to reduce stigma and encourage people to get tested.

2017-02-15 | Security

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa boosts security in villages bordering tribal regions

Administrative restructuring, additional police patrols and sophisticated weapons have improved security in Peshawar's rural areas, police say.

Security 2017-02-15

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa boosts security in villages bordering tribal regions

Administrative restructuring, additional police patrols and sophisticated weapons have improved security in Peshawar's rural areas, police say.

2017-02-14 | Terrorism

Pakistanis mourn Lahore attack victims, seek answers

Lahore residents vented their fury at militants and at the government for failing to prevent the attack, despite warnings.

Terrorism 2017-02-14

Pakistanis mourn Lahore attack victims, seek answers

Lahore residents vented their fury at militants and at the government for failing to prevent the attack, despite warnings.

2017-02-13 | Security

Multinational naval exercise aims to strengthen Pakistan's maritime security

Pakistan is hosting multinational naval exercises with the participation of 36 foreign navies February 10-14.

Security 2017-02-13

Multinational naval exercise aims to strengthen Pakistan's maritime security

Pakistan is hosting multinational naval exercises with the participation of 36 foreign navies February 10-14.

2017-02-10 | Security

Iran missile test tops long list of provocations

The regime has repeatedly breached international laws and agreements in a series of violations that threaten regional security, experts say.

Security 2017-02-10

Iran missile test tops long list of provocations

The regime has repeatedly breached international laws and agreements in a series of violations that threaten regional security, experts say.

2017-02-09 | Security

Military leaders praise professionalism of Pakistan Army

The Pakistan Army exemplifies operational preparedness in its battles with militants on various fronts, the army's top brass says.

Security 2017-02-09

Military leaders praise professionalism of Pakistan Army

The Pakistan Army exemplifies operational preparedness in its battles with militants on various fronts, the army's top brass says.

2017-02-08 | Terrorism

Democracy proves to bolster fight against terrorism, violence in Pakistan

Pakistan's democracy is getting stronger in the wake of terrorism, observers say.

Terrorism 2017-02-08

Democracy proves to bolster fight against terrorism, violence in Pakistan

Pakistan's democracy is getting stronger in the wake of terrorism, observers say.

2017-02-07 | Media

Ghag Radio spreading peace, tolerance in Pashtun society

The web-based radio aims to promote culture and fraternity while discouraging fundamental and violent elements of society.

Media 2017-02-07

Ghag Radio spreading peace, tolerance in Pashtun society

The web-based radio aims to promote culture and fraternity while discouraging fundamental and violent elements of society.

2017-02-06 | Security

Malam Jabba international skiing competition a sign of peace

Such events became possible after the defeat of the Taliban, authorities say.

Security 2017-02-06

Malam Jabba international skiing competition a sign of peace

Such events became possible after the defeat of the Taliban, authorities say.

2017-02-03 | Security

Restaurant business thrives in Peshawar's relative peace

Families and friends are enjoying dozens of new restaurants and a renewed sense of security.

Security 2017-02-03

Restaurant business thrives in Peshawar's relative peace

Families and friends are enjoying dozens of new restaurants and a renewed sense of security.

2017-02-02 | Energy

Improved security opens oil, gas exploration in FATA

Oil and gas exploration companies hope to find vast deposits in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Energy 2017-02-02

Improved security opens oil, gas exploration in FATA

Oil and gas exploration companies hope to find vast deposits in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

2017-02-01 | Security

Counter-terrorism operations weaken militants in Balochistan

Pakistani security and intelligence agencies are destabilising terrorist networks and bringing peace to the province, officials say.

Security 2017-02-01

Counter-terrorism operations weaken militants in Balochistan

Pakistani security and intelligence agencies are destabilising terrorist networks and bringing peace to the province, officials say.

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