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Hameeda Shahid is the first female to seek office in Upper Dir, where women have historically been prevented from even voting in elections. Hameeda and others are seeking to change the taboo.

The Taliban are running scared and cannot sleep at night because of an undercover, Afghan government-backed group fighting the militants, local officials and tribal elders say.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police are taking every step possible to protect public areas during Eid.

Afghanistan's Ministry of Defence confirmed the death of Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah in what security analysts called a 'big loss' to the militants.

Improvements in security have led to an increase in the number of shoppers during the final days of Ramadan.

The Milli Muslim League (MML) is linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the group accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

The $3.7 million donation will help fight drug trafficking and militancy in Pakistan and throughout the region, analysts say.

The campaign aims to raise awareness about the dangers of visiting illegal clinics and doctors who work outside their qualifications or expertise.

The mobile app allows residents to report crimes and provide tips, along with Google Maps location information.

The improvement of ties between Moscow and Islamabad will jeopardise Pakistan's relations with the rest of the world, analysts say.

The project is expected to be completed by September 2018, bringing economic development and tourism to a region previously struck hard by militancy.

Sikhs and other minority religious groups are serving iftar to fasting Muslims, a gesture reflecting the strong bond of brotherhood in Pakistan.

Pakistani political parties are urging officials to block the Milli Muslim League, a new political party linked to the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist group, from running in upcoming elections.

Authorities in the newly merged Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federal Administered Tribal Areas are removing checkpoints and unblocking roads as a result of improved security.

Central Asian militants who joined ISIS, including those from the IMU and ETIM, may be trying to enter Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a Pakistani think tank.