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2017-08-31 | Security

Security measures across Pakistan stepped up ahead of Eid

Enhanced security measures have taken effect at cattle markets, trade centres and places of worship across the country.

Security 2017-08-31

Security measures across Pakistan stepped up ahead of Eid

Enhanced security measures have taken effect at cattle markets, trade centres and places of worship across the country.

2017-08-30 | Refugees

Registration of Afghans living in Pakistan accelerates

The drive to register the estimated 600,000 to 1 million Afghans will bring benefits and security to all sides of the issue.

Refugees 2017-08-30

Registration of Afghans living in Pakistan accelerates

The drive to register the estimated 600,000 to 1 million Afghans will bring benefits and security to all sides of the issue.

2017-08-29 | Religion

Pakistan cracks down on illegal donations ahead of Eid ul Adha

Authorities are trying to cut off unwitting charitable donations to extremist groups.

Religion 2017-08-29

Pakistan cracks down on illegal donations ahead of Eid ul Adha

Authorities are trying to cut off unwitting charitable donations to extremist groups.

2017-08-28 | Security

Clearing of Rajgal Valley severs terrorist transit route on Afghan border

Keeping continuous control of the valley is vital in restricting militants' cross-border movements, say observers.

Security 2017-08-28

Clearing of Rajgal Valley severs terrorist transit route on Afghan border

Keeping continuous control of the valley is vital in restricting militants' cross-border movements, say observers.

2017-08-25 | Terrorism

Militants in Afghanistan duped into believing their cause is just

Taliban and ISIS activities disproportionately affect innocent civilians, undermine the country's economy and have nothing to do with Islam, observers say.

Terrorism 2017-08-25

Militants in Afghanistan duped into believing their cause is just

Taliban and ISIS activities disproportionately affect innocent civilians, undermine the country's economy and have nothing to do with Islam, observers say.

2017-08-24 | Education

Efforts under way to ease education for Afghans studying in Pakistan

The Pakistani government is offering special student visas, dedicated slots in schools and scholarships for Afghan students.

Education 2017-08-24

Efforts under way to ease education for Afghans studying in Pakistan

The Pakistani government is offering special student visas, dedicated slots in schools and scholarships for Afghan students.

2017-08-23 | Women's Rights

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa seeks to reduce violence against women

Authorities and NGOs are teaming up to work on the persistent social problem.

Women's Rights 2017-08-23

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa seeks to reduce violence against women

Authorities and NGOs are teaming up to work on the persistent social problem.

2017-08-22 | Health

Improved security prompts Pakistani doctors to return from abroad

Doctors say better working conditions, salaries and improved law and order in Pakistan are the main reasons they quit their jobs abroad.

Health 2017-08-22

Improved security prompts Pakistani doctors to return from abroad

Doctors say better working conditions, salaries and improved law and order in Pakistan are the main reasons they quit their jobs abroad.

2017-08-21 | Diplomacy

Message of peace, unity in Peshawar on Afghanistan's Independence Day

Only joint efforts can defeat terrorism in the region, said celebrants in Peshawar.

Diplomacy 2017-08-21

Message of peace, unity in Peshawar on Afghanistan's Independence Day

Only joint efforts can defeat terrorism in the region, said celebrants in Peshawar.

2017-08-18 | Women's Rights

Women in Pakistan, Afghanistan join efforts against radicalism

A Peace Exchange Programme brings together women from both countries to share ideas on how to 'douse the fire of radicalism'.

Women's Rights 2017-08-18

Women in Pakistan, Afghanistan join efforts against radicalism

A Peace Exchange Programme brings together women from both countries to share ideas on how to 'douse the fire of radicalism'.

2017-08-17 | Security

Militants are on the defensive, says KP inspector general of police

More than 1,300 suspected militants have been arrested in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the past few years.

Security 2017-08-17

Militants are on the defensive, says KP inspector general of police

More than 1,300 suspected militants have been arrested in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the past few years.

2017-08-16 | Media

Pakistani Taliban's women's magazine slammed as publicity stunt

The TTP's online magazine 'Sunnat-e-Khaula' targets Pakistani women with advice on how to engage 'like-minded jihadi sisters'.

Media 2017-08-16

Pakistani Taliban's women's magazine slammed as publicity stunt

The TTP's online magazine 'Sunnat-e-Khaula' targets Pakistani women with advice on how to engage 'like-minded jihadi sisters'.

2017-08-15 | Politics

In pictures: Pakistani pride amid growing security

Pakistan celebrated its 70th year of independence in lavish displays of pride nationwide.

Politics 2017-08-15

In pictures: Pakistani pride amid growing security

Pakistan celebrated its 70th year of independence in lavish displays of pride nationwide.

2017-08-14 | Terrorism

ISIS fails to disrupt Pakistan's Independence Day celebrations

A bombing in Quetta over the weekend was a failed attempt by the terrorist outfit to disrupt the country on the eve of its freedom celebrations.

Terrorism 2017-08-14

ISIS fails to disrupt Pakistan's Independence Day celebrations

A bombing in Quetta over the weekend was a failed attempt by the terrorist outfit to disrupt the country on the eve of its freedom celebrations.

2017-08-14 | Tolerance

Pakistan marks 70th Independence Day with pledge to wipe out terrorism

National unity is the best tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives for Pakistan's freedom, officials say.

Tolerance 2017-08-14

Pakistan marks 70th Independence Day with pledge to wipe out terrorism

National unity is the best tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives for Pakistan's freedom, officials say.

2017-08-11 | Security

FATA marks Independence Day with peace games

The games aim to show that Pakistan's tribal belt is no longer a safe haven for terrorists and are a sign of better times to come.

Security 2017-08-11

FATA marks Independence Day with peace games

The games aim to show that Pakistan's tribal belt is no longer a safe haven for terrorists and are a sign of better times to come.

2017-08-10 | Security

Pakistan emphasises border security to curb militancy

Border security is the key to discouraging terrorism on both sides of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, analysts say.

Security 2017-08-10

Pakistan emphasises border security to curb militancy

Border security is the key to discouraging terrorism on both sides of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, analysts say.

2017-08-09 | Security

Pakistani army ahead of schedule with Operation Khyber-IV

Pakistani security forces cleared the Brekh Muhammad Kandao mountaintop sooner than planned, boding well for the rest of the operation, analysts say.

Security 2017-08-09

Pakistani army ahead of schedule with Operation Khyber-IV

Pakistani security forces cleared the Brekh Muhammad Kandao mountaintop sooner than planned, boding well for the rest of the operation, analysts say.

2017-08-08 | Education

FATA University brings hope for development opportunities

Education is the key to development and ending militancy and violence in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, observers say.

Education 2017-08-08

FATA University brings hope for development opportunities

Education is the key to development and ending militancy and violence in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, observers say.

2017-08-08 | Terrorism

Large blast leaves Lahore residents 'in shock'

A bomb inside a truck packed with fruit shook the city, killing at least two people and injuring more than 30 others.

Terrorism 2017-08-08

Large blast leaves Lahore residents 'in shock'

A bomb inside a truck packed with fruit shook the city, killing at least two people and injuring more than 30 others.

2017-08-07 | Security

Pakistanis celebrate dwindling of militancy ahead of Independence Day

Displays of patriotism tell terrorists that the people have become stronger and are more united than ever, observers say.

Security 2017-08-07

Pakistanis celebrate dwindling of militancy ahead of Independence Day

Displays of patriotism tell terrorists that the people have become stronger and are more united than ever, observers say.

2017-08-04 | Terrorism

KP honours fallen heroes on Police Martyrs Day

The compensation package for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police killed in the line of duty has almost doubled, police announced.

Terrorism 2017-08-04

KP honours fallen heroes on Police Martyrs Day

The compensation package for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police killed in the line of duty has almost doubled, police announced.

2017-08-03 | Security

Balochistan strikes back against sectarian violence

Some local militant groups are carrying out sectarian attacks using the name of ISIS in order to create insecurity and boost their legitimacy, officials say.

Security 2017-08-03

Balochistan strikes back against sectarian violence

Some local militant groups are carrying out sectarian attacks using the name of ISIS in order to create insecurity and boost their legitimacy, officials say.

2017-08-02 | Health

FATA polio free for over 1 year

On-going military operations and the diligence of vaccination teams have resulted in no new polio cases in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) since July 27, 2016.

Health 2017-08-02

FATA polio free for over 1 year

On-going military operations and the diligence of vaccination teams have resulted in no new polio cases in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) since July 27, 2016.

2017-08-01 | Health

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa turns up the heat on 'ice' drugs

The KP government plans to enact a law to curb the use of 'ice', a potent form of methamphetamine.

Health 2017-08-01

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa turns up the heat on 'ice' drugs

The KP government plans to enact a law to curb the use of 'ice', a potent form of methamphetamine.

2017-08-01 | Elections

Ex-oil minister Abbasi elected interim Pakistani PM

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a former petroleum minister, will serve as interim prime minister, replacing Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.

Elections 2017-08-01

Ex-oil minister Abbasi elected interim Pakistani PM

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a former petroleum minister, will serve as interim prime minister, replacing Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.

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