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The various colours of Mohmand's marble are famous both in Pakistan and internationally.

Regional officials remain committed to the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline despite Iran's numerous attempts to derail the project, either politically or violently.

Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Nasir ul Mulk will serve as caretaker prime minister until a new government is formed after general elections on July 25.

Ravaged by air strikes and declining morale, ISIS in Afghanistan has responded to its increasingly desperate situation by manipulating society's most vulnerable members -- children.

Authorities accelerated conservation and excavation work at Takht-i-Bahi this month with the goal of highlighting the archaeological significance of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) sets the framework to strengthen relations, particularly on mutual security and economic issues, observers say.

If enacted, a new constitutional amendment would mainstream the Federally Administered Tribal Areas and merge it with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Security measures are in place to protect citizens, especially during iftar and prayer times, officials say.

The tube wells, now powered by solar energy, have solved a major problem in the area, and the highly reliable system can function smoothly for up to eight hours uninterrupted.

The newly established Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority has shuttered and fined offenders in raids across the city, officials say.

The Taliban urged a boycott of the conference, but many clerics and scholars ignored the militants and issued a declaration saying that 'terrorism contravenes Islamic law'.

An explosive laden vehicle carrying five would-be suicide bombers tried to enter the FC headquarters, but soldiers stopped them dead, ISPR said.

Salman Badeni was wanted for killing police officers and more than 100 members of the Hazara community. He also was affiliated with ISIS, officials say.

The Taliban has a responsibility to honour Afghans' yearning for peace, according to a letter purportedly by Taliban shadow chief justice Mawlawi Abdul Hakim.

Improved security has allowed health teams to administer vaccines and work towards stamping out the virus throughout Pakistan.

Sindh Forest Department officials planted more than 1.1 million mangroves in less than 13 hours last month, breaking the department's own earlier Guinness World Record.

Militants dupe or strong-arm the faithful into giving zakat and fitrana to phony charities -- funds that then go towards purchasing arms and bombs, not towards helping the needy, authorities warn.

The policy requires all public and private schools to provide sports activities and facilities for students.

The fence will curtail cross-border militant movements and pave the way for better relations, officials say.

The latest group of 135 former militants, many of them teenagers, completed de-radicalisation training in South Waziristan last month and plan to open businesses or join the army.

The attacker, allegedly linked to Tehreek-e-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan, was arrested after wounding Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal.

The Kremlin is backing Tehran's sectarian agenda in an attempt to claw its way back into relevancy in the Middle East, Afghanistan, Central Asia and beyond.

Authorities say they have cleared about 95% of the poppy crops in the area as part of an ongoing counter-narcotics operation.

Pakistani security forces raided the foundation's compound twice and arrested at least four members on suspicion of links to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Tehran's ongoing recruitment of Pakistani Shia to fight in Syria.

Pakistani media workers and organisations have denounced a deadly pair of bombings in Kabul that killed nine Afghan journalists and wounded six others.