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Government-backed Sweet Home orphanages provide a variety of services to youth who have lost their parents, including housing, food, education and medical treatment.

A host of former Afghan officials say Iran is deliberately stoking sectarian tensions in Afghanistan to drive up recruitment in its militias fighting in proxy wars across the region.

Sikhs have praised the visa-free Kartarpur Corridor, which will link two holy shrines in India and Pakistan.

Under the project, launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan, about 5.4 million trees are expected to be planted each day across Pakistan for the next five years.

Dozens were killed in a suicide bombing in Orakzai, while a shooting at the Chinese consulate in Karachi left two officers and two bystanders dead.

The specialised police force will be deployed in major cities of the province to ensure that demonstrations remain peaceful, officials say.

The Medical Transplant Regulatory Authority (MTRA), which was established early this year, seeks to curb illegal organ transplants and oversee hospitals that undertake the transplants.

The power plant is expected to provide up to 3,600MW -- the equivalent of three nuclear power plants -- when it is completed in a decade.

Our business is growing, and now we are even exporting the beautiful shiny stones to China, Kuwait and the Middle Eastern countries, explained one vendor.

The Sindh Police has set up a dedicated force to control the threat of targeted killings of law enforcement officials and of political and religious figures in Karachi.

Peshawar Superintendent of Police Tahir Khan Dawar was kidnapped from Islamabad October 26. His body was later found in Afghanistan.

People who have been affected by sectarian violence are finding relief from depression and mental stress through exercise and alternative therapies.

The Sehat Sahulat Programme, a flagship health programme, covers 69% of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa population, long deprived of health care by militant groups.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police engaged youth representatives from the province In an interactive session with police officers to encourage them to play a role in stopping crime.

Peshawar Superintendent of Police Tahir Khan Dawar, who was kidnapped in Islamabad October 26, reportedly was found dead in Afghanistan with an unsigned note.

The number of foreign fighters flowing into Iraq and Syria each month has declined to about 100 from a peak of about 1,500 three years ago.

A police force of 45,000 personnel will be raised in the now former tribal agencies to man 95 police stations, 130 posts and 13 police lines, according to the police.

A new emergency obstetric care facility established in August at a hospital in Bajaur District has raised hopes of tackling infant mortality, which occurs at a troubling rate.

There were as many as 4,000 people in Swat District who are addicted to drugs, including heroin and methamphetamine, a March survey conducted by Naway Jwand revealed.

The government's shaky deal with religious hardliners, enraged over a court's ruling clearing a Christian woman of blasphemy charges, has left her family fearing for her safety.

Millions of dollars have mysteriously departed the country after launderers flooded poor residents' bank accounts with cash and then emptied them.

Sami ul Haq was the chief of his own political faction -- Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (S) -- and led the controversial Haqqania madrassa. He was found stabbed to death in Rawalpindi.

If we want to create a decent and a civilised society, we have to start from the universities to play a part in defeating terrorism, one analyst argues.

Imran Khan in his speech Wednesday warned extremists protesting the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy.