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Perils abound 2 months after collapse of ISIS in Syria | Terrorism
Perils abound 2 months after collapse of ISIS in Syria

The elimination of the physical territory ruled by the terror group closed a long chapter in the conflict, but the fight is far from over.

Increased security aims to quell sectarian onslaught against Quetta's Hazaras | Terrorism
Increased security aims to quell sectarian onslaught against Quetta's Hazaras

Day traders and market vendors are given armed escorts when they leave their neighbourhoods, while on-going military operations are targeting militants in the province.

In photos: Peshawari chappal go on sale ahead of Eid ul Fitr | Ramadan
In photos: Peshawari chappal go on sale ahead of Eid ul Fitr

Customers buy the traditional shoes before the celebration of the festival that marks the end of Ramadan.

Sikh grocer promotes interfaith harmony by cutting prices for Ramadan | Tolerance
Sikh grocer promotes interfaith harmony by cutting prices for Ramadan

Nirinjin Singh, the owner of a grocery store in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, wants to help Muslims during their month of fasting.

Taliban targets cherished shrines on both sides of Pak-Afghan border | Religion
Taliban targets cherished shrines on both sides of Pak-Afghan border

The militant group continues to show its disrespect to the cultural heritage of both Pakistan and Afghanistan by destroying old and cherished shrines.

KP eyes shift in polio vaccination strategy after attacks, misinformation | Health
KP eyes shift in polio vaccination strategy after attacks, misinformation

The moves comes as several polio vaccination officials have been targets of violence.

Pakistan cracks down on 'bride trafficking' by Chinese gangs | Human Rights
Pakistan cracks down on 'bride trafficking' by Chinese gangs

Chinese gangs are preying on impoverished women and their families with false promises of a more prosperous life across the border.

Resurgent Taliban-ISIS clashes near Afghan border force thousands to flee | Security
Resurgent Taliban-ISIS clashes near Afghan border force thousands to flee

Skirmishes between the two rival insurgent groups continue in Afghanistan while in Pakistan authorities are on alert after ISIS declared the country a new province last week.

HIV outbreak in Sindh sparks crackdown on unqualified doctors | Health
HIV outbreak in Sindh sparks crackdown on unqualified doctors

About 337 patients, including 270 children, have tested positive for HIV in the town of Ratodero.

Authorities on alert as ISIS declares Pakistan a new 'province' | Security
Authorities on alert as ISIS declares Pakistan a new 'province'

ISIS recently has claimed a number of attacks in the country, as its propaganda efforts are focusing more and more on South Asia.

Pakistan launches reform of seminaries to control spread of extremism | Education
Pakistan launches reform of seminaries to control spread of extremism

The country is planning to mainstream more than 30,000 madrassas, putting their management under the Education Ministry, officials say.

KP offers free technical education to 4,000 youths | Education
KP offers free technical education to 4,000 youths

The free training should help create more jobs for youth in merged tribal districts, authorities say.

Orphanage in Swat gives young victims of terrorism a new lease on life | Youth
Orphanage in Swat gives young victims of terrorism a new lease on life

The majority of the beneficiaries of the Parwarish orphanage are war victims who lost their parents in terrorist attacks by the Taliban.

Video game chatrooms providing new avenues of communications for ISIS | Terrorism
Video game chatrooms providing new avenues of communications for ISIS

Online video-gaming systems are now a key source of ISIS communications after a crackdown on social media and other digital platforms.

KP expands tech incubator project to boost digital transformation | Technology
KP expands tech incubator project to boost digital transformation

Durshal aims to establish a network of community spaces to provide youth opportunities to collaborate, innovate, receive training and launch new businesses.

Pakistan cracks down on donations to banned groups during Ramadan | Ramadan
Pakistan cracks down on donations to banned groups during Ramadan

The federal government has ordered all provinces to prevent donations from reaching banned groups that use the money to fund terrorist activity.

Activists journey 2,000km across country to promote religious tolerance | Religion
Activists journey 2,000km across country to promote religious tolerance

The 'Humanity March' sought to bring members of different faiths, ethnicities and cultures from across the country together in favour of peace, pluralism and interfaith harmony.

TTP claims responsibility for deadly suicide blast at Lahore shrine | Terrorism
TTP claims responsibility for deadly suicide blast at Lahore shrine

A boy set off an explosive belt near the entrance, killing at least 10 people, police say.

Worry grows as ISIS recruiting focuses on educated youth | Terrorism
Worry grows as ISIS recruiting focuses on educated youth

The recent terror attacks in Sri Lanka underscore how militants are tapping social media and campus discussion groups to prey on students.

Pakistani officials ramp up security, tackle price gouging ahead of Ramadan | Ramadan
Pakistani officials ramp up security, tackle price gouging ahead of Ramadan

The government has set up special bazaars across the country to provide food at subsidised rates during the holy month.

Pakistanis laud new government programme seeking to eradicate poverty | Society
Pakistanis laud new government programme seeking to eradicate poverty

The initiative is a welcome move that will help make Pakistan a more prosperous, just, and safer place, say observers.

UN puts Masood Azhar on global terror list after China folds to pressure | Terrorism
UN puts Masood Azhar on global terror list after China folds to pressure

The JeM leader faces an asset freeze, a global travel ban and an arms embargo after the move.

KP eyes harsher penalties for 'ice' use | Crime & Justice
KP eyes harsher penalties for 'ice' use

New legislation is needed to reduce crystal meth abuse among youth, officials say.

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Afghanistan and Pakistan to participate in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Sindh University cancels admission of former ISIS member Islamabad police arrest 2 suspects in murder of 10-year-old girl Pakistan releases TLP leader on bail Quetta bomb kills 4 police officers Terrorists kill 5 in attack on hotel in Gwadar Pakistan gets IMF bailout Bajaur residents protest killing of polio worker Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan Pakistan arrests at least 8 Chinese for alleged human trafficking Pakistani, Afghan leaders vow to work for peace, alleviate poverty Sindh police accuse doctor of spreading HIV with syringe Khan leads groundbreaking ceremony for Mohmand Dam Pakistan lends support to US on Afghan peace process ahead of Doha talks Terrorist attack along Afghan border leaves 3 Pakistani soldiers dead