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Nomination of minority woman by JUI-F in tribal district 'historic' development

Nomination of minority woman by JUI-F in tribal district 'historic' development

Observers are praising the religious party's nomination of Suraiya Bibi, a 45-year-old Christian woman, for strengthening democracy and women's empowerment throughout Pakistan.


KP's 'Good Governance Strategy' eyes timely services, transparency

KP's 'Good Governance Strategy' eyes timely services, transparency

Government departments will be required to make more information public on the internet.


KP prepares to extend local government system to tribal districts

KP prepares to extend local government system to tribal districts

Local elections in the former tribal districts will be held in the coming months, officials say.


Khan strikes agreement with blasphemy hardliners to avert violence

Khan strikes agreement with blasphemy hardliners to avert violence

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.


Pakistan's religious minorities on path towards political empowerment

Pakistan's religious minorities on path towards political empowerment

The participation of minority religious groups in the July elections, including the first victory ever by a Hindu running for a general National Assembly seat, is a step in the right direction, observers say.


Khan highlights development, corruption fight in 1st speech as prime minister

Khan highlights development, corruption fight in 1st speech as prime minister

He spoke for more than an hour, repeating many of his campaign pledges to build an Islamic welfare state but also touching on problems rarely mentioned by Pakistani prime ministers such as child sex abuse and climate change.


Pakistan looks on in hope as Imran Khan becomes prime minister

Pakistan looks on in hope as Imran Khan becomes prime minister

Khan's government faces myriad challenges ranging from population growth to simmering extremism, but many are hoping he can steer the country in the right direction.


PTI begins coalition talks as rivals solidify opposition

PTI begins coalition talks as rivals solidify opposition

Imran Khan's PTI is in talks with independents and small parties to form a coalition government, while rival parties vow to launch a protest 'movement'.


Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years for corruption

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years for corruption

The future of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party is now in question ahead of July 25 elections.


FATA-KP merger stirs hopes of peace, economic development

FATA-KP merger stirs hopes of peace, economic development

Residents of the tribal districts are hoping the democratic change will bring improved security, rule of law, economic development and durable peace.


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