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2017: a year of continued success against terrorism in Pakistan

2017: a year of continued success against terrorism in Pakistan

With an improved security situation, economic growth in county is speeding up, say observers.


Afghan Taliban using extortion money to buy Russian weapons

Afghan Taliban using extortion money to buy Russian weapons

Russia is selling the Taliban advanced weaponry, including laser-scoped sniper rifles, local officials say.


Sindh Police, universities work together to counter extremism on campuses

Sindh Police, universities work together to counter extremism on campuses

Ongoing discussions began after it became known that the Ansarul Shariah Pakistan militant group is made up of about a dozen highly educated members.


Terrorism in KP reaches record low in 2017

Terrorism in KP reaches record low in 2017

The province has seen the number of terrorist attacks hit a ten-year low, police say, as security personnel step up operations.


Specialised training continues to enhance KP Police

Specialised training continues to enhance KP Police

More than 17,000 police officers have trained at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's eight specialised police schools.


New course improves KP police's counter-terrorism capabilities

New course improves KP police's counter-terrorism capabilities

The Operational Command Course is aimed at training mid-level officers on how to respond to terrorist emergencies and conduct raids.


Revitalised Pakistan-Afghanistan security co-operation hits militants hard

Revitalised Pakistan-Afghanistan security co-operation hits militants hard

The recent killing of key terrorist leaders has sent shockwaves among militants along the border.


Hundreds of Balochistan militants surrender, say 'we were used'

Hundreds of Balochistan militants surrender, say 'we were used'

Former militants say their leaders misled them and used them as pawns of war for personal gains.


Pakistani forces find militant hideouts, recover arms cache in FATA

Pakistani forces find militant hideouts, recover arms cache in FATA

The operation is a major achievement in the war on terror, observers and officials say.


Pakistani-Saudi military exercises show strong united front against terrorism

Pakistani-Saudi military exercises show strong united front against terrorism

The 2-week special forces exercise in Riyadh will run November 25-December 10.


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