Security

2017-01-10

Pakistan targets terrorist facilitators, financiers

After successful military operations, the government is focusing on breaking the nexus of financial support to militants.

Security 2017-01-10

Pakistan targets terrorist facilitators, financiers

After successful military operations, the government is focusing on breaking the nexus of financial support to militants.

2017-01-09

Pakistan shows decrease in violence, fatalities in 2016

Pakistan witnessed a 44% reduction in violence-related fatalities in 2016, and a 66% drop compared to 2014, according to the Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS).

Security 2017-01-09

Pakistan shows decrease in violence, fatalities in 2016

Pakistan witnessed a 44% reduction in violence-related fatalities in 2016, and a 66% drop compared to 2014, according to the Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS).

2017-01-05

Sindh Rangers responsible for sharp decrease in Karachi violence: report

A report says the Rangers are the source for a 91% decrease in targeted killings and 72% decrease in incidents of terrorism in 2016.

Security 2017-01-05

Sindh Rangers responsible for sharp decrease in Karachi violence: report

A report says the Rangers are the source for a 91% decrease in targeted killings and 72% decrease in incidents of terrorism in 2016.

2017-01-04

Pakistani forces recover massive arms cache

The heavy weapons and explosives would have facilitated terrorism against civilians, Kohat elders and residents said.

Security 2017-01-04

Pakistani forces recover massive arms cache

The heavy weapons and explosives would have facilitated terrorism against civilians, Kohat elders and residents said.

2016-12-29

Terror networks nearly eradicated in Pakistan: officials

Troops have wiped out more than 60 terror groups over the past 15 years, leaving no safe havens for their supporters, security analysts say.

Security 2016-12-29

Terror networks nearly eradicated in Pakistan: officials

Troops have wiped out more than 60 terror groups over the past 15 years, leaving no safe havens for their supporters, security analysts say.

2016-12-22

Peshawar counter-terrorism unit praised for 'remarkable' successes

The Counter-Terrorism Department's new headquarters will help officers continue to crack down on militancy in the provincial capital, observers say.

Security 2016-12-22

Peshawar counter-terrorism unit praised for 'remarkable' successes

The Counter-Terrorism Department's new headquarters will help officers continue to crack down on militancy in the provincial capital, observers say.

2016-12-19

US Navy in Gulf boosts regional stability: experts

US Naval forces deployed in regional waters have assisted mariners, including fishermen from Iran, on more than 30 occasions since 2012, officials say.

Security 2016-12-19

US Navy in Gulf boosts regional stability: experts

US Naval forces deployed in regional waters have assisted mariners, including fishermen from Iran, on more than 30 occasions since 2012, officials say.

2016-12-13

Woman hailed for joining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa bomb squad

Rafia Qaseem Baig received a master's degree in international relations and economics, yet still wanted to risk life in service to Pakistan.

Security 2016-12-13

Woman hailed for joining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa bomb squad

Rafia Qaseem Baig received a master's degree in international relations and economics, yet still wanted to risk life in service to Pakistan.

2016-12-06

Punjab, Sindh show security improvements; other provinces slide: report

Punjab province did not report a single major terrorist act in the third quarter of 2016, but Balochistan witnessed a spike in violence.

Security 2016-12-06

Punjab, Sindh show security improvements; other provinces slide: report

Punjab province did not report a single major terrorist act in the third quarter of 2016, but Balochistan witnessed a spike in violence.

2016-11-29

New cantonment aims to be symbol for peace in Swat valley

The military site is expected to bring back tourists and confidence to a valley that suffered from years of occupation by extremists.

Security 2016-11-29

New cantonment aims to be symbol for peace in Swat valley

The military site is expected to bring back tourists and confidence to a valley that suffered from years of occupation by extremists.