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).

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.

2016-11-24

Loss of Dabiq cracks image of ISIL caliphate

The routing of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' from the symbolic Syrian town will severely damage the group's image of a viable caliphate.

Security 2016-11-24

Loss of Dabiq cracks image of ISIL caliphate

The routing of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' from the symbolic Syrian town will severely damage the group's image of a viable caliphate.