Terrorism

Militants from other terrorist groups are joining ISIL.

The government has a comprehensive strategy to deal with militant groups affiliated with ISIL, officials say.

Balochistan officials vow to redouble efforts to maintain peace, saying militants involved in sectarian violence will never accomplish their goals.

Iran has shown no theological purity as it routinely supports, trains and funds terrorist groups such as the Taliban and al-Qaeda.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Counter Terrorism Department has arrested 271 suspected militants, killed 36 militants and recovered 504kg of explosives so far this year.

Pakistan is countering the misuse of social media by ISIL and other militant groups bent on sowing discord and extremism.

Captain Roohullah sacrificed his life to protect the country when terrorists attacked the Police Training Centre in Quetta on October 24.

A steep rise in mental illness has occurred in KP and FATA during the Taliban's years of brutality.

ISIL claimed responsibility.

To improve its image and protect national interests, Pakistan must highlight its long history of supporting peace and security in the world, analysts say.