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Religious delegation draws contempt for visit to Iran under false pretenses
Diplomacy

Religious delegation draws contempt for visit to Iran under false pretenses

Details emerge on identity of new ISIS leader
Terrorism

Details emerge on identity of new ISIS leader

Peace opens door for HIV/AIDS awareness in tribal districts
Health

Peace opens door for HIV/AIDS awareness in tribal districts

New app marks beginning of digital effort to protect children in KP
Society

New app marks beginning of digital effort to protect children in KP

Controversial Afghan politician fails to drum up support for Tehran in Pakistan
Politics

Controversial Afghan politician fails to drum up support for Tehran in Pakistan

Iran's president denounces country's conservative rulers after candidates banned
Elections

Iran's president denounces country's conservative rulers after candidates banned

New dry port in Azakhel set to bolster Pak-Afghan trade
Economy

New dry port in Azakhel set to bolster Pak-Afghan trade

Threat of sectarian conflict in Pakistan diminished by death of Soleimani
Terrorism

Threat of sectarian conflict in Pakistan diminished by death of Soleimani

Gunmen kill Iranian militia commander as internal tension builds
Protests

Gunmen kill Iranian militia commander as internal tension builds

Pakistan, Turkmenistan ramp up co-operation on trade
Diplomacy

Pakistan, Turkmenistan ramp up co-operation on trade

Unrest grows as Iranian leaders ignore internal distress over failing economy
Protests

Unrest grows as Iranian leaders ignore internal distress over failing economy

Arrests of top TTP militants reflect continued success against militancy
Terrorism

Arrests of top TTP militants reflect continued success against militancy

Terrorist propaganda continues to put children at risk of polio
Health

Terrorist propaganda continues to put children at risk of polio

UNESCO project brings seminaries, schools together to promote tolerance
Education

UNESCO project brings seminaries, schools together to promote tolerance

Tehran's timid response to Soleimani killing underscores regime's fragility
Security

Tehran's timid response to Soleimani killing underscores regime's fragility

Sindh government cracks down on illegal drugs as dealers target students
Crime & Justice

Sindh government cracks down on illegal drugs as dealers target students

Rescue 1122 continues expansion into tribal districts
Society

Rescue 1122 continues expansion into tribal districts

Revival of Pakistan-US military training represents boon to relations
Security

Revival of Pakistan-US military training represents boon to relations

Despite ISIS claim, Afghan Taliban seen behind Quetta madrassa bombing
Terrorism

Despite ISIS claim, Afghan Taliban seen behind Quetta madrassa bombing

'Death to the dictator': angry protesters in Iran demand end to the regime
Human Rights

'Death to the dictator': angry protesters in Iran demand end to the regime

Tehran stonewalls amid mounting evidence it shot down Ukrainian airliner
Security

Tehran stonewalls amid mounting evidence it shot down Ukrainian airliner

Dispute Resolution Councils bring system of arbitration to tribal districts
Crime & Justice

Dispute Resolution Councils bring system of arbitration to tribal districts

Terror incidents in Pakistan dropped 13% in 2019 as security operations continue
Terrorism

Terror incidents in Pakistan dropped 13% in 2019 as security operations continue

Tensions ease after Iran’s retaliation on US military fails to inflict casualties
Security

Tensions ease after Iran’s retaliation on US military fails to inflict casualties

In photos: musical instrument artisans stay resilient in Peshawar
Society

In photos: musical instrument artisans stay resilient in Peshawar

New mineral policy in Balochistan highlights lopsided Chinese agreements
Economy

New mineral policy in Balochistan highlights lopsided Chinese agreements

Russia, China refuse to condemn Iranian attack on US embassy in Baghdad
Security

Russia, China refuse to condemn Iranian attack on US embassy in Baghdad

Iran abandons nuclear commitments as European powers back United States
Security

Iran abandons nuclear commitments as European powers back United States

Killing of top militant commander sends stark warning to Tehran
Security

Killing of top militant commander sends stark warning to Tehran

China's Belt and Road Initiative sparks protests in Thar
Economy

China's Belt and Road Initiative sparks protests in Thar

Peshawar's Peace Promoters encourages interfaith harmony among youth
Religion

Peshawar's Peace Promoters encourages interfaith harmony among youth

New ISIS leader remains shrouded in mystery
Analysis

New ISIS leader remains shrouded in mystery