Security forces claim killing seven militants in Balochistan

QUETTA, 5 July: The security forces have claimed killing seven militants, including three commanders, and arresting 23 others in different operations in Balochistan. The Frontier...

A decade on, Kurram ghost villages still waiting for their occupants to return

Wasim Sajjad ‘You cannot trust the weather and Kurram’s situation.’ This local idiom describes the volatility of the Kurram district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where those who...

Tribesman killed as bomb goes off in Bajaur

KHAR, 27 June: A tribesman was killed while another injured, as a planted bomb went off in Gatgram area of Mamond tehsil of Bajaur...

JUIF LG election candidate shot dead in Bajaur

BAJAUR: Unidentified attackers shot dead a Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUIF) candidate for local government elections in Khar on Monday. The slain activist was identified as Muhammd...

Two blasts in Afghanistan kill 12 civilians

PESHAWAR, 13 July: Twelve civilians have died in two bomb blasts in eastern and northern Afghanistan. Abdul Karim Fayeq, police chief for Kapsia province, said...

Seminar discusses Afghanistan situation and regional plans for peace building

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the University of Peshawar jointly organized a seminar on the current situation in Afghanistan and the...

Afghan security forces claim killing 30 Taliban

KABUL, 04 July: At least 30 militants and 18 Afghan security personnel were killed in Bamyan in Kabul and Jalrez district of Wardak province,...

Afghan security forces claim killing 51 militants

PESHAWAR, 15 July: The Afghan security forces have claimed killing 51 militants during different operations. A statement issued by the Afghan defence ministry on Tuesday...

Private bank robbed in DI Khan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, 25 June: Unidentified armed men robbed Rs5 million from a private bank in Dera Ismail Khan today. Police said unidentified armed men...

SHO Shapur police station Shakeel Khan martyred in attack

Rifaqatullah Razarwal Unidentified assailants martyred Station House Officer (SHO) of the Shapur police station Shakeel Khan near the Northern Bypass on Thursday. Chamkani police station additional...

Hundreds of NCP vehicles impounded in Kurram

PARACHINAR, 08 July: Political administration of Kurram Agency has impounded hundreds of Non-Custom Paid (NCP) vehicles in various parts of this tribal agency. The vehicles...

Afghan refugee women dread returning to their war-torn country

Anum Hamid Bakht Meena husband left for work on a fine morning and never returned. Ms Meena, 45, An Afghan living in Peshawar said that...