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    Governance

    Pakistan to work closely with next Afghan govt

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Thursday said it would work closely with the next Afghan government and try to give further impetus to bilateral relations in diverse fields.



    Security and Crime

    7 killed, 11 injured in Charsadda blast

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): As many as six policemen and a student were killed and 11 others injured when a blast ripped through a police van in the Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province in Pakistan on Wednesday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban bomb kills 22 in Bannu, 38 injured

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): At least 22 people were killed and 38 others wounded on Sunday when a remotely controlled bomb ripped through a convoy comprising security forces and private vehicles in Pakistan’s northwestern town of Bannu in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said.



    Governance

    Aziz: No objection to Kabul-Delhi defence links

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz has said Islamabad has no objection to neighbouring countries providing military training or defence assistance to Afghanistan.



    Security and Crime

    7 Afghan Taliban prisoners freed in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan on Saturday released a group of Afghan Taliban in a bid to improve often tense relations with Afghanistan, but did not hand them over directly to the authorities in Kabul.



    Governance

    President calls for joint anti-terror campaign

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan and Afghanistan on Monday signed two agreements on boosting bilateral cooperation in the fields of security‚ trade‚ economy and communications.



    Security and Crime

    Haqqani, Al-Qaeda commanders killed in strike

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Two top insurgent commanders were among 17 militants killed in a suspected US drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Waziristan earlier in the week, officials said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Sharif invites Karzai to visit Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistani Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday phoned President Hamid Karzai and invited him to visit Islamabad for talks on issues of mutual interests.



    Security and Crime

    10 foreign tourists shot dead in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Unidentified gunmen have gunned down 10 foreign tourists in Pakistan’s northern Gilgit-Baltistan province, an official said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Karzai condemns Peshawar attack that kills 15

    KABUL/ISLAMABAD (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Friday strongly condemned a suicide attack that killed 15 people and injured 30 others inside a mosque and seminary belonging to the Shiite minority in Pakistan’s troubled northwestern city of Peshawar.