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    12 girls killed, Quetta hospital under siege

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): A dozen female university students were killed and more than 20 others wounded when a bomb ripped through the bus they were travelling in on Saturday in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province.


    Pakistan urges responsible US troop exit

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan on Thursday hoped US forces would pull out of Afghanistan in a responsible way to ensure security in the region.


    ECO Parliamentary Assembly set up

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) was set up as representatives of member countries signed as charter in Islamabad, an official said on Tuesday.

    Accidents & Disasters,Migration

    2 Afghan children die in Swabi roof-collapse

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Two children of an Afghan refugee family were among 10 people killed in rain-related incidents in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and eastern Punjab provinces, reports s

    Security and Crime

    34 dead in Lakki Marwat attack

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Thirteen Pakistani troops, a dozen armed insurgents and eleven civilians were killed after a group of suicide bombers stormed a military post in northwestern Khyber Pakhunkhwa province on Saturday, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    Kabul to ponder over Pakistan’s training offer

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Top military officials have stressed the need for enhanced mutual defence cooperation, agreeing on an enduring training relationship between Afghanistan and Pakistan, an official s


    Kabul, Islamabad agree on deeper defence links

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Defence Minister Gen. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi on Monday called for closer defence cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan in dealing with the challenges facing the two countries.

    Security and Crime

    67 killed as militant outfits clash in Tirah

    ISLAMABAD (PAN):  Sixty-seven people have been killed during an ongoing clash between rival rebel groups in the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, officials said on Monday.


    Top court orders Pakistan PM’s arrest

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the arrest of Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on the charge of receiving kickbacks from rental power projects in the energy-deficient country.

    Security and Crime

    14 Pakistan troops dead in Waziristan blast

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Fourteen Pakistani security personnel were killed and 25 others wounded Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghanistan border area on Sunday, intelligence officials said.