ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan on Wednesday allowed Afghan refugees to live legally in the country for another six months, extending a tripartite agreement that was due to expire at the end of the current month.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf on Friday said his country was ready to provide any kind of support to Afghanistan that is preparing to host the international Ulema conference in January next year.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Six people were killed and eight others, including a Taliban local commander Mullah Nazir, were wounded on Thursday in a car bombing in South Waziristan, the tribal region of Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Five Shiite mourners were killed and 90 others wounded in an insurgent attack in Pakistan’s northwestern district of Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday, the second deadly assault in the town in as many days.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Seven members of the minority Shiite sect were killed in roadside bombing near a mourning procession in Pakistan’s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Saturday, officials said.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday suggested a meeting of religious scholars from Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan to devise a joint strategy against terrorism in the region.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistani politician Qazi Hussain Ahmad, former chief of the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) party, narrowly escaped a suicide bombing in the northwestern tribal region of Mohmand near the Afghanistan border on Monday.